Ave Maria University
You’re invited to explore the extraordinary wealth and cultural richness of the ancient and majestic languages of Latin and Greek, the two linguistic pillars of western civilization. By studying classical languages, you’ll realize the basic principles, structure and function of language and gain deeper insight into the people and culture of our western heritage.
Careers: Historian, Teacher, Philosopher, Lawyer, Journalist, Religious Life
By taking on our Classical Languages minor, you’ll study a broad range of authors, genres and subjects from Greek and Roman civilization. You’ll develop written and spoken proficiency and excel in reading comprehension by examining a vast body of sacred writings from the biblical, patristic and medieval periods and secular works from the likes of Virgil and Cicero.
Fast Fact: A minor in Latin or classical languages is especially valuable to students majoring in theology, philosophy, history, music or literature.
LATN 101 Elementary Latin
LATN 102 Intermediate Latin
LATN 203 Latin Readings
GREK 103 Elementary Greek
GREK 104 Intermediate Greek
GREK 203 Greek Readings OR an additional course with a LATN prefix
Education: A.A., Spanish, Florida Gulf Coast University; B.A., Spanish Philology, University of Navarre, Spain; M.A., Teaching English and Spanish, University of Navarre, Spain; Ph.D., Latin American Literature, University of Navarre, Spain
Office: Canizaro Library 253
Phone: (239) 280-2532
Education: B.A., Classics and Early Christian Literature, Ave Maria University; M.A., Philosophy, University of Dallas; M.A., Spoken Koine Greek and Biblical Hebrew; Ph.D. (candidate), Classics, University of Toronto
Office: Canizaro Library 250
Phone: (239) 304-7393
Education: B.A., Liberal Studies, University of Notre Dame; M.T.S., Moral Theology, John Paul II Institute for Studies in Marriage & Family; M.A., Greek & Latin, Catholic University of America; Ph.D., Greek & Latin, Catholic University of America
Office: Henkels 2050
Phone: (239) 280-1619
Education: B.A., Classics, University of Florida; M.A., Latin, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Classics, University of California, Berkeley
Office: Canizaro Library 218
Phone: (239) 280-1667
Click here to learn more about the Classics and Early Christian Literature Major.
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The spiritual life on campus is the beating heart of Ave. Whether it’s attending Mass, receiving the sacraments, participating in retreats or getting spiritual direction, you’ll find the spiritual support you need from the priests and staff of Campus Ministry.
With AMU’s core curriculum, you’ll not only achieve breadth of knowledge, but also depth of knowledge. You’ll encounter the truth about God and His creation more completely through the dynamic interplay of all of the liberal arts, including theology and natural science.
Sunny skies, warm temperatures, a beautiful campus. What more could you want? How about a community-like atmosphere, quality instructors who care about your success, a wealth of spiritual activities, expert career guidance… and that’s only the beginning. Imagine your future at AMU. It all starts by filling out our free application today.