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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

College of Letters and Science

Foreign Languages and Literature

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature was formed in 1996. The department teaches modern and ancient languages, their literature, and the linguistic and philological study of these languages. The broad departmental structure encourages the development of cross-disciplinary academic undertakings.

Courses


Foreign Languages and Literature (FLL)


Arabic

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature offers a minor in Arabic focused on the acquisition of language skills. A sequence of Arabic courses may be used to satisfy the foreign language requirement of the L&S degree. Additionally, Arabic courses may be of particular interest to students in the certificate in Middle Eastern and North African studies, the international studies major, the linguistics major, and the global studies degree program.

Course of Study: Minor in Arabic

The minor in Arabic consists of a minimum of 18 credits, with the following courses (or equivalents) required:

Arabic 201

Third Semester Arabic

5

Arabic 202

Fourth Semester Arabic

5

Arabic 301

Fifth Semester Arabic

3

Arabic 302

Sixth Semester Arabic

3

An additional upper-level culture course, at least 3 credits, to be met by a course approved by the Arabic Program Coordinator, or in one of the following ways:

Arabic 489

Internship

3

Arabic 497

Study Abroad

3

Arabic 499

Ad Hoc

3

Arabic 699

Independent Reading

3


Retro credits earned at the 200-level or above may count toward the minor. Students who begin their Arabic studies in higher-level courses may need to take additional credits, approved by the Arabic language coordinator, to reach a minimum of 18 credits in Arabic.

A minimum of nine credits must be taken at the 300-level or above in residence at UWM. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work. Students entering with no previous Arabic language experience should enroll in Arabic 101. Students entering with previous knowledge of, or high school preparation in, Arabic, or transfer students who have studied Arabic in other colleges, are assigned to courses on the basis of a departmental placement consultation with the Arabic program coordinator. Students placed into a course beyond the 101 level who complete their first course with a grade of at least a B may receive retroactive credits, to a maximum of 16 credits (no more than 4 credits for any single course), for the courses leading to the one into which they placed.


Courses


Arabic (ARABIC)



Chinese

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature offers both a Chinese major through the Committee Interdisciplinary Major and a minor in Chinese. Chinese language courses will satisfy the foreign language requirement of the L&S degree. Courses in Chinese also may be of interest to students pursuing the Asian studies certificate, the international studies major, and the Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies.

Course of Study: Major

The Chinese Language and Culture major requires completion of 30 credits in approved Chinese and related courses. Students in the major must complete the fifth- through eighth-semester Chinese courses as the core of the program. In addition, culture-related courses that are taught using the target language are required. Students must complete 30 credits to graduate, at least 15 of them at the advanced level (300 and above) taken in residence at UWM. The major requires a minimum of 18 credits at the 300 level or above taught in Chinese. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all major credits attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all major credits attempted, including any transfer work.

The following are required:

 

Chinese 301

Fifth Semester Chinese

4

Chinese 302

Sixth Semester Chinese

4

Chinese 401

Seventh Semester Chinese

3

Chinese 402

Eighth Semester Chinese

3

Students whose language skills allow them to begin their study of Japanese beyond the fifth semester course must discuss with the advisor appropriate substitute courses in order to complete the required 30 credits.

One of the following three courses:

Chinese 320

Contemporary Chinese Societies through Film

3

Chinese 330

Chinese Language and Culture

3

Chinese 441

Business Chinese

3

Capstone course: The following course serves as the capstone for the major and satisfies the research requirement of the L&S degree.

FLL 699

Independent Study (students enroll for 3 cr)

1-3

Electives: Students select additional courses from the following approved electives to reach a total of 30 credits.

ArtHist 382

Chinese Art and Architecture

3

ArtHist 480

Chinese Painting

3

ArtHist 481

Topics in Chinese Art

1-3

Chinese 150

Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture

3

Chinese 160

A Taste of China: Learning Chinese Culture and Society through Cuisine

3

Chinese 200

Chinese Calligraphy

3

Chinese 320

Contemporary Chinese Societies through Film (if not selected above)

3

Chinese 330

Contemporary Language and Culture (if not selected above)

3

Chinese 397

Study Abroad

3

Chinese 441

Business Chinese (if not selected above)

3

Chinese 489

Internship in Chinese, Upper Division

3

Chinese 497

Study Abroad (highly encouraged)

3

Chinese 699

Independent Reading

1-3

CompLit 192

Freshman Seminar: "Secrets of Chinese Cinema" subtitle

3

CompLit 230

Literature and Society: "Chinese Literature before the 20th Century" subtitle

3

CompLit 360

Seminar in Literature and Cultural Experience: "Modern Chinese Literature" subtitle

3

CompLit 362

Transnational Asian Cinema: "New Chinese Cinema" subtitle

3

CompLit 363

Chinese Literature in the Global Context

3

Econ 193

First-Year Seminar: "Growth and Development in China, Japan, and Korea" subtitle

3

English 316

World Cinema: "Hong Kong Cinema" subtitle

3

Hist 175

East Asian Civilization to 1600

3

Hist 269

Asian Americans in Historical Perspective

3

Hist 376

History of Ancient China: Earliest Times to 220 A.D.

3

Hist 377

Modern China

3

Hist 378

Revolution in China

3

Linguis 200

Aspects of Language: "Introduction to Chinese Linguistics" subtitle (in process)

3

Philos 204

Introduction to Asian Religions

3

Pol Sci 314

Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy

3

Study Abroad:
Five courses (minimum 15 cr) from the approved list. At least 6 cr must be selected from courses focusing on world/global/international cinema, selected from English 316, FilmStd 412, or other appropriate courses approved by the coordinator. The following is a partial list. Other variable content courses with appropriate subtitles may be approved on a semester-by-semester basis to count toward the major. See the list published in the Schedule of Classes under affiliated Film Studies courses, the Film Studies website, or the program advisor.


