Latin Minor

Department of Classics

212 Murphey Hall, CB# 3145

(919) 962-7191

James B. Rives, Department Chair

Janet Downie, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Classics is the study of the ancient Greek and Roman world; the Greek and Latin languages and literature; and the history, art, and culture that have been fundamental in shaping modern society.

Department Programs



Graduate Programs


In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must:

  • take at least 9 credits of their minor course requirements at UNC–Chapel Hill
  • earn a minimum of 12 hours of C or better in the minor (some minors require more)

For more information, please consult the degree requirements section of the catalog.

The undergraduate minor in Latin consists of four courses in Latin numbered LATN 221 or higher

The minor in Latin may not be used as an option for majors in classical archaeology or classical civilization who have chosen that language to fulfill degree requirements in that major.

Latin (LATN) course descriptions.

See program page here for special opportunities.