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Department of Classical Studies

Minor in Latin

Students on Summer 2024, Fall 2024, or Spring 2025 requirements LATINMIN

Requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Literature. Nine (9) credit hours:
    • CLAS-L 304 Catullus
    • CLAS-L 305 Ovid
    • CLAS-L 307 Cicero
    • CLAS-L 308 Caesar
    • CLAS-L 309 Introduction to Vergil's Aeneid
    • CLAS-L 311 Sallust
    • CLAS-L 396 Classical Latin Abroad
    • CLAS-L 407
    • CLAS-L 408 Roman Comedy
    • CLAS-L 409 Readings in Medieval Latin
    • CLAS-L 410 Advanced Prose Composition
    • CLAS-L 423 Roman Satire
    • CLAS-L 424 Silver Age Historians
    • CLAS-L 426 Rhetoric and Oratory
    • CLAS-L 427 Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics
    • CLAS-L 428 Advanced Study of Virgil's Aeneid
    • CLAS-L 429 Roman Letters
    • CLAS-L 430 Lucretius
    • CLAS-L 432 Livy
    • CLAS-X 492 Individual Reading in Latin
  2. Electives. Six (6) additional credit hours:
    • CLAS-L 200
    • CLAS-L 250
    • CLAS-L 304 Catullus
    • CLAS-L 305 Ovid
    • CLAS-L 307 Cicero
    • CLAS-L 308 Caesar
    • CLAS-L 309 Introduction to Vergil's Aeneid
    • CLAS-L 311 Sallust
    • CLAS-L 396 Classical Latin Abroad
    • CLAS-L 400 Intensive Study of Literary Latin
    • CLAS-L 407
    • CLAS-L 408 Roman Comedy
    • CLAS-L 409 Readings in Medieval Latin
    • CLAS-L 410 Advanced Prose Composition
    • CLAS-L 423 Roman Satire
    • CLAS-L 424 Silver Age Historians
    • CLAS-L 426 Rhetoric and Oratory
    • CLAS-L 427 Virgil's Eclogues and Georgics
    • CLAS-L 428 Advanced Study of Virgil's Aeneid
    • CLAS-L 429 Roman Letters
    • CLAS-L 430 Lucretius
    • CLAS-L 432 Livy
    • CLAS-X 492 Individual Reading in Latin
  3. Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    2. Minor Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    3. Minor Upper Division Credit Hours. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    4. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.

Minor Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

  • Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken—as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent—except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
  • Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

This program of study cannot be combined with the following:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies—Latin and Greek (CLSTBA)
  • Minor in Greek (GREEKMIN)

Exceptions to and substitutions for minor requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.