Jul 22, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25

Latin Minor

Minor code OR5211

College of Arts and Sciences  
Classics and Religious Studies  
Ellis 201B
Phone: 740.597.2100

Neil Bernstein, contact person

Program Overview

Students who love Latin and continue to the third or fourth year of the language, can easily add a Latin major. It complements majors in history, English, philosophy, and political science.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

A Latin minor can provide graduates with the tools to analyze language, write more precisely in English, and apply skills in research, analysis and critical thinking, and familiarity with humanities to many jobs. For programs in education, archaeology, ancient and medieval history, philosophy, law and theology, an advanced knowledge of Latin is extremely useful.


Minor Hours Requirement

The Latin minor requires a minimum of 16 hours. You will need to have completed Latin through 2120, or the equivalent as determined by placement exam, as the prerequisite to the upper level Latin language courses.

Advanced Latin Core Course Requirements

Complete 6 hours from the following courses:

Colloquium in Classics and Religious Studies

Complete the following course: 

Classical Civilization Courses

Complete a minimum of 6 hours from the following courses:


Complete three additional hours from the following courses. Any GK 2***, GK 3***, GK 4***, LAT 3***, LAT 4*** course can be used to meet the requirement.