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LAT 506 : First-Year Latin I (Online)

Texas Common Number : LATI 1511

Course Description

5 college credit hours

The online course Latin 506 is modeled after the first-year Latin course taught at The University of Texas at Austin and is modified to meet the needs of distance learning students. Latin 506 does not emphasize speaking or writing Latin; instead, the goal is to prepare students to read Latin as it was written by major Roman authors.

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Official UT Austin Course Description
Fundamentals of grammar and reading. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin 601C; 506 and 507; 506Q; 508.


Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
25 assignments
1 exam (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Wheelock, Frederic M. Wheelock's Latin, 5th ed. HarperCollins, 1995.
ISBN 0-06-467179-8

Goldman, N. and L. Szymanski. English Grammar for Students of Latin, 2nd ed. (Optional, but recommended). Olivia and Hill, 1993.
ISBN 0-934034-19-2

Course Fees (exam proctoring fees may apply and are not included)


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