BA in Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures - Latin Specialization

Program Requirements

A specialization in Latin consists of a minimum of 30 credit hours beyond LATN 112 or its equivalent, and must include:

Course Title Hours
LATN 526Advanced Grammar and Composition3
MCLL 351Linguistics and Foreign Languages3
Select at least 24 additional credit hours in Latin beyond LATN 112 or its equivalent24
Total Credit Hours30

Note: Travel seminar in Latin does not count toward the specialization in Latin.

Student Teachers

Students who plan to teach Latin should consult with the department’s professor in charge of teacher education early in their Fairmount College career. In addition to the requirements for specialization, it is recommended that future teachers take courses beyond the general education requirements in other foreign languages, history, art history, English or philosophy.

Requirements for this program:

  1. Grade point average of 3.000 or higher in Latin;
  2. Special departmental approval based on demonstrated proficiency in the use of Latin (based on certification and teacher education regulations issued by the Kansas State Department of Education); and
  3. The professional foundation courses for education required by the teacher education program (see College of Applied Studies).

Applied Learning

Students in the MCLL/Latin program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by successful completion of LATN 526 Advanced Grammar and Composition, involving study of Latin concepts and phrases in the legal and medical professions; or by completing MCLL 351 Linguistics and Foreign Languages, involving a sociolinguistic, i.e. applied component together with emphasis on the historical development of the modern Romance languages from Latin.