Map of the world in Latin

Why minor in Latin at Missouri State University?

  • If you are pursuing a career in law, religion, medicine or science, knowing Latin can help you comprehend and transcribe documents in your field. Many medical terms have Latin roots, while many religious transcripts are written in Latin.
  • Scholars who are working collaboratively from different countries use Latin as a universal language.
  • Latin can help you learn the vocabulary of Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and French, which all have Latin roots. Mastering Latin provides a foundation for becoming multilingual.


Adding a minor

To add a minor, visit the Academic Advising and Transfer Center in University Hall 109.