The UO Department of Classics introduces students to foundational concepts of Western culture and literature through the study of Roman history and culture. Undergraduate students can minor in Latin, giving them the opportunity to explore Roman history and culture through concentrated study on Latin language as well as related courses. Students read literature, philosophy, and history texts both in the original Latin and in translation.
Latin Minor Requirements
|Upper-division Latin (LAT) courses 1||16|
|Upper-division elective courses (see table below)||8|
Four credits of first-year Latin may be applied to this total.
Students must have a grade point average of 2.50 or better in courses applied to the minor. At least four courses (typically 16 credits) must be taken at the University of Oregon.
Approved Elective Courses
|Archaeology of Egypt and Near East|
|Origins of Art|
|History of World Architecture I|
|Ancient Jewish Art|
|Ancient Greek Art & Architecture|
|Ancient Mediterranean Art: [Topic]|
|Greek and Roman Epic|
|Greek and Roman Tragedy|
|Classical Greek Philosophers|
|Early China, Ancient Greece|
|Death and Rebirth in Greece and India|
|Gender and Sexuality in Antiquity|
|Ancient Greece: [Topic]|
|Ancient Rome: [Topic]|
|Ancient Science and Culture|
|Ancient Philosophers: [Topic]|