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100 (effective 09/02/2015) Introduction to College Writing and Reading. 4 cr. U. Critical reading and writing, with emphasis on the processes of writing, revision, and academic conventions. Students produce a portfolio of revised essays.|Weekly Writing Center session req'd. May not be taken cr/no cr. Not open to students who have taken English 101. Prereq: level 1 on English Placement Test.
206 Technical Writing. 3 cr. U. Instruction and practice in writing technical reports, proposals, and other technical writing forms. Particularly appropriate for students in science, engineering, architecture, and other applied sciences.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Counts as repeat of English 206. Prereq: satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
310 Writing, Speaking, and Technoscience in the 21st Century. 3 cr. U. Theories and practices of communicating about science and technology.|Satisfies OWC-B GER. Prereq: satisfaction of OWC-A GER or cons instr.
428 Strategic Writing for Organizations. 3 cr. U. Analysis and creation of written responses to a wide variety of organization issues, exigencies, and crises.|Counts as repeat of English 428. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req
429 Technical Communications and Professional Leadership. 3 cr. U. Technical writing and communication concepts for understanding leadership and problem-solving in organizations.|Counts as repeat of English 429. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
435 Professional and Technical Writing. 3 cr. U. The writing process in business, industry, and government, with intensive practice and analysis of professional writing and publishing techniques and products.|Counts as repeat of English 435. Prereq: jr st; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.
435 (effective 09/02/2015) Professional and Technical Communications. 3 cr. U. The process of communications development in business, industry, and government, with intensive practice and analysis of professional writing and publishing techniques and products.|Counts as repeat of English 435. Prereq: jr st; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.
437 Project Management for Professional Writers. 3 cr. U. Major stages of the writing process in workplace contexts: research, analysis, project planning and management, document design, usability testing, and revision.|Counts as repeat of English 437. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 205(P), 206(P), or cons instr.
439 (effective 09/02/2015) Information Design. 3 cr. U. Development of technical communication projects for external clients, applying theories from graphic design, usability, cognitive psychology, and technical communication.|Prereq: jr st; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.
439 Document Design. 3 cr. U. Development of technical writing projects for external clients, applying theories from graphic design, usability, cognitive psychology, and technical communication.|Counts as repeat of English 439. Prereq: jr st; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.

A. Individual Study

199 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. For further information, consult dept chair.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

289 Internship in English, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of English in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 2.25 gpa; C or better in English 201(P), 202(P), 205(P), 208(P). 233(P), 234(P), 236(P), 230(P), or 240(P), cons supervising faculty member.

296 UROP Apprenticeship. 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.|One credit for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Not open to jrs & srs. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.

297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

298 Undergraduate Lower-Division Service Learning. 1 cr. U. Faculty-supervised placement of students as community service volunteers.|Retakable to 3 cr max. Prereq: conc reg in English 100- or 200-level service learning course.

398 Undergraduate Upper-Division Service Learning. 1 cr. U. Faculty-supervised placement of students as community service volunteers.|Retakable to 3 cr max. Prereq: conc reg in English 300-level or above service learning course.

497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

699 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U. Advanced independent work under the supervision of an English faculty or instructional academic staff member. Student must submit a study proposal. For further information, consult assistant chair/undergraduate program coord.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

B. Basic Courses in Composition

90 Basic Writing. 0 cr. U. Sustained writing and revision to develop fluency in articulating ideas and familiarity with writing conventions. Fourth instructional hr required.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Audit not allowed. Fee for 3 cr assessed; credits count toward credit load for Financial Aid and enrollment verification only. Prereq: level 0 on English Placement Test.

95 Fundamentals of Composition. 0 cr. U. Critical reading and writing, with an emphasis on the processes of writing and revision. Students produce a portfolio of revised essays.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Fee for 3 cr assessed; credits count toward credit load for Financial Aid and enrollment verification only. Prereq: level 0 on English Placement Test.

