Latin Minor

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

Courses used to fulfill the minor requirements must be taken for a letter grade and passed with a grade of mid-C or better.

Upper-division Latin (LAT) courses 116
Upper-division elective courses (see table below)8
Total Credits24

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 and Architecture
Roman Art & Architecture
ARH 326
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
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Ancient Science and Culture
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