Degree requirements include 37 hours of graduate-level course work. Of these, 18 must be in Latin courses, 3 in Classical Culture, 1 in Proseminar and at least 1 in Latin Teaching Methods. The remainder may be in a variety of courses in Greek, Latin, classical civilization, ancient history, archaeology, art, philosophy, linguistics, or other related fields. Reading proficiency in German, French, or Italian is recommended. All students must pass a written examination on the Reading List in their first year and as their final assessment, an oral examination on a research portfolio or teaching project.
M.A. in Latin (non-thesis)
The M.A. in Latin is designed for students who plan to teach Latin at the secondary level. In lieu of a research thesis, students produce a final teaching project which can be used in the classroom upon graduation.