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Classics: Emphasis in Latin Teaching - Minor

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College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of History

Classics Minor with Emphasis in Civilization, Greek Language, Latin Language or Latin Teaching

Coordination: Mark L. Damen, Susan O. Shapiro, and Frances B. Titchener, Department of History
Location: Main 323
Phone: (435) 797-1290
FAX: (435) 797-3899

An academic minor is available in the field of Classical Studies with four areas of emphasis: Classical Civilization, Latin Language, Greek Language, and Latin Teaching. From the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean area are derived our government, literature, sciences, and laws. The classical world is the backdrop of the modern world. In association with various majors, the Classics minor is designed to enhance intellectual abilities and practical skills.

Requirements (21 credits + 35 credits in STEP)


The remaining 3 credits must be taken in upper-division Latin. Students may fulfill this requirement either by taking LATN 4100  a second time (provided a different author is studied) or by taking 3 credits of LATN 4930 . (Directed Readings in Latin Poetry and Prose Authors.)

Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) (35 credits)

In order to receive teaching certification in Latin, students must also pass the PRAXIS exam, as well as successfully complete the STEP as part of their major.  For further information about the STEP program, contact the School of Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) or see the booklet Guide to the Undergraduate Program in Secondary Education at USU, available at the USU Campus Store.

Requirement Changes
Graduation requirements shown on this sheet are subject to change.  Students should check with their assigned advisor concerning possible changes.

Materials for Persons with Disabilities
This requirement sheet is available in digital format, recordings, or large print upon request to the USU Disability Resource Center.  

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