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Compulsory Modules (90 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 7: History of Roman Literature (5 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The graduates of this Module have a systematic overview of Roman literature and basic knowledge of Roman culture and history. They know the main authors and their works and are able to relate them to their historical and cultural context. They have fundamental knowledge of single literature-historical epochs, their characteristics and their aesthetic concepts. They are familiar with essential characteristics of literary genera and can locate texts within genre traditions. In this context, they have basic awareness of reception processes and their roles in the origin of literary works.
Compulsory Module 8: Grammar II (5 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 2
Learning Outcome: The graduates of this Module have deepened their competences acquired in Compulsory Module 2 and their sense of style in the field of classical Latinity: They have consolidated and extended their grammatical repertoire and are able to translate longer sentences from Latin into German. They are able to translate simple periods from German into Latin by reproducing grammatical phenomena treated. Moreover, they have consolidated and extended their vocabulary.
Compulsory Module 9: Latin Reading (10 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Based on their translation competence acquired, the graduates of this Module are able to read Latin texts. From their repertoire of different approaching methods, they have in-depth strategies to achieve global text understanding. They are able to read comprehensive passage of Latin works and repeat their content in the form of translations. They have insights into a series of effective Latin texts and are able to relate them to their literature-historical knowledge. At the same time, they are able to metrically analyse and consolidate ancient poetry and have in-depth vocabulary knowledge.
Compulsory Module 10: Medieval and Neo-Latin Language and Literature (5 ECTS-Credits; 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The graduates of this Module have an overview of Medieval and Neo-Latin language and literature: They are able to trace the development of Latin language following antiquity and to elaborate linguistic characteristics of Medieval and Neo-Latin in texts of respective epochs. They have basic knowledge of history and culture of the Middle Ages and Modern Times. They know main Latin authors and works of the Middle Ages and Modern Times and are able to locate them in their historical and cultural context. They deal with the relationship of Medieval and Neo-Latin literature and are aware of the importance for the European intellectual history. Moreover, they have insights into specific genres and topics of Medieval and Neo-Latin literature and know the most important tools and methods of development.
Compulsory Module 11: Interpretation II (5 ECTS-Credits; 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of the Compulsory Modules 4 and 9
Learning Outcome: The graduates of this Module have in-depth knowledge of Latin literature and are able to interpret texts literary-scientifically, based on their competences acquired in compulsory module 4. They are able to independently find suitable secondary literature to certain issues and deal with it critically. They are able to balance and methodically reflect different research opinions. On this basis, they are able to have their own opinion regarding a research question. They are able to present their results in the form of a presentation and a written work. Therefore, they have acquired the necessary methodical instruments for writing the bachelor's thesis.
Compulsory Module 13: Subject Related Practical Course (5 ECTS-Credits; 1 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of Compulsory Module 12
Learning Outcome: The graduates of this Module have insights into practical teaching of classical subjects and in-depth understanding of their profession. They know models of teaching observation and are able to use them target-oriented. They are able to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in compulsory module 12 in real school context and can give giving teaching units under the guidance and to evaluate individual teaching activities. They are able to reflect their experiences acquired in the internship based on their subject-didactical knowledge.
Compulsory Module 14: Bachelor's Thesis (5 ECTS-Credits; 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of the Compulsory Modules 11 and 12
Learning Outcome: The graduates are able to find secondary literature for a self-selected question and to deal with it critically. They are able to refer to a research question independently and to support their opinion argumentatively. They are able to reflect their approach methodically and to test their arguments` coherence. They are able to present interim results of their work in the form of a presentation and to use the following discussion for further elaboration.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).