Cours of Study: Minor

The minor in Chinese consists of 19 credits distributed as follows:

 

Chinese 201

Third Semester Chinese

5

Chinese 202

Fourth Semester Chinese

5

Chinese 301

Fifth Semester Chinese

3

Chinese 302

Sixth Semester Chinese

3

An additional, upper-level, 3-credit language course selected from the following:

Chinese 320

Contemporary Chinese Societies Through Film

3

Chinese 401

Seventh Semester Chinese

3

Chinese 402

Eighth Semester Chinese

3

Chinese 441

Business Chinese

3

Chinese 497

Study Abroad

3

Chinese 699

Advanced Independent Study

3


Related Programs

Asian Studies Certificate Program
Global Studies Degree
International Studies Major


Courses


Chinese (CHINESE)



Classics

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Course of Study: Major

Classical Civilization Major Concentration

Greek and Latin Major Concentrations

Course of Study: Classics Minor

Courses: Classics (CLASSIC)

Courses: Greek (GREEK)

Courses: Latin (LATIN)

The Classics program offers instruction in the ancient Greek and classical Latin languages and literatures and in the civilizations of Greece and Rome. Courses offered in the area of classical civilization do not require a knowledge of Greek or Latin.

Students planning to pursue graduate study in classics and related disciplines, or teaching certification in Latin, should consult with the Classics Program coordinator early in their undergraduate career.

Course of Study: Major

There are three major concentrations: Classical Civilization, Ancient Greek Language and Literature, and Classical Latin Language and Literature. Students who major in a Classics Program concentration must complete at least 15 credits of the major in 300-level or above courses in residence at UWM. All students must complete a research experience in their major. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the major attempted at UWM, including any transfer work.

Classical Civilization Major Concentration

This Concentration is intended for students who wish to study classical literature and culture without pursuing coursework in the original languages. Courses in ancient Greek and Latin are optional and may count toward fulfilling major requirements.

Completion of the major requires a minimum of 33 credits distributed as follows:

Classic 170

Classical Mythology

3

Classic 201

Introduction to Greek Life and Literature

3

Classic 202

Introduction to Roman Life and Literature

3


Nine additional credits in Classic (not Greek or Latin) courses at the 300 level or above.

For the remaining credits, students may choose from among any Classic, Greek, or Latin courses. Up to 6 credits of these elective courses may include approved courses in related disciplines (see list of approved courses below). A minimum of 15 credits in all courses taken for the major must be taken at the 300 level or above. Students must complete the L&S research requirement in the context of a Classic, Greek, or Latin course of their choosing at the 300 level or above, under the supervision of the instructor of that course.

Electives

ArtHist 312

Minoan and Mycenaean Art and Archaeology

ArtHist 313

Greek Art and Archaeology

ArtHist 315

Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

ArtHist 316

Roman Art and Archaeology

ArtHist 412

Cities and Sanctuaries of Ancient Greece

ArtHist 413

Greek Sculpture

ArtHist 414

Greek Vase Painting

ArtHist 416

Roman Architecture

Hebr St 236

The Biblical World

Hebr St/Hist 274

Ancient Egyptian Civilization

Hist 201

The Ancient World: The Near East and Greece

Hist 202

The Ancient World: The Roman Republic and Empire

Hist 303

A History of Greek Civilization: The Greek City-State

Hist 304

A History of Greek Civilization: The Age of Alexander the Great

Hist 307

A History of Rome: The Republic

Hist 308

A History of Rome: The Empire

Hist 370

Topics in the History of Religious Thought: “Paganism in the Ancient World” subtitle

Hist 371

Topics in European History: “Rome in the Age of Constantine – Society and Culture” subtitle

Hist 398

Honors Seminar: "Pagans and Christians in the Roman Empire" subtitle; “Medicine and Healing in Ancient Greece and Rome” subtitle

Philos 430

History of Ancient Philosophy

Philos 550 (450)

Plato

Philos 551 (451)

Aristotle

Philos 552 (452)

Special Topics in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy: (with appropriate subtitle)


Ancient Greek Language and Literature Major Concentration

The Ancient Greek Language and Literature major concentration requires the completion of 33 credits, including the following:

Greek 103

First Semester Greek

4

Greek 104

Second Semester Greek

4

Greek 205

Third Semester Greek (or equivalent)

4

Classic 201

Introduction to Greek Life and Literature

3


Four additional courses (12 credits) in Greek at the 300 level or above.

Six additional credits chosen from Greek, Latin, and/or Classic courses.

A total of 15 credits of all courses in the major must be at the 300 level or above taken in residence at UWM. Students must complete the L&S research requirement in the context of a Greek or Classic course of their choosing at the 300 level or above, under the supervision of the instructor of that course.

Classical Latin Language and Literature Major Concentration
The Classical Latin Language and Literature concentration requires the completion of 33 credits, including the following:

Latin 103

First Semester Latin

4

Latin 104

Second Semester Latin

4

Latin 205

Third Semester Latin (or equivalent)

4

Classic 202

Introduction to Roman Life and Literature

3


Four additional courses (12 credits) in Latin at the 300 level or above.

Six additional credits chosen from Latin, Greek, and/or Classic courses.

A total of 15 credits of all courses in the major must be at the 300 level or above taken in residence at UWM. Students must complete the L&S research requirement in the context of a Latin or Classic course of their choosing at the 300 level or above, under the supervision of the instructor of that course.

Course of Study: Classics Minor Concentrations

There are three minor concentrations: Classical Civilization, Ancient Greek Language and Literature, and Classical Latin Language and Literature. Completion of each minor concentration requires a minimum of 21 credits, at least 9 of which must be upper-division courses (300 level and above) completed in residence at UWM. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.

Minor Concentration in Classical Civilization
The Classical Civilization minor concentration requires completion of a minimum of 21 credits, including the following:
Classic 170      Classical Civilization
Classic 201      Introduction to Greek Life and Literature
Classic 202      Introduction to Roman Life and Literature

Six additional credits in Classic (not Greek or Latin language) curricular area courses at the 300 level or above. 

Six credits selected from among any Classic, Greek, or Latin courses; at least 3 of these credits must be at the 300 level or above.

