Latin 401: Selections from Ovid's Metamorphoses

Dr. Rob S. Rice, Instructor-898-7426/4975; E-Mail:

Office: "OLBIA," Williams 702

Spring Semester, 1995--Tuesdays, & Thursdays, 9:00-10:30, Williams 705

Course Syllabus

This course will attempt to complete all reading in Anderson & Fredericks’ Selections from Ovids’ Metamorphoses, HOPEFULLY soon (again) to be in the bookstore. The goal is to bring the students up the "reading level" o f Latin proficiency.

Course Requirements: Surprise Quizzes 15%
3 Examinations 60%
Final Exam 25%

Intangibles such as class participation shall also figure in your grade. Make-ups for quizzes missed will be at the instructor's discretion and in accordance with University policy.

The quizzes and shorter examinations are intended to provide a spur towards the reading necessary for your maximum benefit from this course, as well as to provide preparation for the Final.

Students are encouraged to contact the instructor in his office, by message at either phone number, or by electronic mail at any time.

Course Examination Schedule

2/14 1st 1-hour Examination

3/7 & 3/9 Spring Break

3/21 2nd 1-hour Examination

4/25 3rd 1-hour Exam

5/8 Final Exam, 11-1:00, Scheduled for Williams 202