Latin Language and Literature Major

Latin Language and Literature major is a program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject.

Includes instruction in philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.

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Search for schools that offer a major in Latin Language and Literature (use the com | CollegeFinder, and enter "Latin" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Latin Language and Literature Major?

You will typically need a bachelor’s degree if your ambition is to have a career in this area of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.  With a degree in this major, you will have exciting career options such as (but not limited to) a language and literature specialist, travel specialist, college instructor, dual language teacher, copy editor, and policy and planning associate.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Latin Language and Literature Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Latin Language and Literature Major