Minor Concentration in Ancient Greek Language and Literature

The Ancient Greek Language and Literature minor concentration requires completion of a minimum of 21 credits, including the following:

Greek 103       First Semester Greek 
Greek 104       Second Semester Greek
Greek 205       Third Semester Greek (or equiv)

Nine additional credits, 6 of which must be in Greek at the 300 level or above; the remaining 3 credits may be in Greek or Classic at the 300 level or above.

Minor Concentration in Classical Latin Language and Literature

The Classical Latin Language and Literature minor concentration requires completion of a minimum of 21 credits, including the following:

Latin 103         First Semester Latin   
Latin 104         Second Semester Latin
Latin 205         Third Semester Latin (or equiv)

Nine additional credits, 6 of which must be in Latin at the 300 level or above; the remaining 3 credits may be in Latin or Classic at the 300 level or above.

Related Program

Ancient Mediterranean Studies Certificate Program


Courses


Classics (CLASSIC)


Greek (GREEK)


Latin (LATIN)



German

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Course of Study: German Major

Course of Study: German Minor
Courses: German (GERMAN)

Since the acquisition of a foreign language and a basic familiarity with foreign cultures are prerequisites for a successful liberal arts education, the German program offers a structured sequence of language and conversation courses as well as a wide variety of literature and cultural history courses. The program trains students in the skills necessary for effective use of the language; provides students with a broad understanding of German, Austrian, and Swiss literature and culture; and seeks to interest the University and local community in events and developments in Germany and other German-speaking countries.

Students who have had no previous training in German should enroll in German 101. Those who have studied German in high school should take the placement exam in German, administered by the Testing Office, before enrolling; the exam is required for those who have had two or more years of high school German. After consultation with the department, a student may enroll in a course one level higher or lower than the one recommended by the placement examination.

Course of Study: German Major

The program offers a major in German that allows the student to concentrate in his/her area of interest: literature, philology, culture, or business.

All majors are required to take an advanced language proficiency exam, normally during the semester in which they complete 18 credits in the major.

The major requires a minimum of 30 credits in courses numbered 300 or above, at least 18 of them taken in residence at UWM. No more than 9 credits per semester will be accepted from study abroad. Required are German 331, 332, 333, and 334; four additional courses at the 300 to 500 level (that are taught in German); and two courses at the 600 level.

The College requires students to complete a research experience in their major. Students fulfill this requirement in the context of the following courses:

German 488

Topics in German Philology: (subtitle)

German 525

Seminar in Advanced German Translation

German 641

Seminar on the Intellectual Tradition in German Literature and Thought: (subtitle)

German 643

Seminar on Genre Studies: (subtitle)

German 645

Seminar on Representative German Authors: (subtitle)

German 647

Seminar on Themes and Motifs in German Literature: (subtitle)

German 649

Seminar on Theoretical Approaches to German Literature: (subtitle)

German 651

Seminar on Contemporary German Literature: 1965 to the Present

German 671

Seminar on Phonetics

German 672

German for Professional Purposes

German 681

Seminar on the History and Structure of German

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the major attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all major credits attempted, including any transfer work.

Students are encouraged strongly to take at least 6 additional credits in related courses outside the program as recommended by their advisor. Majors must register with the program at the beginning of their candidacy.

Course of Study: German Minor

The minor in German requires a minimum of 21 credits in courses numbered 300 or above, at least 9 of them taken in residence at UWM. Four courses at the 300 level are required: German 331, 332, 333, and 334. Students must complete 9 additional credits by selecting courses from the 300 to 600 level. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.

Course of Study: Business German Minor

The business German minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits, including the following:

German 331

Intermediate German Grammar and Usage

German 332 (426)

Intermediate Conversation and Composition

German 333

Analysis of German Texts

German 360

German for the Global World

German 672 (461)

German for Professional Purposes

One of the following:

Bus Adm 201

Introduction to Financial Accounting

Bus Adm 330

Organizations

Bus Adm 360

Principles of Marketing

The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work. Substitutions for some course requirements are possible and may include internships with firms doing business in German-speaking countries. Students also have the option of completing a Certificate in Business German offered by the Goethe Institut. For further information, consult the German Program Coordinator.


Courses


German (GERMAN)



Greek

See Classics.


Hebrew/Jewish Studies

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Course of Study: Jewish Studies Major

Option A: Hebrew Studies

Option B: Jewish Cultural Studies

Course of Study: Jewish Studies Minor

Option A: Hebrew Studies

Option B: Jewish Cultural Studies

Related Programs
Courses: Hebrew Studies (HEBR ST)
Courses: Jewish Studies (JEWISH)

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, in cooperation with the Center for Jewish Studies, offers a major in Jewish Studies. Students may choose between two tracks: Hebrew Studies, which requires proficiency in the Hebrew language and focuses on the texts and history of early Judaism, and Jewish Cultural Studies, which focuses on modern Jewish culture and history. 

Course of Study: Jewish Studies Major

All majors in Jewish Studies are required to register with the program at the beginning of their candidacy and are encouraged to speak to the program coordinator as early as possible to plan a course of study. To be accepted into the major, students who wish to pursue the Hebrew Studies track must have a GPA of 2.500 in the first two years of Hebrew language courses.

Jewish Studies majors in both tracks must complete a minimum of 15 advanced-level (numbered 300 and above) credits in L&S courses taken in residence at UWM. A GPA of 2.500 is required in courses taken for the major at UWM and in all courses that count for the major, including transfer work.

REQUIRED COURSES (BOTH TRACKS)

Core Course - 3 credits

All Jewish studies majors must complete 3 credits selected from the following:

Hist 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Jewish 358)

Hist 359

Introduction to Jewish History (jointly offered with Jewish 379)

Jewish 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Hist 358)

Jewish 359

Introduction to Jewish History (jointly offered with Hist 379)


Research Requirement - 3 credits

To satisfy the College of Letters and Science research requirement, students must complete Jewish 500, Topics in Jewish Studies, which is offered every spring semester. In exceptional circumstances, and with the consent of the major coordinator, students may be permitted to fulfill their research requirement in a different course numbered 300 or above.

