Latin Minor
Latin is the language formerly spoken throughout the Roman empire and is the language of early art, literature, and political thought. Latin is also the mother of the modern romance languages, such as French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Knowledge of Latin can be a great advantage to students interested in graduate study in ancient history, classics, archaeology, linguistics, medieval studies, comparative literature, and other fields.
Degree Types: Minor

About the Program

You might like this program if…

  • You’re looking to supplement your major with a language that can greatly improve your vocabulary and grammar.
  • You want to develop a mastery of the grammatical structures essential to the ability to read Latin.
  • You hope to improve your skill of formulating persuasive and clear messages.

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This program is housed in the Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
 at Penn State University Park.
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