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Majors and Minors

The Classics Major

Majors in foreign languages at Austin Peay are all classified as receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in the target language, e.g., Classics, or Greek.  The following courses are required for the B.A. in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in Classics.  The major consists of 30 hours of coursework.  NB: Courses at APSU have four letter prefixes, followed by four digit numbers.  The introductory level is 1010/1020.

Students must complete the following:

GREK 2010, 2020; LATN 2010, 2020;

Select three from any of the GREK or LATN 3000 or 4000 series courses. 

Select three from the following courses:

Any of the CLAS series (you will find a full listing of these on the page that has descriptions of the Civilization courses), or:

GREK 1110 (Modern Greek)

ART 2010 (Introduction to Art History)

HIST 3300 (History of Ancient Greece)

HIST 3310 (History of Ancient Rome)

HIST 3480 (Early Middle Ages)

PHIL 3100 (Introduction to Ancient Philosophy).

 

The Greek Major

The following are the requirements for a B.A. in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in Greek.  All foreign language majors must have at least one year of study in a second language in addition to their primary language.

GREK 2010, 2020;

Select three from any of the GREK 3000 or 4000 series courses. 

Select two from Latin, French, German, or Spanish 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020. 

Select four from the following courses:

any of the CLAS series, or:

GREK 1110 (Modern Greek)

ART 2010 (Introduction to Art History

HIST 3300 (History of Ancient Greece)

HIST 3320 (History of Ancient Rome)

PHIL 3100 (Ancient Philosophy) 

 

The Latin Major

The following are requirements for a B. A. in Foreign Languages with a Specialization in Latin.  All foreign language majors must have at least one year of study in a second language in addition to their primary language.

LATN 2010, 2020;  

Select three from any of the LATN 3000 or 4000 series courses.   

Select two from Greek, French, German, or Spanish 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020.   

Select four from the following courses:  

any of the CLAS series, or: 

ART 2010 (Introduction to Art History) 

HIST 3310 (History of Ancient Greece)  

HIST 3320 (History of Ancient Rome)  

PHIL 3100 (Ancient Philosophy)

 

The Latin Major with Teaching Certification

This program is designed specifically for those who wish to receive secondary teaching certification upon graduation.  Students in this program must minor in Education, and must take the education courses in sequence.  Students should begin those classes as early as possible.  The requirements are as follows:

Praxis II Required Testing:  Test Code 30524 (7-12) Principles of Learning and Teaching 7-12; AND Test Code 0601 Latin (minimum score 141).

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS:

NB: Effective fall 2013 a study abroad experience is required of all those seeking licensure in Latin. 

LATN 2010   Intermediate Latin  (3)

LATN 2020   Intermediate Latin II (3)

CLAS 3620   Roman Civilization (3)

CLAS 3310  The Greek Myths (3)

HIST 3310   Ancient Rome (3)

CLAS 3420   Roman Art and Archaeology (3)

(taught as part of Study Abroad)

LING 4400 Teaching Foreign Languages in HS (3)

Select three from the LATN 3000/4000 series (9 hours):

LATN 3510  Latin Historians (3)

LATN 3610  Latin Drama (3)

LATN 3620  Latin Letters (3)

LATN 3710  Latin Lyric Poetry

LATN 3720  Latin Epic

LATN 3810  Latin  Rhetoric

LATN 4210  Latin Prose

LATN 4300  The Roman Novel

LATN 4310  Medieval Latin

LATN 4410  Latin Satire

Students will take one-year of Greek, Chinese, French, German, or Spanish (6-8 hours).

Additional Requirements for Licensure and Graduation:

EDUC 4610 Student Teaching: 7-8 (5)

EDUC 4710 Student Teaching: 9-12 (5)

EDUC 4950 Seminar (2)

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION MINOR:

EDUC 2100 Foundation of Education (2)

EDUC 4270 Evaluation and Assessment (3)

EDUC 3040 Instructional Technology (3)

EDUC 4440 Theories of Learning (3)

EDUC 3070 Instructional Strategies (3)

SPED 3000 Introduction to Special Ed. (3)

EDUC 4160 Teaching Diverse Students (3)

* EDUC 4080 Classroom Management (3)

*Requires Milestone II status

NOTE:  Successful completion of Milestones I, II, III, and IV are required for teacher licensure programs.  Milestone assessment criteria is available at http://www.apsu.edu/educ

Minors

APSU offers Minors in Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization.  The minors in Greek and Latin consist of 2 years of language study and three courses in the history and/or civilization of Greece and Rome.  The Classical Civilization minor requires only one year of either language, plus four courses in the civilization and/or history of the ancient world.  Specific requirements follow.

Greek Minor  (20-22 Hours)

Choose four from the following: GREK 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020, or any of the GREK 3000 or 4000 courses. 

Choose 3 from the CLAS 3000 series, or

GREK 1110 (Modern Greek)

ART 2010 (Introduction to Art History)

HIST 3300 (History of Ancient Greece)

HIST 3310 (History of Ancient Rome)

HIST 3480 (Early Middle Ages)

PHIL 3100 (Introduction to Ancient Philosophy).

Latin Minor  (20-22 Hours)

Choose four from the following: LATN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020, or any of the LATN 3000 or 4000 courses. 

Choose 3 from the CLAS 3000 series, or

ART 2010 (Introduction to Art History)

HIST 3300 (History of Ancient Greece)

HIST 3310 (History of Ancient Rome)

HIST 3480 (Early Middle Ages)

PHIL 3100 (Introduction to Ancient Philosophy).

Classical Civilization Minor 

(20-22 Hours)

Choose two from the following: GREK or LATN 1010, 1020, 2010, 2020, or any of the GREK or LATN 3000 or 4000 courses. 

Choose 4 from the CLAS 3000 series, or

ART 2010 (Introduction to Art History)

HIST 3300 (History of Ancient Greece)

HIST 3310 (History of Ancient Rome)

HIST 3480 (Early Middle Ages)

PHIL 3100 (Introduction to Ancient Philosophy).