101 (effective 09/02/2015) Introduction to College Writing. 3 cr. U. Critical reading, writing, and revision, with an emphasis on reflective inquiry and academic writing conventions. Students produce a portfolio of revised essays.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Not open to students who have taken English 100. ESL 118 counts as a repeat of English 101. Prereq: Level 2 on English Placement Test or grade of C or better in English 095.

101 Introduction to College Writing. 3 cr. U. Critical reading, writing, and revision, with an emphasis on reflective inquiry and academic writing conventions. Students produce a portfolio of revised essays.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Prereq: Level 1 or 2 on English Placement Test or grade of C or better in English 095.

102 College Writing and Research. 3 cr. U. Extensive engagement with academic research writing and reflective analysis. Students will produce a portfolio of revised writing.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Counts as repeat of English 112, Honors 102, 112. Prereq: level 3 on English Placement Test or grade of C or better in English 101(P) or ESL 118(P).

102 (effective 09/02/2015) College Writing and Research. 3 cr. U. Extensive engagement with academic research writing and reflective analysis. Students will produce a portfolio of revised writing.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Counts as repeat of English 112, Honors 102, 112. Prereq: level 3 on English Placement Test or grade of C or better in English 100(P) or 101(P) or ESL 118(P).

105 College Writing Workshop. 1 cr. U. Workshop on strategies for revising and editing college writing.|Credit/no credit only. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 095(P) or Level 1 on English Placement Test; conc reg in English 101(C).

201 Strategies for Academic Writing. 3 cr. U. Intensive practice in expository writing designed to continue development of already proficient writers.|Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

202 Writing in the Humanities. 3 cr. U. Development of styles and modes of literary and academic discourse in response to essays and literary works touching on a common theme.|Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

205 Business Writing. 3 cr. U. Instruction and practice in writing business reports, memos, and letters. Particularly appropriate for students in business and related areas.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Prereq: soph st; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

206 Technical Writing. 3 cr. U. Instruction and practice in writing technical reports, proposals, and other technical writing forms. Particularly appropriate for students in science, engineering, architecture, and other applied sciences.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Counts as repeat of English 206X. Prereq: satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

207 Health Science Writing. 3 cr. U. Instruction and practice in writing reports and research papers for health science professions. Particularly appropriate for students in health related fields, including pre-medical, dental, etc.|May not be taken cr/no cr. Prereq: satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

214 Writing in the Professions: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Adaptation of writing to situations and requirements of specific professional writing genres, such as criminal justice, government, and environmental writing.|Retakable w/chg in topic; no cr limit. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

218 Veterans Re-Entry Writing Workshop. 2 cr. U. Instruction in a combination of stress reduction and journaling techniques designed to ease readjustment to civilian life, tap into creative capacities, and boost writing skills.|Prereq: prior military service or cons instr.

230 Writing with Style. 3 cr. U. Students develop and enhance their expository writing style by reading short essay selections and writing in a variety of rhetorical forms, styles, and modes.|Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

233 (203) Introduction to Creative Writing. 3 cr. U. An introduction to the writing of poetry and fiction.|Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

234 Writing Fiction: Structure and Technique. 3 cr. U. Readings and discussion demonstrating the basic structural and technical elements of modern fiction, with opportunities for practice.|Prereq: English 233(203)(P).

235 Writing Poetry: Forms, Styles, Voices. 3 cr. U. Readings and discussion demonstrating traditional and contemporary forms, with opportunities for practice.|Prereq: English 233(203)(P).

236 (204) Introductory Topics in Creative Writing: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Instruction and practice in genres other than fiction and poetry.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: English 233(203)(P) or 234(P).

240 Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Major concerns in cultural criticism, including race, gender, class, cultural identity, technology, and ideology; examines how rhetoric, writing, and media influence our thinking about these concerns.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

C. Introductory Language and Literature

150 Multicultural America. 3 cr. U. Cross-cultural study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities through materials from literature, history, and the media, with attention to African-, Asian-, Hispanic-, and Native American experiences.|Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.

192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.

209 Language in the United States. 3 cr. U. Survey of the languages of the U.S., discussing social and political aspects of language use and issues of interethnic communication.|Prereq: none.

