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L&S Majors

AFRICOLOGY AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES
ARABIC ART HISTORY
CELTIC STUDIES CLASSICS
COMMUNICATION COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
ENGLISH ETHNIC STUDIES, COMPARATIVE
FILM STUDIES FIRST YEAR SEMINARS
FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS FRENCH
GERMAN HEBREW STUDIES
HISTORY HONORS COLLEGE
ITALIAN JEWISH STUDIES
JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION L and S HUMANITIES
LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER STUDIES
LINGUISTICS PHILOSOPHY
POLISH PORTUGUESE
RELIGIOUS STUDIES RUSSIAN
SPANISH WOMEN'S STUDIES

Non-L&S Majors

EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND COMMUNITY STUDIES INFORMATION STUDIES
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Special Notations and Restrictions



Humanities
AFRICOLOGY (Africol)
CD CC 100 Black Reality: Survey of African-American Society
CD CC 102 Survey of African-American Literature
CD CC 111 Introduction to African-American; History to 1865
CD CC 112 Introduction to African-American History 1865 to Present
CD CC 205 The Poetry of African, African-American and Caribbean Writers
CD CC 210 The African-American Novel
CC 235 African Americans and South Africa
CD 261 Survey of African-American Political Philosophy
CD 314 The School in African American Life
AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES (AIS)
CD CC 276 Introduction to American Indian Literature: Subtitle VC
CD CC 372 Survey of American Indian Literature
ARABIC (Arabic)
111 Cultures and Civlizations of the Muslim Middle East
CC 164 Arabs and Islam in America
ART HISTORY (Art Hist)
101 Ancient and Medieval Art and Architecture
102 Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture
103 History of Architecture
CC 104 African, New World and Oceanic Art and Architecture
CC 105 Asian Art and Architecture
111 Entertainment Arts: Film, TV, and the Internet
205 History of Film I: Development of an Art
206 History of Film II: Development of an Art
241 Introduction to Baroque Art
250 Introduction to American Art
261 Modern Art
358 Modern Painting I: 1850-1900
H 381 Honors Seminar: Art History VC
CELTIC STUDIES (Celtic)
133 Celtic Crossings: Overview of the History and Cultures of the Celtic world
CLASSICS (Classic)
170 Classical Mythology
171 Classical Mythology: An Audio-Visual Supplement
CD 172 Classical Thmes in Cherokee Myths and Legends
201 Introduction to Greek Life and Literature
202 Introduction to Roman Life and Literature
260 Classical Utopias
301 The Life and Literature of Classical Athens: Herodotus and Dramatists
302 War and Politics in Ancient Greece
303 The Life and Literature of the Roman Empire
304 The Graeco-Roman World: Subtitle VC
H 381 Honors Seminar:Classics VC
390 Egyptian Mythology
497 Study Abroad: Cultural Diversity in Campania OS
COMMUNICATION (Commun)
103 Public Speaking
362 Argumentation and Debate (formerly 262)
H 380 Honors Seminar: Communication VC
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE (Comp Lit)
CC 133 Contemporary Imagination in Literature and the Arts
C* 135 Experiencing Literature in the 21st Century: Subtitle VC
CC 207 World Literature in Translation: Antiquity through the 1600s
CC 208 World Literature in Translation: The 17th to the 21st Century
C* 230 Literature and Society: Subtitle VC
C* 231 Literature and Religion: Subtitle VC
C* 232 Literature and Politics: Subtitle VC
C* 233 Literature and Film: Subtitle VC
C* 309 Great Works of Modern Literature: Subtitle VC
H 381 Honors Seminar: Comparative Literature VC
ENGLISH (English)
111 Entertainment Arts: Film, TV, and the Internet
CD CC 150 Multicultural America