MAJOR TRACKS
Students must select one of the following two tracks:

Hebrew Studies Track

The Hebrew Studies track of the Jewish Studies major requires completion of four semesters of college-level Hebrew (through Hebr St 202) or equivalent preparation. Credits earned in satisfying this requirement count in the major GPA, but do not count in the 30 credits required for the major.

Students in the Hebrew Studies track are encouraged strongly to pursue study abroad in Israel and may apply transfer credits from an approved study-abroad program toward their major requirements.

In addition to satisfying the Hebrew language, core course, and research requirements, students in this track must complete 24 credits, as follows:

9 credits selected from the following:

Hebr St 100

Introduction to Judaism

Hebr St 231

Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible

HebrSt 235

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible

Hebr St 331

Topics in Biblical Literature: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 332

Women in the Bible

Electives – 15 credits from the courses not selected above and/or the following, which must include courses numbered 300 and above to reach a total of 15 advanced credits taken in residence at UWM.

* A maximum of 3 internship credits may count toward the major. 

CompLit 461

Film-Fiction Interactions: "Holocaust Testimonials in Literature and Film"

English 507

Studies in Literature, 1900 to the Present: "Jewish American Literature from the Holocaust to the 21st Century"

FilmStd 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with Jewish 350)

Hebr St 100

Introduction to Judaism (if not selected above)

Hebr St 192

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (contact program coordinator)

Hebr St 199

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 230

Bible Stories

Hebr St 231

Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 235

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 238

Topics in Hebrew/Jewish Literature, Art, and Culture: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 254

Studies in Hebrew Culture: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Jewish 261)

Hebr St 289*

Internship in Hebrew Studies, Lower Division (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 297

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 299

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 331

Topics in Biblical Literature: (all subtitles) (if not selected above)

Hebr St 332

Women in the Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Jewish 368)

Hebr St 381

Honors Seminar: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 397

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 411

Old Testament Texts: (subtitle)

Hebr St 470

Readings in Rabbinic Literature: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 471

Introduction to the Midrash: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 489*

Internship in Hebrew Studies, Upper Level (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 497

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 499

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 597

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 697

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 699

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Hist 282

The Modern Middle East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Hist 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Jewish 358)

Hist 363

Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship

Hist 364

The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and the Fate of the Jewish People in Europe, 1933-1945

Hist 370

Topics in the History of Religious Thought: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hist 401

Topics in Middle Eastern History: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 101

Jewish Culture in America: History, Literature, Film

Jewish 192

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 193

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 199

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 247

Jewish Art, Literature, Culture: (all subtitles)

Jewish 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Hebr St 261)

Jewish 289*

Internship in Jewish Studies, Lower Division (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 297

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 299

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Jewish 321

The Holocaust and the Politics of Memory

Jewish 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Pol Sci 328)

Jewish 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with FilmStd 350)

Jewish 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Hist 368)

Jewish 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Hebr St 368)

Jewish 449

Modern Jewish Thought

Jewish 489*

Internship in Jewish Studies, Upper Division (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 497

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 499

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Jewish 699

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Pol Sci 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Jewish 328)

Pol Sci 371

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict

 

Jewish Cultural Studies Track

The Jewish cultural studies track does not have a language requirement as part of the major track. Students in this track, however, complete language studies as part of their L&S degree requirements. Although no additional language courses are required beyond those required for the L&S degree, with the consent of the major coordinator, students may count up to 6 credits in appropriate language courses beyond the second semester. Students interested in considering advanced studies in Jewish Studies or a career in Jewish education are encouraged to take Hebrew. Credits earned in language courses approved by the coordinator count in the Jewish cultural studies major option GPA.

In addition to the core and research requirement courses, the following 24 credits are required:

12 credits selected from the following:

FilmStd 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with Jewish 350)

Hebr St 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Jewish 261)

Hebr St 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Jewish 368)

Jewish 101

Jewish Culture in America: History, Literature, Film

Jewish 247

Jewish Art, Literature, Culture: (all subtitles)

Jewish 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Hebr St 261)

Jewish 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Pol Sci 328)

Jewish 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with Film St 350)

Jewish 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Hebr St 368)

Jewish 421

Introduction to Yiddish Literature: (all subtitles)

Jewish 449

Modern Jewish Thought

Pol Sci 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Jewish 328)

Electives – a minimum of 12 credits from the following, which must include courses numbered 300 and above to reach a total of 15 advanced credits taken in residence at UWM.

* A maximum of 3 internship credits may count toward the major.

CompLit 461

Film-Fiction Interactions: "Holocaust Testimonials in Literature and Film"

English 507

Studies in Literature, 1900 to the Present: "Jewish American Literature from the Holocaust to the 21st Century"

FilmStd 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with Jewish 350) (if not selected above)

Hebr St 100

Introduction to Judaism (if not selected above)

Hebr St 192

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (contact program coordinator)

Hebr St 199

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 230

Bible Stories

Hebr St 231

Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 235

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 238

Topics in Hebrew/Jewish Literature, Art, and Culture: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 254

Studies in Hebrew Culture: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Jewish 261) (if not selected above)

Hebr St 289*

Internship in Hebrew Studies, Lower Division (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 297

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 299

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 331

Topics in Biblical Literature: (all subtitles) (if not selected above)

Hebr St 332

Women in the Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Jewish 368) (if not selected above)

Hebr St 381

Honors Seminar: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 397

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 411

Old Testament Texts: (subtitle)

Hebr St 449

Modern Jewish Thought

Hebr St 470

Readings in Rabbinic Literature: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 471

Introduction to the Midrash: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 489*

Internship in Hebrew Studies, Upper Level (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 497

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 499

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 597

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 697

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 699

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Hist 282

The Modern Middle East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Hist 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Jewish 358)

Hist 363

Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship

Hist 364

The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and the Fate of the Jewish People in Europe, 1933-1945

Hist 370

Topics in the History of Religious Thought: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hist 401

Topics in Middle Eastern History: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 101

Jewish Culture in America: History, Literature, Film (if not selected above)

Jewish 192

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 193

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 199

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 247

Jewish Art, Literature, Culture: (all subtitles) (if not selected above)

Jewish 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Hebr St 261) (if not selected above)