210 International English. 3 cr. U. Varieties of English spoken around the world; history and spread of English; use of English as a national and international language.|Prereq: none.

211 Aspects of the English Language: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Introductory projects in such areas as social or specialized usages, modern grammars, dialects, English language history, theoretical and practical studies of language in literary forms.|Not retakable for cr. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

212 Grammar and Usage. 3 cr. U. The basic concepts and categories of English grammar, with emphasis on usage and writing problems.|Prereq: none.

213 Grammar for Students of Foreign Languages. 3 cr. U. An introduction to the grammatical concepts useful in studying foreign languages.|Jointly offered with, & may be used to repeat, Classic 213, French 213, German 213, Italian 213, Linguis 213, Polish 213, Russian 213, & Spanish 213. Prereq: none.

215 Introduction to English Studies. 3 cr. U. Writing-intensive introduction to multiple forms and contexts of literary and nonliterary texts and discourses in English, in a cultural, historical, and global framework.|Required for English & secondary education English majors. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

221 English Writers to 1800. 3 cr. U. Works of English literature from Anglo-Saxon period through the eighteenth century. Combines close reading with study of historical and cultural context of literature.|Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

222 English Writers, 1800 to the Present. 3 cr. U. Works of English literary tradition from the Romantics through the present. Combines close reading with study of historical and social context of literature.|Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

223 American Writers to 1900. 3 cr. U. Works of American literature from colonial times through Whitman and Twain. Combines close reading with study of the historical and cultural context of literature.|Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

224 American Writers: 1900 to the Present. 3 cr. U. Works of American literature from late nineteenth century to the present. Combines close reading with study of the historical and cultural context of literature.|Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

229 Introduction to Modern Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Works in the modern tradition from the 1910's to the present.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. With 'Backgrounds' subtitle, counts as a repeat of English 225; with 'Modern Developments' subtitle counts as a repeat of English 226. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

243 Introduction to Literature by Women: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Ways in which women have expressed their views of women's roles and goals in literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

245 The Life, Times, and Work of a Literary Artist: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. A writer in a cultural, historical, and biographical context.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

247 Literature and Human Experience: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Focus upon the portrayal of a universal theme in literature of the past and present.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

248 Literature and Contemporary Life: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Literary portrayal of the character issues and concerns of the contemporary world as reflected in literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

251 Fantasy in Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Forms of fantasy in literature from the medieval period to the present.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

252 Mystery and Detective Fiction: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected works of detective fiction by theme, type, period, or origin.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

253 Science Fiction: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected works of literary science fiction by theme, type, period, or origin.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

260 Introduction to Poetry: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected works of poetry by theme or type.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.

261 Introduction to Short Stories: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected short stories by theme, type, period, or origin.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

262 Introduction to Drama: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected plays of the English-speaking theater by theme, type, period, or origin.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

263 Introduction to the Novel: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected novels from the English-speaking world by theme, type, period, or origin.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

268 Introduction to Cultural Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Theories, subject matters, and core texts of the interdisciplinary field of cultural studies.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

269 Literary Forms and Genres: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. A literary form or genre such as essay, satire, tragedy, etc.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.

274 Literature and the Other Arts: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selections from literary studies in connection with works from the other arts ranging from the Middle Ages to the present.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

275 The Forms of Folk Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Folk literature as a literary type with emphasis on varying ethnic groups.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

276 Introduction to American Indian Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Literature of the American Indian, focusing on major forms, prominent themes, or a particular tribe or time period.|AIS 276 & English 276 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

277 Introduction to Ethnic Minority Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. A survey covering literature by three or more of the following ethnic groups: African American, American Indian, Asian American, U.S. Latino/a, and Caribbean American.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

278 Introduction to World Literatures Written in English: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. The literature of a particular region or regions of the English-speaking world.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.

279 Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Latino/a American literature with a focus on region, genre, theme, or period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to a 9 cr max. English 279 & Latino 279 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

280 Introduction to Asian-American Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Asian-American literature with focus on region, genre, theme, or period.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.

