LAT 411 Advanced Latin Grammar (3 credits)
This course will provide a detailed review of Latin vocabulary, morphology, grammar, and syntax, analyzed on both theoretical and applied levels. Lexical, grammatical, and syntactic topics related to the Latin language that are usually problematic for advanced level learners of Latin will be discussed and explored. This course is designed to help students deepen and improve their knowledge about and understanding of the complexities of Latin grammar and syntax. This course will benefit majors in Latin who are considering teaching and research careers in Latin and Classical studies. Emphasis will be placed on the role of proficiency in Latin vocabulary, morphology, grammar, and syntax in language teacher education. Translation and composition in Latin poetry and prose will highlight complex grammatical principles and structures and will sharpen students’ awareness of the complexities of Latin language and literature.