Latin Major with Teacher Certification in Latin (Preschool-Grade 12) (B.A.)

Students who wish to pursue P-12 teacher certification in Latin must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Please see the Teacher Education Program website for the required professional sequence of courses and other important Program requirements, guidelines, and procedures. Students are strongly advised to review the Teacher Education Program Handbook.

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 3.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Required Courses
Select 18 credits from the following:18
Select 6-9 credits from the following:
Latin Literature of the Republic
Latin Literature of the Golden Age
Latin Literature of the Silver Age
Select 9-12 credits from the following:
Beginning Greek I
Beginning Greek II
Intermediate Greek I
Intermediate Greek II
Greek New Testament
Greek Epic Poetry
Attic Orators
Greek Tragedy
Greek Historians
Greek Philosophers
Greek Lyric Poets
Hesoid
Selected Readings in Ancient Greek
Greek Composition
Latin Literature of the Middle Ages
Latin Composition
Advanced Latin Grammar
Roman Letter Writing
Roman Drama
Roman Lyric Poetry
Roman Biography
Linguistic History of the Latin Language
Roman Historians
The Epic and Vergil
Lucretius and Ancient Science
Ovid
Caesar: End of the Republic
Roman Satire
The Elegy
Senior Seminar
Advanced Latin Readings: Selected Topics
Cicero: Ancient Philosophy
Elective Courses
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Roman Art
Early Medieval Art: Early Christian, Byzantine Early Medieval
English Vocabulary: Classical Roots
General Humanities I (to 1400)
Classicism and American Culture
Greek Civilization
Greek Civilization
Roman Civilization
Roman Civilization
Women, Gender, and Sexuality in the Ancient World
Mythology
Selected Topics in Greek and Roman Literature and Culture
Selected Topics in Ancient History (Greece, Rome, W. Asia, N. Africa, Europe)
The City in Antiquity
Selected Topics in Mediterranean Archaeology
Field Methods in Mediterranean Archaeology
Introduction to Roman Law
Greek Tragedy
Seminar in Classical Humanities
Beginning Greek I
Beginning Greek II
Intermediate Greek I
Intermediate Greek II
Greek New Testament
Greek Epic Poetry
Attic Orators
Greek Tragedy
Greek Historians
Greek Philosophers
Greek Lyric Poets
Hesoid
Selected Readings in Ancient Greek
Greek Composition
Beginning Latin I
Beginning Latin II
Intermediate Latin I
Intermediate Latin II
Latin Literature of the Republic
Latin Literature of the Golden Age
Latin Literature of the Silver Age
Latin Literature of the Middle Ages
Latin Composition
Advanced Latin Grammar
Roman Letter Writing
Roman Drama
Roman Lyric Poetry
Roman Biography
Methods of Teaching Latin
Linguistic History of the Latin Language
Roman Historians
The Epic and Vergil
Lucretius and Ancient Science
Ovid
Caesar: End of the Republic
Roman Satire
The Elegy
Senior Seminar
Study Abroad
Advanced Latin Readings: Selected Topics
History of Philosophy: Ancient Philosophy
Total Credits30
 

Teacher Ed Program Requirements (P-12)

Teacher Ed Pre-Requisite Requirements
Health for Teacher Education
Select one of the following: 13-4
Biological Sciences
Biology for Survival
The Biology of Human Life
Human Heredity
Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I
Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Genetics
Personal Health Issues
Injury Prevention and Emergency Care
Study of Human Diseases
Perspectives on Drugs
Mental Health
Human Sexuality
Health Education Methods
School Health and Community Services
Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals
Honors Seminar in Science
Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science
Principles and Practice of Emergency Care
Nutrition
Speech for Teacher Education
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
Additional Teacher Ed Pre-Requisites
EDFD 200Psychological Foundations of Education3
or PSYC 200 Educational Psychology
EDFD 220Philosophical Orientation to Education3
EDFD 221Historical Foundations of American Education3
Select one of the following:3
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Public Purposes of Education: Democracy and Schooling
Professional Sequence
Professional Sequence Courses
Select one of the following:3
Teaching for Equity and Diversity
Teaching for Equity Diversity
Teaching for Equity Diversity
Select one of the following:1
Educating English Language Learners
Educating English Language Learners
Educating English Language Learners
SASE 310Inclusion in Middle and Secondary Schools1
READ 411Language and Literacy3
SASE 314Assessment of Learning1
SASE 316Integrating Technology Across the School Curriculum1
SASE 450Fieldwork3
SASE 451Teaching for Learning I3
Methods Course(s)
Select one of the following according to major:3-7
Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education II: P-12
Dance Methods
Teaching English (secondary)
Teaching French in P-12: Practice
The Teaching of Health
and Seminar in Physical Education
and Teaching of Secondary Physical Education
The Teaching of Italian in Elementary and Secondary Schools
Methods of Teaching Latin
Methods and Material of TESL
Teaching of Mathematics
Music Classroom Methods I
and Music Classroom Methods II
The Teaching of Science in Secondary Schools
Methods of Teaching Social Studies
Special Topics in Teaching Spanish K-12
Professional Semester Courses
SASE 452Teaching for Learning II3
SASE 453Clinical Practice II9
Total Credits49-54
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