281 Introduction to African-American Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. African-American literature with a focus on region, genre, theme, or period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq grad of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.

285 Modern Irish Language and Literature in Translation. 3 cr. U. Major works of literature written in Irish Gaelic, eighth century to present day, in bilingual (Irish/English) texts.|Celtic 285 & English 285 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

D. Introductory Film/Media/Digital Studies

111 Entertainment Arts: Film, Television, and the Internet. 3 cr. U. History of film, television, and the internet. Focus on economic and aesthetic features of these media and interrelationships among them. Models for critiquing each form.|ArtHist 111, English 111, & FilmStd 111 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none

286 Writing about Film and Television. 3 cr. U. Intensive practice and study of the critical and technical elements of writing with emphasis on close reading and writing about media images and narratives.|English 286 & FilmStd 286 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

290 Introduction to Film Studies. 3 cr. U. Analysis of formal, thematic, and generic components of narrative, documentary, and avant garde filmmaking.|English 290 & FilmStd 290 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

291 Introduction to Television Studies. 3 cr. U. The forms, images, and narratives particular to television.|English 291 & FilmStd 291 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

292 Classic Dramas in Film: (Subtitled). 1 cr. U. A sampling of great plays in film versions, with performances by acclaimed actors.|Offered on a cr/no cr basis. Retakable w/chg in topic to 3 cr max. English 292 & FilmStd 292 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

293 (273) Literature and Media: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. A study of novels, essays, magazines, newspapers, advertisements, and films in order to disclose similarities and differences in their use of rhetorical strategies.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 293 & FilmStd 293 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: soph st.

295 Women and Film. 3 cr. U. A study of the representation of women in narrative, documentary, and avant garde film, television and/or video, including a survey of psychoanalytic theories of spectatorship and feminist analyses of mass culture.|English 295 & FilmStd 295 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: soph st.

E. Historical Concentration

301 Survey of English Literature, Beginnings to 1500. 3 cr. U. Writers and literary trends of the Old English and medieval period, with emphasis on their historical, social, and cultural context.|Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

302 Survey of English Literature, 1500-1660. 3 cr. U. Writers and trends of the English literature in the period 1500-1660, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.|Recom in prep for English 452, 453, 454 & 456. Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

303 Survey of English Literature, 1660-1798. 3 cr. U. Writers and trends in English Literature, 1660-1798, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.|Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

304 Survey of English Literature, 1798-1900. 3 cr. U. Writers and trends in English Literature, 1798-1900, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.|Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

305 Survey of English Literature: 1900 to the Present. 3 cr. U. Writers and trends of English Literature since 1900, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.|Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

306 Survey of Irish Literature. 3 cr. U. Irish literature from earliest times through the Literary Renaissance--folklore, saga, bardic poetry; poetry, fiction, and drama of the nineteenth century to the present.|Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

307 Survey of American Literature to 1865. 3 cr. U. Writers and trends in American Literature before 1865, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.|Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

308 Survey of American Literature, 1865-1965. 3 cr. U. Writers and trends of American Literature, 1865-1965, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.|Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

309 Survey of Contemporary American Literature. 3 cr. U. Writers and trends of American Literature after 1965, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.|Prereq: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

F. Genre Concentration-Prose Fiction

325 The Art of Fiction: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Study of novels or short stories through a unifying theme, set of technical problems, or critical concepts.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

326 The Development of the Novel: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the novel from its origins to the present.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

327 The Development of the Short Story. 3 cr. U/G. Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the short story from the nineteenth century to the present.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

328 Forms of Experimental Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Approaches to forms of literature that stress experimentation, innovation and the radical alteration of existing forms.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER Composition competency req.

G. Genre Concentration-Drama

341 The Development of Drama: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A historical approach, with emphasis on new ideas in the theatre, new techniques, and the evolution of genres.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

342 Comedy: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Works from the comic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

343 Tragedy: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Works from the tragic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

344 Modern Drama: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Topics vary. American and English dramatists since 1920, with emphasis on their stage approach, their use of language; and themes of illusion, communication, and identity.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Competency req; 6 cr in courses approved for hum distr cr.

