2016-2017 Academic Bulletin 
    Jun 18, 2024  
2016-2017 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Professors Herrman, Orttung

Allegheny College offers a minor in Latin and instruction in the Latin language through the department of Modern and Classical Languages. See also the minor inClassical Studies .”

Latin Learning Outcomes

Latin 110 and 120


  • Learn the morphological and syntactical structure of the language;
  • Acquire a basic vocabulary geared toward the texts commonly taught at the intermediate and advanced level.

Latin 215


  1. Begin reading extensive selections of authentic Latin literature;
  2. Practice parsing increasingly complex syntax;
  3. Learn to use reference grammars and dictionaries;
  4. Expand their vocabulary.

Latin 315


  1. Consolidate and develop reading skills through exposure to a variety of different authors and genres;
  2. Learn to analyze ancient writing as sophisticated literature;
  3. Gaining speed and experience in reading;
  4. Produce their own written analysis of the primary material they are reading in the original.