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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


Latin courses taught at USC

Below, you will find a list of the most commonly taught Latin courses at USC and their respective prerequisites.

LATN 109 - Beginning Latin I

Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills.

This course is restricted to those students who meet any of the following requirements.
•  Never previously studied Latin
•  Not studied Latin within the past five years
•  Scored an L1 on the USC Latin placement exam


LATN 110
- Beginning Latin II

Introduction to grammar and practical vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills.

This course is restricted to those students who meet the following requirement.
•  Successfully completed LATN109


LATN 121
- Elementary Latin

Grammar and vocabulary necessary for fundamental reading skills.

This course is restricted to those students who meet the following requirement.
•  Scored an L2 on the USC Latin placement exam

 
LATN 122 - Basic Proficiency in Latin

Practice and further development of essential reading skills.

This course is restricted to those students who meet any of the following requirements.
•  Successfully completed LATN110
•  Successfully completed LATN121
•  Scored a 3 on either the AP Latin exam
•  Scored an L3 on the USC Latin placement exam


LATN 301
- Advanced Readings in Latin Literature

A survey of Latin literature designed for the student who wishes to develop a major or cognate in Latin.

This course is restricted to those students who meet any of the following requirements.
•  Successfully completed LATN122
•  Scored a 4 or 5 on the AP Latin exam
•  Scored a 4 on the Upper-Level IB Latin B Exam
•  Scored an L5 on the USC Latin placement exam