H. Genre Concentration-Poetry

294 Game Culture. 3 cr. U. Critical study of games, digital and otherwise; forms, conventions, and practices that inform design and reception of games; place of games in contemporary culture.|Counts as repeat of English 380 w/same topic. Prereq: English 102(P).

360 The Art of Poetry: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Inquiry into the art of poetry, with readings from a variety of poets.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

361 The Development of Poetry: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A study of significant intellectual, artistic, or social events in the history of poetry.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

363 Medieval Epic and Romance. 3 cr. U/G. Study of the traditions of medieval English epic and romance through an examination of representative medieval works.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

I. Genre Concentration-Other Genres

332 Gay and Lesbian Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Examines themes in modern literature about sexual identity and community.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

366 Non-Fiction Prose: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. A form of non-fiction such as the essay, biography, etc.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req

370 Folk Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A study of a particular form or forms of folk literature or the folk literature of a designated region or ethnic group.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

372 Survey of American Indian Literature. 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of the literature of the American Indian.|AIS 372 & English 372 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

373 Survey of Ethnic Minority Literature. 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of the literature of two or more ethnic minority groups.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

374 Survey of U.S. Latino/a Literature. 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of U.S. Latino/a literature.|English 374 & Latino 374 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

375 Survey of Asian American Literature. 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of Asian-American literature written since 1930.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

376 Survey of African-American Literature to 1930. 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of African-American literature before 1930.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

377 Survey of African-American Literature, 1930 to the Present. 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of African-American literature written since 1930.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

378 Survey of Current Literary and Cultural Theory. 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of current critical approaches to literary and cultural studies, including basic terminology and concrete application.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

381 World Literatures Written in English: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. A general, representative study of the literature of an area of the English-speaking world, e.g. Canada, Australia, etc.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

J. English Language Concentration

400 Introduction to English Linguistics. 3 cr. U/G. Application of linguistic theory and techniques to modern English. English/Linguis 400 required of all English majors and minors in School of Education.|Jointly-offered with & counts as repeat of Linguis 400. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

401 History of the English Language. 3 cr. U/G. The origins of the English language and its changing structure.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition Competency req.

402 Theories of Language and Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Various topics involving some theoretical aspect(s) of language and literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; an intro course in linguis (e.g. English/Linguis 400, English 401, or Linguis 350).

403 Survey of Modern English Grammar. 3 cr. U/G. Studies in elements of grammar, noun and verb phrase, clause and sentence connection, and complex noun phrase.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

404 Language, Power, and Identity. 3 cr. U/G. The use of distinctive language varieties to construct identity and maintain power relations within a society.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

406 Advanced English Grammar. 3 cr. U/G. Continuation of English 403 with emphasis on the analysis of complex sentences and discourse syntax.|English 406 & Linguis 406 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 403(P).

K. Creative Writing Concentration-Craft Courses

414 Special Topics in Creative Writing: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Readings, discussion and assigned writing in specialized areas of creative writing.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Not retakable for major cr. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(P); or grad st.

414 (effective 05/18/2015) Special Topics in Creative Writing: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Readings, discussion and assigned writing in specialized areas of creative writing.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Not retakable for major cr. Students may not enroll concurrently in a second section of English 414 or in English 415, 416, 615, or 616. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(P); or grad st.

415 (effective 05/18/2015) Fiction Workshop. 3 cr. U. Classroom analysis and discussion of student writing. Content varies.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Students may not enroll concurrently in a second section of English 415 or in English 414, 416, 615, or 616. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P) or 234(P).

415 (420) Fiction Workshop. 3 cr. U. Classroom analysis and discussion of student writing. Content varies.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P) or 234(P).

416 (effective 05/18/2015) Poetry Workshop. 3 cr. U. Classroom analysis and discussion of student poetry. Content varies.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Students may not enroll concurrently in a second section of English 416 or in English 414, 415, 615, or 616. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P) or 235(P).

