Latin (Minor)

Latin (Minor)

Classics student in Hamilton Smith

What is Latin?

In the Latin minor, you’ll study Latin and the civilization, culture and mythology of the Roman world. You’ll be able to improve your fluency and your composition skills, and read in the original such classics as Lucretius, Catullus, Vergil, Horace and Ovid.

Why study Latin at UNH?

In addition to an excellent foundation in the liberal arts, the Latin minor offers a wide range of courses and opportunities.The UNH classics program is part of the consortium of universities that supports the Intercollegiate Center for the Classical Studies in Rome, and the department also manages a popular January-term course in the ancient city.

Potential career areas

  • Latin education
  • Linguistics
  • Translation
  • Journalism

Curriculum & Requirements

The coordinator is Harriet Fertik, Murkland Hall 305; Department of Classics, Humanities and Italian Studies; e-mail

A minor in Latin consists of five courses (20 credits).

Select five elective courses in Latin20
Total Credits20

Explore Program Details

At the beginning of your final semester of study, you should complete a certification of completion of minor form, obtain the necessary signatures, and submit it to your Dean's Office.

Download certificatE of completion of minor form

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