Latin Minor



Latin is the foundation of the modern European languages. A minor in Latin can also help you understand the construction of many words in the sciences, music, medicine, nursing, and law. And, you can take Latin classes to fulfill LC’s language requirement.

You can join the Latin Club – activities include a Classics Night, films, and participation in other campus events. For more information contact Dr. Elza C. Tiner, faculty advisor, at , 434.544.8270.

What Will I Study?

Your classes will cover subjects like Latin and English grammar, the story of ancient Rome’s expansion and power, Greek and medieval philosophy, and classical Latin literature.

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

With a background in Latin, you will gain knowledge of terminology used in a wide range of professions, including:

  • Classics
  • Criminology
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Sciences
  • Humanities: art, music, history, theatre, literature