209 Language in the United States
210 International English
215 Introduction to English studies
221 English Writers to 1800
222 English Writers 1800 to the Present
223 American Writers to 1900
224 American Writers 1900 to the Present
229 Introduction to Modern Literature: Subtitle VC
240 Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture: Subtitle VC
C* 243 Introduction to Literature by Women: Subtitle VC
245 The Life, Times, and Work of a Literary Artist: Subtitle VC
247 Literature and Human Experience: Subtitle VC
C* 248 Literature and Contemporary Life: Subtitle VC
251 Fantasy in Literature: Subtitle VC
253 Science Fiction: Subtitle VC
260 Introduction to Poetry: Subtitle VC
261 Introduction to American Short Stories: Subtitle VC
262 Introduction to Drama: Subtitle VC
263 Introduction to the Novel: Subtitle VC
C* 268 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Subtitle VC
269 Literary Forms and Genres: Subtitle VC
CD CC 276 Introduction to American Indian Literature: Subtitle VC
CD CC 277 Introduction to Ethnic Minority Literature: Subtitle VC
278 Introduction to World Literature Written in English: Subtitle VC
CD CC 279 Introduction to Latino/a Literature: Subtitle VC
CD CC 280 Introduction to Asian-American Literature: Subtitle VC
CD CC 281 Introduction to African-American Literature: Subtitle VC
290 Introduction to Film Studies
295 Women and Film
332 Gay and Lesbian Literature: Subtitle VC
CD CC 372 Survey of American Indian Literature
CD C* 373 Survey of Ethnic Minority Literature
CD 507 Studies in Twentieth Century Literature: Fictions of Multiculturalism CD,OS
509 Sexuality and Representation: Subtitle VC
H CD 685 Honors Seminar: American Crossings: Studies in 20th C. Ethnic Lit. CD,OS
CD 685 Honors Seminar: Asian American Women Writers CD,OS
H CD CC 685 Honors Seminar: Chinese American Women Writers CD,OSC
H 685 Honors Seminar: English VC
H CD 685 Honors Seminar: Fictions of Multiculturalism CD,OS
ETHNIC STUDIES, COMPARATIVE (Ethnic)
CD CC 101 The Making of American Cultures: Africans, Europeans, and Indian Nations
CD CC 102 Transnation Migrations: Asian-, Arab-,Euro-American and Latino Identity
CD 255 Migration and Gender: Starbucks, Sex Trafficing and Nannies
CD CC 275 Queer Migrations
300 Dynamics of American Ethnicity
497 Study Abroad: The Irish Experience (3 credits only toward GER) OS
FILM STUDIES (FilmStd)
111 Entertainment Arts: Film, Television, and the Internet
205 History of Film I: Development of an Art
206 History of Film II: Development of an Art
212 Intermediate Topics in Film Studies: (subtitle) VC
290 Introduction to Film Studies
295 Women and Film
FIRST YEAR SEMINARS (FrstSm)
AIS CD 192 American Indian Studies: All Subtitles CD
English CD 192 English: Classic Novels in African-American Literature CD,OS
CD 192 English: Contemporary Images of Slavery and Freedom CD,OS
CD 192 English: Contemporary Literature and the Multiculturalism Debate CD,OS
CD 192 English: Dragons, Ghosts, and Warriors: Exploring Asian American Literature CD,OS
CD 192 English: Ebonics or Black English: What's in a Name CD,OS
CD 192 English: Healing and African American Spirituality CD,OS
CD 192 English: Hmong-American Life Stories CD,OS
CD CC 192 English: Image of American Indians CD,OSC
CD CC 192 English: Into the fire: Asian American Life Stories CD,OSC
CD 192 English: Life Inside the Melting Pot: Language and Ethnic Identity in the U.S. CD,OS
CD 192 English: Multicultural America CD,OS
CD CC 192 English: Multicultural Milwaukee CD,OSC
CD 192 English: Noble and Ignoble Lives: Images of American Indians in Contemporary Film CD,OS
CD 192 English: Southeast Asian American Literature CD,OS
CD 192 English: Southeast Asian American Literature & Life Stories CD,OS
