College of Arts & Sciences

Latin Studies

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Program Summary

SPRING 2021
Application Dates: 12/7/2020
Start Dates: 01/25/2021
FALL 2021
Application Dates: 07/23/2021
COST AND CREDITS
Credits required: 9
Cost per credit: $693

Terence Tunberg

Director of Graduate Certificate in Latin Studies

Professor

Dr. Milena Minkova

Professor

Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures (MCLLC)

College of Arts & Sciences

1055 Patterson Office Tower

Lexington KY 40506

859-257-3761

  • GC
Our Graduate Certificate in Latin Studies offers intensive immersion in the Latin language and literature that allows students to master this classical language. This program is designed for those seeking careers as Latin teachers in secondary schools, or the graduate student pursuing advanced degrees in fields where Latin proficiency is important (e.g. History, Philosophy, Modern Languages, Linguistics, Theology, Classics, Conservation fields), or as a secondary preparation for Law and Medicine. 

Program Summary

SPRING 2021
Application Dates: 12/7/2020
Start Dates: 01/25/2021
FALL 2021
Application Dates: 07/23/2021
COST AND CREDITS
Credits required: 9
Cost per credit: $693

Gain Command of Latin in a Concentrated Format

This certificate offers you an interdisciplinary opportunity to gain command of Latin. The curriculum consist of a sequence of four courses in Latin language and literature. Upon completion, you will acquire not merely reading skills but also considerable command of the language. We recommend that students interested in this graduate certificate please contact the program director to ensure you have the necessary prerequisite courses or equivalent level of competencies. 


REQUIREMENT

CLA 501, Introduction to Latin Prose Composition (prerequisite), or the attainment of an equivalent level of competence as determined by the Director of the Latin Studies Curriculum.


CURRICULUM

• Completion of  9 credit hours with a GPA (in those same courses) of at least 3.33. 
• Courses: 

CLA 611: Latin of Ancient Rome and the Middle Ages (may be repeated up to three times with a different selection of primary texts each time)
CLA 612: Latin of the Middle Ages to the Modern World (may be repeated up to three times with a different selection of primary texts each time)
MCL 591: Language Practicum (may be repeated up to five times for credit with different subtitles)

NOTE: An independent study course under the number CLA 580 or CLA 695 may, with the permission of the Director of the Latin Studies Curriculum, count towards the minimum of 9 credit hours of Latin Studies course work needed for this Graduate Certificate.

Contact

Terence Tunberg

Director of Graduate Certificate in Latin Studies

Professor

Dr. Milena Minkova

Professor

Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures (MCLLC)

College of Arts & Sciences

1055 Patterson Office Tower

Lexington KY 40506

859-257-3761

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.