Why learn Latin?

  • The Latin language has been in existence for over 2,750 years compared to 1,000 years for English.

  • It was the language of scholars including Sir Issac Newton, Thomas Jefferson and William Shakespeare.

  • Studying Latin and learning the basis for many of our grammatical rules can reduce the time and difficulty of learning almost any other subject.

  • Latin is very exact and developing an understanding of the mechanics and structure enhances your accuracy, organization and analytical skills.

Courses offered: First-year Latin:  Latin 111, Latin 112, Latin 113

Students who complete first year of Latin will be able to:
  • Identify grammatical constructions and demonstrate the ability to parse any given word therein.

  • Compose simple English sentences in Latin.

  • Translate a variety of Latin passages into English.