How to Read Course Descriptions
The bolded first line begins with a capitalized abbreviation that designates the subject area followed by the course number and title. The credit hour value is also displayed.
Components: Indicates that the course has multiple components, such as lecture (LEC) and laboratory (LAB). The corresponding component hours are included in parentheses. For example, LEC (2), LAB (3).
The course description outlines what topics are covered in the course.
Prerequisites: Coursework to be completed and/or requirements required before taking the course.
Corequisites: Course(s) that must be taken in the same term.
"Recommended courses": Prerequisites or corequisites that are not required for enrollment in a particular course but would aid the student in successful completion of that course.
General Education Key: Indicates the General Education area for which the course may fulfill a requirement.
- SD - Science Distributive Requirement
- BSD - Behavioral and Social Science Distributive Requirement
- HD - Humanities Distributive Requirement
- AD - Arts Distributive Requirement
- EC - English Composition Requirement
- I - Interdisciplinary Requirement
- J - Diverse Communities Requirement
- W - Writing Emphasis Requirement
- SE - Speaking Emphasis Requirement
- ET - Ethics Requirement
- F - Foreign Languages Culture Cluster
- AR - Arabic Culture Cluster
- ASL - American Sign Language Culture Cluster
- CC - Classical Civilizations Culture Cluster
- FA - French & Francophone Area Culture Cluster
- GER - German Culture Cluster
- IT - Italian Culture Cluster
- REE - Russian & Eastern European Culture Cluster
- SP - Spanish Culture Cluster
Distance Education: Indicates if a course is approved to be offered via distance education. See the class schedule for details.
Consent: Department must give permission for a student to enroll in a course. Generally done through an electronic code that is created in myWCU, allowing the student to then enroll themselves into the course.
Typically Offered: Indicates what semester the course is typically offered.
Repeatable for Credit: Indicates if a student can take the course more than once and obtain credit. Verify the maximum allowable number of credits with the department.
Cross Listed: Indicates if there are any other course offerings that are considered equivalent to the course listing.
LAT 101. Elementary Latin I. 3 Credits.
Forms, syntax, and idioms of classical Latin. Selected readings.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
LAT 102. Elementary Latin II. 3 Credits.
LAT 201. Cicero. 3 Credits.
LAT 202. Vergil. 3 Credits.
LAT 301. Teaching of Latin. 3 Credits.
LAT 302. The Latin Lyric Poets. 3 Credits.
LAT 303. Advanced Latin Prose Composition. 3 Credits.
Required of Latin majors; open to other students accepted by the instructor. The complex syntactical structures of Latin of classical style. Translations of English into classical Latin.
Pre / Co requisites: LAT 303 requires prerequisite of LAT 202.
LAT 304. The Latin Elegiac Poets. 3 Credits.
Latin elegiac poetry through readings in Ovid, Tibullus, Lygdamus, Sulpicia, and Propertius. Practice in the composition of elegiac poetry.
Pre / Co requisites: LAT 304 requires a prerequisite of LAT 202.
LAT 305. Reading Course in Latin. 3 Credits.
LAT 306. Roman Historians. 3 Credits.
LAT 401. Roman Drama. 3 Credits.
LAT 402. Roman Philosophy. 3 Credits.
Introduction to Greek and Roman philosophy. Readings in Cicero, Tusculan Disputations, and Lucretius, De Rerum Natura.
Pre / Co requisites: LAT 402 requires prerequisite of LAT 202.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.
LAT 403. Roman Satire. 3 Credits.
LAT 404. The Latin Novel. 3 Credits.
Readings in Petronius, Satyricon, and Apuleius, The Golden Ass. Lectures and discussions of the emergence of the novel as a literary form.
Pre / Co requisites: LAT 404 requires prerequisite of LAT 202.
LAT 405. Medieval Latin. 3 Credits.
LAT 406. Latin Tutorial Course. 3 Credits.
Required of majors in Latin or Classics; open to other students accepted by the instructor. Introduction to the history of the alphabet; principles of historical and comparative linguistics, especially as applied to Greek and Latin; and history of the Latin language as seen in ancient authors and inscriptions.
Pre / Co requisites: LAT 406 requires a prerequisite of LAT 202.