University of Dallas, Summer Institute in Classical Languages


Often the question isn't "Why should I study a foreign language?" but "When can I find the time?" Since 1976 the University of Dallas has provided the opportunity to study Greek and Latin outside the limits of the regular academic year. Our summer learners include undergraduate and graduate students from our own and other institutions; high school teachers seeking accreditation, review, professional development, or deepening of knowledge; and a number of people who simply want to be able to study good books in the original language. High school students who have completed the junior year and will be 16 years old by July 1st are also encouraged to apply.


ADMISSION: Applications are accepted up to the day of the first class meeting. For application forms write: Admissions, University of Dallas, 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062; or call Admissions at (972) 721-5266, or the Braniff Graduate School at (972) 721-5106.

2015 TUITION for undergraduates and special students is $440 per credit or $1320 per 3-credit course; Graduate and IPS students should contact the Graduate School at (972) 721-5106 or the Registrar at (972) 721-5221;




2015 FIRST SUMMER SESSION (June 8 - July 10)

CLG 1301 Elementary Classical Greek I  (Dr. Gwenda-lin Grewal). 3 credits  MTWR 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. The first half of introductory Greek grammar and syntax.  This course is a comprehensive introduction to the language of ancient Greece, particularly that of the 5th and 4th century Athenians. This course is the very best way to obtain a reading knowledge of ancient Greek literature in the shortest time possible.  No prior experience with Greek (or any other language save English) is needed.


CLL 1301/1302 Elementary Latin I & II  (Mr. Adam Cooper). 6 credits MTWRF 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. A course in Latin grammar and syntax, at the end of which good students are ready to read unadapted Latin prose. Note that, since in just five weeks the course covers material that during the regular academic year needs two semesters, it is so really 'intensive' that students are strongly advised not to be taking other courses at the same time.


CLL 3v50 Selections from Latin Prose Authors (Dr. David Sweet). 3 credits MTWTF 11:00-1:00.  An upper level Latin course for high school teachers, advanced undergraduates and graduate students.  The course will read passages from the Res Gestae of Augustus, and from Tacitus, Livy and perhaps Pliny, the Younger.

2015 SECOND SUMMER SESSION (July 13 - August 14)


CLG 1302 Elementary Classical Greek II  (Dr. Gwenda-lin Grewal).  3 credits MTWR 10 a.m - 12 p.m.  The second half of introductory Greek grammar and syntax.


CLL 2311 Intermediate Latin I: Roman Prose (Mr. Adam Cooper).  3 credits MTWR 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Selected readings of Roman prose writers, primarily Cicero. Prerequisite: Latin 1302 or Latin 1305, or equivalent. A placement exam is required for those who have not completed either of these courses.