Jewish 289*

Internship in Jewish Studies, Lower Division (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 297

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 299

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Jewish 321

The Holocaust and the Politics of Memory

Jewish 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Pol Sci 328) (if not selected above)

Jewish 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with FilmStd 350) (if not selected above)

Jewish 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Hist 368)

Jewish 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Hebr St 368) (if not selected above)

Jewish 371

Survey of Jewish Literature (IN PROGRESS)

Jewish 421

Introduction to Yiddish Literature: (all subtitles) (if not selected above)

Jewish 449

Modern Jewish Thought (if not selected above)

Jewish 489*

Internship in Jewish Studies, Upper Division (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 497

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 499

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Jewish 699

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Pol Sci 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Jewish 328) (if not selected above)

Pol Sci 371

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict


Course of Study: Jewish Studies Minor

A minor in Jewish Studies may be of particular interest to students earning a certificate in Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Cultures and Communities, and/or Comparative Ethnic Studies, or a major in Religious Studies. The minor requires completion of a minimum of 18 credits, at least 9 of which must be taken at the 300 level or above in residence at UWM. The College requires that students earn a GPA of at least 2.500 on all credits for the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must earn a GPA of 2.500 on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.

Students can attain a minor in Jewish Studies by following one of two tracks:

Hebrew Studies Track

The Hebrew Studies track of the Jewish Studies minor requires the following:

Two semesters (at least 6 cr) of Hebrew language courses.
Students who test out of one or both semesters of language studies must substitute an alternative Hebr St course, selected in consultation with the program coordinator, for each semester skipped.

12 credits selected from the following,
including 9 credits at the advanced level (300 and above) taken in residence at UWM:

FilmStd 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with Jewish 350)

Hebr St 100

Introduction to Judaism (if not selected above)

Hebr St 192

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (contact program coordinator)

Hebr St 199

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 230

Bible Stories

Hebr St 231

Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 235

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 238

Topics in Hebrew/Jewish Literature, Art, and Culture: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 254

Studies in Hebrew Culture: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Jewish 261)

Hebr St 297

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 299

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 331

Topics in Biblical Literature: (all subtitles) (if not selected above)

Hebr St 332

Women in the Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Jewish 368)

Hebr St 381

Honors Seminar: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 397

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 411

Old Testament Texts: (subtitle)

Hebr St 470

Readings in Rabbinic Literature: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 471

Introduction to the Midrash: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 497

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 499

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 597

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 697

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 699

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Hist 282

The Modern Middle East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Hist 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Jewish 358)

Hist 363

Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship

Hist 364

The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and the Fate of the Jewish People in Europe, 1933-1945

Hist 370

Topics in the History of Religious Thought: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hist 379

Introduction to Jewish History (jointly offered with Jewish 379)

Hist 401

Topics in Middle Eastern History: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 101

Jewish Culture in America: History, Literature, Film

Jewish 192

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 193

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 199

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 247

Jewish Art, Literature, Culture: (all subtitles)

Jewish 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Hebr St 261)

Jewish 297

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 299

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Jewish 321

The Holocaust and the Politics of Memory

Jewish 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Pol Sci 328)

Jewish 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with FilmStd 350)

Jewish 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Hist 368)

Jewish 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Hebr St 368)

Jewish 371

Survey of Jewish Literature (IN PROGRESS)

Jewish 379

Introduction to Jewish History (jointly offered with Hist 379)

Jewish 421

Introduction to Yiddish Literature: (all subtitles)

Jewish 449

Modern Jewish Thought

Jewish 497

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 499

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Jewish 500

Topics in Jewish History: (all subtitles)

Jewish 699

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Pol Sci 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Jewish 328)

Pol Sci 371

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict

 

Jewish Cultural Studies Track

The Jewish cultural studies track of the Jewish Studies minor requires 18 credits, including 9 credits at the advanced level (300 and above) taken in residence at UWM, distributed as follows:

One of the following:

Hist 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Jewish 358)

Hist 379

Introduction to Jewish History (jointly offered with Jewish 379)

Jewish 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with History 358)

Jewish 379

Introduction to Jewish History (jointly offered with History 379)

Two courses (6 credits) selected from the following:

FilmStd 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with Jewish 350)

Hebr St 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Jewish 261)

Hebr St 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Jewish 368)

Jewish 101

Jewish Culture in America: History, Literature, Film

Jewish 247

Jewish Art, Literature, Culture: (all subtitles)

Jewish 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Hebr St 261)

Jewish 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered w/Pol Sci 328)

Jewish 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with FilmStd 350)

Jewish 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Hebr St 368)

Pol Sci 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Jewish 328)

Three courses (9 credits) selected from the following:

Hebr St 100

Introduction to Judaism (if not selected above)

Hebr St 192

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (contact program coordinator)

Hebr St 199

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 230

Bible Stories

Hebr St 231

Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 235

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 238

Topics in Hebrew/Jewish Literature, Art, and Culture: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 254

Studies in Hebrew Culture: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Jewish 261)

Hebr St 297

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 299

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 331

Topics in Biblical Literature: (all subtitles) (if not selected above)

Hebr St 332

Women in the Bible (if not selected above)

Hebr St 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Jewish 368)

Hebr St 381

Honors Seminar: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 397

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 411

Old Testament Texts: (subtitle)

Hebr St 470

Readings in Rabbinic Literature: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 471

Introduction to the Midrash: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 497

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 499

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Hebr St 597

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 697

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hebr St 699

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Hist 282

The Modern Middle East in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Hist 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Jewish 358)

Hist 363

Germany: Hitler and the Nazi Dictatorship

Hist 364

The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and the Fate of the Jewish People in Europe, 1933-1945

Hist 370

Topics in the History of Religious Thought: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Hist 401

Topics in Middle Eastern History: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 101

Jewish Culture in America: History, Literature, Film

Jewish 192

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 193

First-Year Seminar: (with appropriate subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 199

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 247

Jewish Art, Literature, Culture: (all subtitles)

Jewish 261

Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (jointly offered with Hebr St 261)

