Loyola University Maryland

Department of Classics

Student Learning Outcomes

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Student Learning Outcomes for the Classics Major

SLO 1:  Students will be able to read and translate into English advanced level (300-level) passages of Latin with proficiency in Latin vocabulary, Latin syntax, and English style and with sensitivity to Latin emphasis, word-order and tone.

SLO 2:  Students will be able to read and translate into English intermediate level (104-level) passages of Greek with proficiency in Greek vocabulary, Greek syntax, and English style and with sensitivity to Greek emphasis, word-order and tone.

SLO 3:  Students will be able to write extended passages of prose in Latin with proficiency in Latin vocabulary and syntax and with sensitivity to Latin emphasis, word-order and tone.


Student Learning Outcomes for the Classical Civilizations Major

SLO 1:  Students will be able to read and translate into English advanced level (300-level) passages of Latin with proficiency in Latin vocabulary, Latin syntax, and English style and with sensitivity to Latin emphasis, word-order and tone.


SLO 2:  Students will be able to read advanced introductory (102-level) passages of Greek with proficiency in Greek vocabulary and syntax and English style.


SLO 3:  Students will be able to write persuasive literary or historical analysis of ancient texts in translation with proficiency in English style. They will demonstrate awareness of major issues in the given historical period or literary genre and acquaintance with classical scholarship on the texts, period and/or genre.