Nov 21, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Foreign Language with Concentration in Latin, B.A.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Language with Concentration in Latin.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


31 credits:

 

  • LATIN 101 - Beginning Latin Credits: (3)
  • LATIN 102 - Beginning Latin Credits: (3)
  • Latin 200-Level Latin Major course Credits: (3)
  • Latin 200-Level Latin Major course Credits: (3)
  • Latin 300 or 400 - Level Major course Credits: (3)
  • Latin Elective Credits: (3) (Taught in English)
  • Latin 300 or 400 - Level Major course Credits:(3)
  • Latin Elective Credits: (3) (Taught in English)
  • LATIN 498 - Senior Seminar Credits: (1)
  • Latin 300 or 400 - Level Major course Credits: (3)
  • Latin 300 or 400 - Level Major course Credits: (3)
  • The two Latin Electives taught in English may be courses offered by other departments in semesters other than those shown in the chart above. Students may take those electives as they are offered and as their schedule allows.

Electives


42 to 48 credits 

Note


A major in Foreign Language with a Concentration in Latin consists of 31 credits beginning at the 100 level. Students who begin at the 200 level or higher may count prior learning credits toward the major. Two (2) elective courses [6 credits] within the major are chosen in accordance with the academic interests of the student and their intended career path. These may be additional advanced level Latin, Greek courses, courses in a modern language such as Italian; or, courses taught in English by another department where the study of a classical culture, its history and/or literature are a major focus. These elective courses are intended to provide students with supporting skills that will serve them in graduate studies in classics or other particular career paths.

Normally, majors must take at least 19 credits in Latin at Mount St. Mary's, of which a minimum of six credits must be taken during the senior year for those students who have a single major, and three credits for those with a double major. In addition students must take LATIN 498 - Senior Seminar in the fall of their senior year.

 

To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Foregin Language with Concentration in Latin, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

Foundation of Social Science (3)

LATIN 101 Beginning Latin (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

Spring Semester

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

LATIN 102 Beginning Latin (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

Latin 200- Level Latin course

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  (either semester)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 220 Belief in Today's World (3)  

Latin 200- Level Latin course (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

XXMO 300 Modernity in Lit./Art/Music/Theatre (3)

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

Latin 300/400-Level Latin course (3)

GNSCI Lab Science (4) (either semester)

13 credits

Spring Semester

XXGE 3XX Global Encounters (3)

THEOL/PHIL 300 Ethics & The Human Good(3)

Latin 300/400-Level Latin course (3)

Latin Elective (taught in English) (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

 

Senior Year 

Fall Semester

LATIN 498 Senior Seminar (1)  

Latin 300/400-Level Latin course (3)

Elecitve (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

16 credits 

Spring Semester

Latin 300/400- Level Latin course (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 credits 

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