Jewish 297

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 299

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Jewish 321

The Holocaust and the Politics of Memory

Jewish 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Pol Sci 328)

Jewish 350

Global Jewish Film and Television: (all subtitles) (jointly offered with FilmStd 350)

Jewish 358

The Jews of Modern Europe: History and Culture (jointly offered with Hist 368)

Jewish 368 (268)

Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (jointly offered with Hebr St 368)

Jewish 371

Survey of Jewish Literature (IN PROGRESS)

Jewish 421

Introduction to Yiddish Literature: (all subtitles)

Jewish 449

Modern Jewish Thought

Jewish 497

Study Abroad: (subtitle) (as approved by program coordinator)

Jewish 499

Ad Hoc: (all subtitles)

Jewish 500

Topics in Jewish History: (all subtitles)

Jewish 699

Independent Study (as approved by program coordinator)

Pol Sci 328

The Arab-Israeli Conflict (jointly offered with Jewish 328)

Pol Sci 371

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict


Related Programs

Hebrew/Jewish Studies students also may be interested in the Comparative Ethnic Studies and the Religious Studies programs as well as the certificate program in Middle Eastern and North African Studies.


Courses


Hebrew Studies (HEBR ST)

Jewish Studies (JEWISH)



Japanese

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literature offers both a Japanese major through the Committee Interdisciplinary Major and a minor in Japanese. Japanese language courses will satisfy the foreign language requirement of the L&S degree. Courses in Japanese also may be of interest to students pursuing the Asian studies certificate, the international studies major, and the Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies.

Course of Study: Major

The Japanese Language and Culture major requires completion of 30 credits in approved Japanese and related courses. Students in the major must complete the fifth- through eighth-semester Japanese courses as the core of the program. In addition, culture-related courses that are taught using the target language are required. Students must complete 30 credits to graduate, at least 15 of them at the advanced (300 and above) level taken in residence at UWM. The major requires a minimum of 18 credits at the 300 level or above taught in Japanese. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all major credits attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all major credits attempted, including any transfer work.

The following are required:

 

Japan 301

Fifth Semester Japanese

4

Japan 302

Sixth Semester Japanese

4

Japan 401

Seventh Semester Japanese

4

Japan 402

Eighth Semester Japanese

4

Students whose language skills allow them to begin their study of Japanese beyond the fifth semester course must discuss with the advisor appropriate substitute courses in order to complete the required 30 credits.

One of the following four courses:

Japan 330

Japanese Language and Culture

3

Japan 331

Reading Japanese Short Stories

3

Japan 361

Translating Japanese Media

3

Japan 441

Business Japanese

3

Capstone course: The following course serves as the capstone for the major and satisfies the research requirement of the L&S degree.

Japan 500

Research and Writing in Japanese (Japanese majors enroll for 3 cr.)

1-3

Electives: Students select additional courses from the following approved electives to reach a total of 30 credits. At least one course must be taken outside the Japan curricular area.

Anthro 325

Japanese Culture and Society

3

ArtHist 383

Japanese Art and Architecture

3

ArtHist 482

Topics in Non-Western Art History: “Japanese Architecture” subtitle

3

English 316

World Cinema: “Japanese Cinema” subtitle

3

Hist 394

History of Japan to 1600

3

Hist 395

History of Japan Since 1600

3

Hist 397

Postwar Japan

3

Japan 110

Japanese Popular Culture

3

Japan 200

Japanese Culture and Its Effect on Language

3

Japan 220

Introduction to Japanese Food Studies

3

Japan 297

Study Abroad

3

Japan 310

Enhanced Knowledge and Skills for the Japanese Language Proficiency Test

3

Japan 321

Analyzing Japanese Film Remakes

3

Japan 330

Japanese Language and Culture (if not selected above)

3

Japan 331

Reading Japanese Short Stories (if not selected above)

3

Japan 361

Translating Japanese Media (if not selected above)

3

Japan 397

Study Abroad

3

Japan 416

Introduction to Translation: Japanese to English

3

Japan 441

Business Japanese (if not selected above)

3

Japan 489

Internship in Japanese, Upper Division

 

Japan 497

Study Abroad

3

Japan 500

Research and Research Writing in Japanese

3

Japan 699

Advanced Independent Study

1-3

Study Abroad
Students are strongly encouraged to study abroad. Up to 12 credits from study abroad programs will be accepted for the major. Any language credits acquired from study abroad must not duplicate language credits acquired from classes taken at UWM.


Course of Study: Minor
The minor in Japanese has the acquisition of language proficiency as its primary objective. Students take language courses through the third-year level, but the minor also allows coursework in Japanese culture, history, and politics. A minimum of 9 credits must be taken at the 300 level or above. A minimum of 9 credits must be taken in residence at UWM. Students entering with no previous Japanese language experience should enroll in Japan 101. Students entering with previous knowledge of, or high school preparation in, Japanese, or transfer students who have studied Japanese in other colleges, are assigned to courses on the basis of a departmental placement consultation with the Japanese program coordinator. Students placed into a course beyond the 101 level who complete their first course with a grade of at least a B may receive retroactive credits,* to a maximum of 16 credits, for the courses leading to the one into which they are placed. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.

Those who are able to begin their study of Japanese beyond the third-semester level will take additional elective credits, approved by the Japanese language coordinator, to complete at least 18 credits in the minor. Students must complete a minimum of 12 credits in language courses. The following (or equivalent or exemption) are required:

Japan 201

Third Semester Japanese

3

Japan 202

Fourth Semester Japanese

3

Japan 301

Fifth Semester Japanese

3

Japan 302

Sixth Semester Japanese

3

At least 3 additional credits, selected from courses in Japanese above 102 or from the following:

Anthro 325

Japanese Culture and Society

3

ArtHist 383

Japanese Art and Architecture

3

English 316

World Cinema (Japanese subtitle)

3

Hist 394

History of Japan to 1600

3

Hist 395

History of Japan Since 1600

3

Hist 397

Postwar Japan

3

Pol Sci 313

Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy

3


* Retroactive credits earned at the 200 level or above may count toward the minor.