C* 192 First Year Seminar (Humanities): Subtitle VC
Hebr St CD 192 Hebrew Studies: Blacks and Jews in American Culture CD,OS
CD 192 Hebrew Studies: from Baseball to Bebop and Beyond: Black and Jewish Contributions to American Culture OS
Hmong CD 192 Hmong: All Subtitles CD
Linguis CD 192 Linguistics: Ebonics and the English-Only Movement CD,OS
FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS (FLL)
216 Survey of Civilization:Subtitle VC
240 Vampires: From Slavic Village to Hollywood
FRENCH (French)
145 Views of France: subtitle VC
257 Literature of the French-Speaking World in Translation: Subtitle VC
303 Conversation and Composition: Intermediate level (formerly 215)
324 Contemporary French Language and Culture(formerly 327)
332 Approaches to Poetry and Fiction (Formerly 322)
357 Literature of the French-Speaking World in Translation: Subtiltle VC
H 383 Honors Seminar: French VC
424 French Life and Literature (formerly 324)
426 Growing Up French (formerly 326)
GERMAN (German)
111 German Life and Civilization: Part I
112 German Life and Civilization: Part II
114 Scandinavian Life and Culture
115 Seminar in Advanced Topics in Scandinavian Culture: Subtitle VC
145 Views of Germany: Subtitle VC
160 Masterpieces of German Literature in Translation: Subtitle VC
250 Jewish Contributions to German Life and Civilization: Subtitle VC
260 The Making of Modern German
270 German Myths and Legends: Subtitle VC
301 German Authors in Translation:Popular Modern Novelists: Subtitle (formerly 255) VC
305 German Life and Literature:Subtitle(formerly 265) VC
311 History of German Film: Subtitle (formerly 275) VC
332 Intermediate Conversation and Composition
333 Analysis of German Texts
334 Introduction to German Literature and Culture
H 381 Honors Seminar: German VC
HEBREW STUDIES (Hebr St)
100 Introduction to Judaism
131 Introduction to Biblical Studies
230 Bible Stories
231 Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
232 Survey of the Literature of the Post Biblical Period
235 The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible
236 The Biblical World
C* 238 Topics in Hebrew/Jewish Literature, Art and Culture: Subtitle VC
249 History of Jewish Civilization: Biblical Periods
250 History of Jewish Civilization: The Greek and Roman Periods
251 History of Jewish Civilization: Medieval and Modern Periods
C* 254 Studies in Hebrew Culture: (Subtitle) VC
CC 256 Good and Evil in Judaism, Christianity, Islam
CC 261 Representing The Holocaust in Words and Images
274 Ancient Egyptian Civilization (formerly155)
CC 282 Jewish Identity in Contemporary America
301 Modern Hebrew Literature I in Herbrew
302 Modern Hebrew Literature II in Hebrew
303 Modern Hebrew Literature I in English
304 Modern Hebrew Literature II in English
CC 368 Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (formerly 268)
H 381 Honors Seminar: Hebrew Studies VC
417 Hebrew Children's Literature in Translation
418 Modern Hebrew Drama in Translation
419 Contemporary Israeli Poetry in Translation
HISTORY (Hist)
101 Western Civilization: Ancient World to 1500
102 Western Civilization: 1500 to the Present
131 World History to 1500
132 World History Since 1500
CD CC 150 Multicultural America
CC 175 East Asian Civilization to 1600
CC 176 East Asian Civilization Since 1600
201 The Ancient World: The Near East and Greece
202 The Ancient World: The Roman Republic and Empire
203 The History of Medieval Europe: The Early Middle Ages
204 The History of Medieval Europe: The High Middle Ages
205 Europe from the Italian Renaissance to the French Revolution
226 Introduction to the History of Science
227 The Making of Modern Science
CD CC 229 History of Race, Science, and Medicine in the United States
