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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Modern and Classical Language Studies

109 Satterfield Hall
Tel: 330-672-2150

The Latin minor allows students to gain expertise in Latin and ancient culture beyond the Intermediate II level. Students obtain proficiency in Latin and take courses in Roman culture, history and archaeology.


Attribute Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Attribute Course Title
  LAT 16201 Elementary Latin I (4)  
  LAT 16202 Elementary Latin II (4)  
Attribute Course Title Credits Min. Grade
  LAT 26201 Intermediate Latin I: Readings 3  
  LAT 26202 Intermediate Latin II: Readings 3  
  LAT 36170 Cicero 3  
  LAT 36171 Vergil 3  
  Classical Culture: choose from the following 6  


CLAS 21405 The Roman Achievement (3)    
  CLAS 21406 Sport and Daily Life (3)    
  CLAS 41006 Roman History (3)    


CLAS 41092 Field Experience in Classics (1-4)    
  CLAS 41095 Special Topics in Classics (3)    
  CLAS 41096 Individual Investigation (3)    
  CLAS 41097 Colloquium in Classics (3)    
  CLAS 41301 Classical Mythology (3)    
WIC/ELR CLAS 41304 Latin Literature in Translation (3)    
  CLAS 41305 Classical Literary Studies (3)    
  CLAS 41402 Roman Archaeology and Art (3)    
  CLAS 41404 Ancient Christianities (3)    
  MCLS 30420 Foreign Languages and Culture Studies (3)    
    Latin 30000 or 40000-level course (3)    
  TOTAL 18  

Note: Prerequisites can be satisfied with demonstrated language proficiency.

Special Department Note: Some courses in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages are offered on a rotating basis. Rotations and course availability may change at any time. Please see the Department's course offering projections and advising information for assistance with course planning. 

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Minimum overall 2.000 GPA.
  2. Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).