Related Progams

Asian Studies Certificate Program
Global Studies Degree
International Studies Major


Courses


Japanese (JAPAN)



Korean

For students interested in studying Korean to satisfy the foreign language requirement of the L&S degree, the Asian Studies Certificate, and/or the International Studies major, the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature offers a four-semester sequence in Korean.


Courses


Korean (KOREAN)



Latin

See Classics.



Polish

See Slavic Languages.


Russian

See Slavic Languages.


Scandinavian Studies

See Scandinavian Studies in Certificate Programs section.

Veronica Lundback, Lecturer, German, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, Coordinator; CRT 896, (414) 229-4547, lundback@uwm.edu

The Scandinavian Studies Certificate Program is open to all students seeking a bachelor's degree from UWM and to students who previously received a bachelor's degree from UWM or any other accredited college or university. Students currently involved in baccalaureate studies who successfully complete the requirements of the program will be awarded the certificate at the time of graduation. Students who already have a bachelor's degree receive the certificate upon completion of the program requirements.

To complete the certificate, students must earn a minimum GPA of 3.000 in 18 credits of Scandinavian Studies courses, as listed below.

The majority of the certificate requirements may be completed at Mälardalen University, UWM's sister university in Sweden. Students attending Mälardalen University pay UWM tuition and take courses on the Swedish language and Scandinavian culture. Students also may take courses in pursuit of their other academic interests, either in Swedish or in English.

Scandinavian Languages: 6 credits

ScndvSt 101 (German 180)

First Semester Swedish

3

ScndvSt 102 (German 180)

Second Semester Swedish

3

ScndvSt 203 (German 180)

Third Semester Swedish

3

ScndvSt 204 (German 180)

Fourth Semester Swedish

3

Scandinavian Studies: 12 credits (may include additional language courses)

Courses may also be selected from the approved list (below) or from other appropriate courses identified and approved by the program coordinator.

CompLit 240

Norse Mythology

3

Geog 239

Geography of Scandinavia

3

German 114

Scandinavian Life and Culture

3

German 115

Seminar on Scandinavian Culture: (subtitle)

3

German 270

German Myths and Legends: "The Vikings" subtitle

3

German 699

Independent Study: "Hans Christian Andersen" and/or "Nineteenth Century Scandinavian Literature" subtitles (Additional appropriate courses may be offered under this rubric.)

3

Hist 371

Topics in European History: "History of the Vikings" subtitle

3

Philos 433

Nineteenth Century Philosophy

3

or

 

 

Philos 435

Existentialism

3

or

 

 

Philos 453

Special Topics in the History of Modern Philosophy: (with appropriate subtitle)

3


Scandinavian studies courses completed elsewhere, with the approval of the program coordinator, will be accepted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the certificate.


Courses


Scandinavian Studies (SCNDVST)



Slavic Languages

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Course of Study: Russian Major

Course of Study: Russian Minor

Courses: Polish (POLISH)

Courses: Russian (RUSSIAN)

The Slavic Languages program offers coursework in Polish and Russian. Through the study of these languages, students gain exposure to the literature and culture of the eastern European areas in which these languages are spoken. The program offers a major in Russian. In addition, the Slavic languages are an integral part of the Russian and East European Studies Certificate Program.

Study of these languages may meet the foreign language requirement of the College of Letters and Science. Students with previous high school preparation in any of these areas should consult with the program coordinator to determine the appropriate level at which to begin their language studies. Coursework through the fourth-semester level is designed to prepare students in the four basic language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. The beginning language sequences are as follows:

Polish

 

Polish 101

First-Semester Polish

4

Polish 102

Second-Semester Polish

4

Polish 201

Third-Semester Polish

3

Polish 202

Fourth-Semester Polish

3

     

Russian

 

 

Russian 101

First-Semester Russian

5

Russian 102

Second-Semester Russian

5

Russian 201

Third-Semester Russian

4

Russian 202

Fourth-Semester Russian

4


Course of Study: Russian Major

The Russian major requires completion of four semesters of college-level Russian (through Russian 202) or equivalent preparation. Credits earned at UWM in satisfying this requirement count in the major GPA. In addition, majors must complete 30 credits as follows:

Core courses: 18 additional credits in Russian, including 310 and 311;

Electives: 12 additional credits in Russian and/or in cross-listed and related courses, selected from the two lists below. A maximum of 3 credits from the list of related courses can count toward this requirement.

Majors must complete at least 15 credits in advanced-level courses (300 and above) in residence at UWM; at least 9 of these credits must be in the Russian curricular area. Students must attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the major attempted at UWM. In addition, the College requires that students attain a 2.500 GPA on all major credits attempted, including any transfer work. Major courses taken outside the Russian curricular area count in the major GPAs.

Students are strongly encouraged to pursue study abroad in Russia and may apply transfer credits from an approved study abroad program toward their degree requirements. Students interested in doing extensive study abroad should contact the program coordinator to discuss the college's residency requirement.

As part of their required credits, all students must complete a research experience as required by the College. Students will satisfy this requirement in the context of one of the following courses:

Russian 391

Russian Literature and Culture in Translation: (subtitle)

Russian 699

Supervised Individual Reading

 

Cross-listed Courses. The following courses are approved to satisfy the requirements of the Russian major and minor. Please contact the program coordinator for the most up-to-date list of approved courses or to request approval for Russian-related courses not on this list.