235 English History to 1688
236 Britain since 1688: Rise and Decline of a Great Power
241 Women and Gender in Europe: 1350 to 1750
242 Women and Gender in Europe:1750 to Present
CC 243 History of Women in American Society
246 Homosexuality in History
248 The First World War
249 The Second World War in Europe
CD 266 Race, Racial Thought, and Prejudice in the U.S., 1607-Present (formerly 165)
CD CC 267 The History of Latinos in the United States
268 History of the American West
CD CC 269 Asian Americans in Historical Perspective
CD CC 270 Topics in American History: Mixed Race Identity in American Culture CD,OSC
271 The 1960's in the United States: A Cultural History
272 The Blues: History and Culture
274 Ancient Egyptian Civilization (Formerly 155)
CC 280 Islamic Civilization: The Formative Period, ca. 500-1258
CC 281 Islamic Civilization: The Middle Period, ca. 1200-1805
CC 282 The Modern Middle East in the 19th and 20th Centuries
283 Arab-Israeli Relations: The Search for Peace
284 Buddhism Across Asia
288 Seminar: Theory & Practice of Historical Writing
293 Seminar on Historical Method: Theory and Approach (formerly 590)
294 Seminar on Historical Method: Research Techniques (formerly 591)
379 Introduction to Jewish History
H CD 398 Honors Seminar: Hip Hop America CD,OS
H 398 Honors Seminar: History (formerly 501) VC
H CD 398 Honors Seminar: Mixed Race America CD,OS
CD CC 436 Immigrant America: Since 1880
HONORS COLLEGE (Honors)
H CD 200 Honors College: The Shaping of the Modern Mind: Black Women Novelists CD,OS
H 200 Honors College: The Shaping of the Modern Mind: Subtitle (formerly 100) VC
H CD 350 Honors Seminar in the Humanities: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Jazz Modernism (formerly 680) CD,OS
H 350 University Honors Seminar in the Humanities: Subtitle (formerly 680) VC
ITALIAN (Italian)
112 Italian Language and Culture for Professional Communication
145 Views of Italy: Subtitle VC
155 Masterpieces of Italian Literature in Translation
242 Topics in Italian American Studies: Subtitle VC
243 Topics in Italian American Film: subtitle VC
245 Italian Fictions: Subtitle VC
256 Introduction to Italian Food Studies: A Cultural History
257 Italian Culture and Civilization: Medieval and Renaissance
258 Contemporary Italian Society and Culture
265 Italian Women's Studies: Subtitle VC
312 Contemporary Italian Language and Culture
H 383 Honors Seminar: Italian VC
JEWISH STUDIES (Jewish)
CC 101 Jewish Culture in America: History, Literature, Film
CC 210 Jewish and Ethnic Narratives and Identities in Media
C* 247 Topics in Jewish Literature, Art, Culture: Subtitle VC
CC 261 Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images
CC 282 Jewish Identity in Contemporary America
CC 368 Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (formerly 268)
CC 379 Introduction to Jewish History
JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION (JMC)
111 Gender and the Media
113 Internet Culture
CC 210 Jewish and Ethnic Narratives and Identities in Media
214 Advertising in American Society
225 Nature and Culture in the Information Age
226 Religion, Media, and Culture
260 Contemporary Non-Fiction Media
361 Media Ethics
H 381 Honors Seminar: Mass Communication VC
L AND S HUMANITIES (L and S Hum)
101 Great Books Seminar: Subtitle VC
291 Peer Mentoring and Tutoring I
293 Sophomore Scholars Seminar: Subtitle VC
LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES (LACS)
CC 101 Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies (formerly Spanish 173)
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER STUDIES (LGBT)
200 Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
LINGUISTICS (Linguis)
