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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Classics BA/Latin Adolescence Education EdM

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Undergraduate Course Requirements

Language Requirement (22 credits)

Five Classics Electives (15 credits)

  • One CL 300/400 level Art/Architecture Elective (3 credits)
  • One CL 300/400 level History Elective (3 credits)
  • One CL 300/400 level Lang/Lit Elective (3 credits)
  • Two CL 300/400 level Electives (6 credits)

(See AAR for list of course options)

Graduate Course Requirements

Latin Adolescence Education Core (27 credits)

  • LAI 552 Middle Childhood/Adolescent Literacy Methods
  • LAI 593 Teaching World Languages at the Elementary level
  • LAI 595 Supervised Teaching II
  • LAI 589 Second Language Research OR LAI 515 Action Research to Improve Teaching and Learning
  • LAI 616 Methods for Teaching World Language (Grades 7-12)
  • LAI 667 Field Experience
  • LAI 668 Supervised Teaching I
  • LAI 674 Seminar in Teaching
  • LAI 698 Instructional Strategies in Inclusive Classrooms

Four Latin Electives (12 credits)

In consultation with an advisor, student selects four 500 level LAT courses and/or: LAI 581, LAI 582. 

Culminating Experience (1 credit)

  • LAI 700 - Capstone


* Dual listed with a graduate course and satisfies both undergraduate and graduate requirements.

Total Credits Required for Undergraduate Major: 46

Additional Degree Requirements Include:

  • Additional coursework to fulfill UB Curriculum requirements
  • 16 credits of Education Core*

Total Undergraduate Credits Required: 93

Total Graduate Credits Required for Degree: 40

Total Credits Required for Graduation: 133

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Academic Requirements

Minimum GPA of 2.000 overall.

To progress to the graduate portion of the program, students must maintain a 3.000 GPA, earn a “C” grade or higher in content courses (courses in the undergraduate major); earn a “B-” or better in all education coursework (courses that begin with CEP, ELP, and LAI), and complete an interview in the Office of Educator Preparation. Students must complete these progression points by March of year three of the bachelor’s program to be eligible to register for graduate level coursework. No formal application is required for graduate school.

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Second Year Fall

  • CL 300/400 level History Focus Credits: 3
  • CL 300/400 level Art/Arch Credits: 3
  • Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning Credits: 4
  • Scientific Literacy and Inquiry 1 Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3

Total Credits: 16

Second Year Spring

Total Credits: 16

Third Year Fall

Total Credits: 15

Third Year Spring

Total Credits: 13

Fourth Year Fall

  • CL 500 level Elective Credits: 3
  • CL 500 level Elective Credits: 3
  • CL 500 level Elective Credits: 3
  • LAI 552LEC - Mid Chld/Adoles Ltrcy Mtd Credits: 3

Total Credits: 12

Fourth Year Spring

  • CL 500 level Elective Credits: 3
  • LAI 589 Second Language Research OR LAI 515 Action Research to Improve Teaching and Learning Credits: 3
  • LAI 616LEC Methods for Teaching World Language (Grades 7-12) Credits: 3
  • Credits: 3

Total Credits: 12

Fifth Year Fall

  • LAI 667TUT - Field Experience Credits: 3
  • LAI 668TUT - Supervised Teaching I Credits: 3
  • LAI 698SEM - Instructl Stratgs Inc Cls Credits: 3

Total Credits: 9

Fifth Year Spring

  • LAI 593LEC - Teaching World Languages at the Elementary level Credits: 3
  • LAI 595TUT - Supervised Teaching II Credits: 3
  • LAI 674TUT - Seminar in Teaching Credits: 3
  • LAI 700TUT - Capstone Credits: 1

Total Credits: 10

Total Credits Required: 133

Note: Some classes may count toward both a major and UB Curriculum requirement.

Learning Outcomes

Students in the combined program will complete the same learning outcomes as for the Classics BA -Ancient Latin Language and Literatures concentration degree. In addition, graduates of the Latin Education EdM program will:

  • Demonstrate subject specific content expertise that supports effective teaching in the field.
  • Create inclusive learning environments to meet individual differences in a caring, culturally responsive, and professional manner. 
  • Construct relevant and rigorous curricula that include critical assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Design, develop, and evaluate learning experiences that maximize the use of digital and interactive technologies.
  • Promote the application of research and evidence-based practices in diverse settings throughout their teaching careers.
  • Remain intellectually curious, continually updating their knowledge and skills to ensure ongoing excellence in teaching.


(HEGIS: 15.04 CLASSICS, CIP16.1200 Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General)


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