English 316

World Cinema: "Russian Cinema" subtitle

Ethnic 250

Selected Topics in Ethnic Studies: "Gender and Ethnicity in and After the USSR" subtitle

Geog 444

Former Soviet Union: Regional Analysis

Geog 445

Former Soviet Union: Topical Analysis

Hist 340

Early Russia Through Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great

Hist 341

Imperial Russia

Hist 343

Russia Since 1917

Hist 367

Women in Soviet Society: A Historical Survey

IntlSt 550

Senior Seminar in International Studies: "Russia in Transition: Media and Values" subtitle

Pol Sci 310

Politics of the Soviet Union and Its Successor States

Pol Sci 311

Russian Foreign Policy

 

Related Courses. The following courses are approved to satisfy the requirements of the Russian major. Please contact the program coordinator for the most up-to-date list of approved courses or to request approval for Russian-related courses not on this list. Majors may count a maximum of three credits from the following list toward the major requirements:

Econ 256

Emerging Markets and Comparative Systems

Geog 238

East Europe

Hebr St 103

Introductory Yiddish

Hist 249

The Second World War in Europe

Hist 375

Contemporary European History, 1945 to the Present

Linguis

All advanced-level courses

Polish

All courses

Pol Sci 302

Politics of Eastern Europe

 

Course of Study: Russian Minor

The Russian minor requires completion of four semesters of college-level Russian (through Russian 202) or equivalent preparation. Credits earned at UWM in satisfying this requirement count in the minor GPA. In addition, minors must complete 18 credits as follows:

Core courses: 6 credits in advanced Russian language courses (310, 311);

6 additional credits in the Russian curricular area (language beyond 202, literature, culture, film);

Electives: 6 credits in Russian and/or courses selected from the list of cross-listed courses following the Russian major.

At least 9 credits must be completed in advanced-level courses in residence at UWM; at least 6 of these credits must be in the Russian curricular area. Students must attain at least a 2.500 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, the College requires that students attain a 2.500 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including transfer work. Minor courses taken outside the Russian curricular area count in the minor GPAs.

Students are strongly encouraged to pursue study abroad in Russia and may apply transfer credits from an approved study abroad program toward their degree requirements. Students interested in doing extensive advanced-level coursework at a Russian university should contact the program coordinator to discuss the College's residency requirement.


Courses


Polish (POLISH)


Russian (RUSSIAN)



Swedish

See Scandinavian Studies.


 

FLL Faculty and Staff

Rachel Baum, Sr. Lect., PhD, Hebrew/Jewish Studies
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Coordinator, Hebrew/Jewish Studies

Joel Berkowitz, Prof., PhD, Hebrew/Jewish Studies
City University of New York
Director, Center for Jewish Studies

Yael Ben-Yitschak, Lect., BA, Hebrew/Jewish Studies
University of Haifa, Isreal

Atsuko Borgmann, Sr. Lect., MA, Japanese
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Renée Calkins, Sr. Lect., PhD, Classics
University of California, Los Angeles

Anthony A. Ciccone, Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Pedagogy

Alan D. Corre, Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Hebrew Studies

Elisabetta Cova, Assoc. Prof., PM, Classics
University of Cambridge, U.K.

Garry Davis, Prof., PhD, Department of Linguistics, German
University of Michigan

Nina Familiant, Lect., PhD, Russian
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Katherina P. Filips-Juswigg, Prof. Emerita, PhD, Slavic Languages

Bernard J. Grossfeld, Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Hebrew Studies

Robert A. Jones, Prof. Emeritus, PhD, German

Khuloud Labanieh, Lect., MA, Education, Arabic
Cardinal Stritch University

Masako Lackey, Sr. Lect., MA, Applied Linguistics, Japanese
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Sooyeon Lee, Lect., PhD, Linguistics, Korean
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Coordinator, Korean

Veronica Lundback, Sr. Lect., MA
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Coordinator, Scandinavian Studies

Dana Margolis, Sr. Lect., MSCRP, Hebrew Studies
University of Texas-Austin

Yair Mazor, Prof., PhD, Hebrew Studies
Tel Aviv University

Barbara Merten-Brugger, Sr. Lect., MA Education, German
Universität of Göttingen, Germany

Michael Mikos, Prof., PhD, Polish, Chair
Brown University
Coordinator, Polish

Richard C. Monti, Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Classics

David D. Mulroy, Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Classics

Meghan Murphy-Lee, Sr. Lect., PhD, Russian
University of Kansas

Kevin Muse, Assoc. Prof., PhD, Classics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Coordinator, Classics

Andrew Olson, Lect., MA, Chinese
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Hamid Ouali, Assoc. Prof., PhD, Department of Linguistics, Arabic
University of Michigan
Coordinator, Arabic

Joseph Peschio, Assoc. Prof., PhD, Russian
University of Michigan
Coordinator, Russian

Bruce Precourt, Sr. Lect., MA, Classics
University of Chicago

Roger W. Phillips, Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Slavic Languages

Andrew Porter, Asst. Prof., PhD, Classics
University of Missouri-Columbia

Aragorn Quinn, Asst. Prof., PhD, Japanese
Stanford University
Coordinator, Japanese

Robert C. Ross, Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Classics

Ruth Schwertfeger, Prof. Emerita, PhD, German

Sueyon Seo, Lect., PhD, Education, Japanese
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

H. James Shey, Assoc. Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Classics

Sooho Song, Asst. Prof., PhD, Foreign Languages and Literature
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Roy Arthur Swanson, Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Comparative Literature, Classics

Shinji Takahashi, Lect., MS, Curriculum and Instruction, Japanese
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Bozena Tieszen, Sr. Lect., PhD, Linguistics
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Xiaorong Wang, Lect., MA, Chinese
East China Normal University, Shanghai
Coordinator, Chinese

Charles A. Ward, Prof. Emeritus, PhD, Slavic Languages

Yuko Wert (Kojima), Sr. Lect., MA, Language Education, Japanese
Obirin University, Japan

Deanna Wesolowski, Lect., PhD, Classics
University of Missouri-Columbia

Jonathan Wipplinger, Asst. Prof., PhD, German
University of Michigan
Coordinator, German

Related Programs

Ancient Mediterranean Studies Certificate Program

Asian Studies Certificate Program

Global Studies Degree

International Studies Major

Russian and East European Studies Certificate Program

 


Web Home Pages:
[ College of Letters and Science ]
[ Foreign Languages and Literature ]
[ Classics ]
[ German ]
[ Hebrew/Jewish Studies ]
[ Polish ]
[ Scandinavian Studies ]

[ Ancient Mediterranean Studies Certificate Program ]
[ Asian Studies Certificate Program ]
[ Global Studies Degree ]
[ International Studies Major ]
[ Russian and East European Studies Certificate Program ]
[ Linguistics ]


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017:
Foreign Languages and Literature
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