CD 100 The Diversity of Human Language
200 Aspects of Language: Subtitle VC
CD 210 Power of Words
211 Origin of Words
H 380 Honors Seminar: Linguistics VC
PHILOSOPHY (Philos)
101 Introduction to Philosophy: Subtitle VC
111 Informal Logic--- Critical Reasoning
CC 204 Introduction to Asian Religions
207 Religion and Science
211 Elementary Logic
212 Modern Deductive Logic
213 Introduction to the Philosophy of Science
215 Belief, Knowledge and Truth: Introduction to Theory of Knowledge
217 Introduction to Metaphysics
232 Topics in Philosophy: Subtitle VC
235 Philosophical Aspects of Feminism
237 Technology, Values and Society
241 Introductory Ethics
242 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
243 Moral Problems: Subtitle VC
244 Ethical Issues in Health Care: Subtitle VC
245 Critical Thinking and the Law: Subtitle VC
250 Philosophy of Religion
253 Philosophy of the Arts
H 381 Honors Seminar: Philosophy VC
POLISH (Polish)
236 Polish Culture in Its Historical Setting
259 Survey of Polish Literature in Translation: Baroque through Romanticism
260 Survey of Polish Literature in Translation: 1863 to the Present
PORTUGUESE (Portugs)
C* 225 Understanding Brazil: Subtitle VC
C* 360 Brazilian Culture: Subtitle VC
C* 380 Luso-Brazilian Literature in Translation: Subtitle VC
RELIGIOUS STUDIES (Religst)
101 Introduction to World Religions
RUSSIAN (Russian)
225 Contemporary Slavic Civilization
235 Survey of 19th Century Russian Literature in Translation
236 Survey of 20th Century Russian Literature in Translation
245 Russian Life and Culture
321 Readings in Russian Prose of the 19th Century
322 Readings in Russian Prose of the 20th Century
350 Tolstoy and Dostoevsky in Translation: Major Works
360 Bulgakov, Pasternak and Solzhenitzyn in Translation
H 385 Honors Seminar:Russian VC
SPANISH (Spanish)
CC 225 Understanding the Hispanic World: Subtitle VC
320 Advanced Conversation (formerly 310)
350 Introduction to Literary Analysis
CD CC 371 Introduction to Latino Literature: in English (formerly 273)
CD CC 373 Topics in Latino Literature in English: Subtitle VC
CC 380 Spanish Literature in Translation: Subtitle VC
H 381 Honors Seminar:Spanish VC
CC 383 Spanish American Literature in Translation: Subtitle VC
CC 391 Social and Historical Issues in the Hispanic World: Subtitle VC
WOMEN'S STUDIES (Wmns)
CD CC 150 Multicultural America
CC 201 Introduction to Women's Studies: A Humanities Perspective
H 381 Honors Seminar in the Humanities: Subtitle VC
Humanities-Non-L&S Majors
EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND COMMUNITY STUDIES (Ed Pol)
CD CC 212 Educational Issues of the Spanish Speaking Community
CD 314 The School in African - American Life (formerly 353)
CD CC 460 The Chicano Experience
INFORMATION STUDIES (L&S Sci)
120 Information Technology Ethics
210 Information Resources for Research
THERAPEUTIC RECREATION (Therrec)
103 Introduction to Leisure (formerly Spt&Rec 200 and HMS 101)

Special Notations and Restrictions


CD = Satisfies Cultural Diversity

NS += Natural Science laboratory course

H = Honors seminar

CC = Cultures & Communities

C* = Some sections (topics) may satisfy CC. Check the UWM Schedule of Classes , Cultures and Communities Program Office web site, or call 414-229-5960 for CC-approved topics.

OS = Only Subtitle approved for GER distribution

CD,OS = Only subtitles approved for GER distribution and Cultural Diversity

OSC = Only subtitles approved for GER and Cultures and Communities Program

CD,OSC = Only subtitles approved for GER, Cultural Diversity, and Cultures and Communities Program

VC = Variable content course; see the course listing in the UWM Undergraduate Catalog for conditions underwhich course may be repeated