416 (422) Poetry Workshop. 3 cr. U. Classroom analysis and discussion of student poetry. Content varies.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P) or 235(P).

417 Readings for Writers: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. A literature course exploring literary traditions, formal or aesthetic problems of interest to creative writers.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req; English 233(203)(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(204)(P).

611 (411) The Writer and the Current Literary Scene. 3 cr. U/G. Recent developments in the theory and techniques of contemporary fiction or nonfiction. Especially designed for creative writing students.|Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, & 3 cr in English 415(P), 416(P), 615(P), or 616(P); or grad st.

612 (412) Poetry and the Creative Process. 3 cr. U/G. The origin and development of poetic ideas and techniques. Designed especially for creative writing students.|Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, & 3 cr in English 415(P), 416(P), 615(P), or 616(P); or grad st.

615 (effective 05/18/2015) Advanced Workshop in Fiction. 3 cr. U/G. Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, English 415(P), one of second section of English 415(P) or English 414(P) or 416(P), satisfaction of English composition competency; or grad st.

615 (421) Advanced Workshop in Fiction. 3 cr. U/G. Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st; 6 cr English 415(420)(P); or grad st.

616 (effective 05/18/2015) Advanced Workshop in Poetry: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, 3 cr in English 416(P), one of second section of English 416(P) or English 414(P) or 415(P), & cons instr based on writing sample; or grad st.

616 (423) Advanced Workshop in Poetry: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 6 cr in English 416(P), & cons instr based on writing sample; or grad st.

L. Composition Concentration

425 Advanced Business Writing. 3 cr. U. Advanced strategies in business writing. Special focus on primary research, rhetorical and contextual analysis, problem-solving, collaboration, and persuasive writing.|Not open to students w/cr in English 430(ER). Prereq: jr st; English 205(P).

426 (effective 05/18/2015) Professional and Technical Communications Research. 3 cr. U. Research (e.g., observations, interviews, surveys, focus groups, card-sorting, usability testing) used by workplace communicators to resolve problems and ensure production of quality, user-based documentation products.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

426 Professional and Technical Writing Research. 3 cr. U. Research (e.g., observations, interviews, surveys, focus groups, card-sorting, usability testing) used by workplace communicators to resolve problems and ensure production of quality, user-based documentation products.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

427 Writing for Nonprofits. 3 cr. U/G. Persuasive writing of advocacy genres, such as reports, letters, websites, and social media, produced by nonprofit organizations. Focus on theory, practice, collaboration, and service learning.|No cr for students w/cr in English 431 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st.

428 Strategic Writing for Organizations. 3 cr. U. Analysis and creation of written responses to a wide variety of organization issues, exigencies, and crises.|Counts as repeat of English 428X. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req

429 Technical Communications and Professional Leadership. 3 cr. U. Technical writing and communication concepts for understanding leadership and problem-solving in organizations.|Counts as repeat of English 429X. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

430 Advanced Writing Workshop. 3 cr. U/G. A tutorial course in advanced exposition. Individual assignments and conferences. Enrollment limited to 12 students.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

431 Topics in Advanced Writing: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Aspects of composition theory, history and practice applied to both the process and product of writing.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

431 (effective 09/02/2015) Topics in Advanced Communications: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Seminar in the history, theory, or practice of professional, technical, medical, or science communications.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

432 The Rhetoric of Argument. 3 cr. U. Analytical survey of rhetorical methods and forms in argumentative discourse, the role of audience in argumentation, and 'fields' of argument.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; grade of C or better in English 102(P), 201(P), 202(P), 205(P), 206(P), 207(P), 208(P), 230(P), or 240(P).

433 Creative Nonfiction for Publication. 3 cr. U/G. Writing in a variety of creative nonfiction formats, using literary techniques. Preparation of articles for submission to magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and educational publications.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

434 Editing and Publishing. 3 cr. U/G. Training and practice in editorial procedures; preparation of fiction/nonfiction manuscripts for book or journal publication; editorial rewriting; editing; copyediting; proofreading; fundamentals of layout/design.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 6 cr in English 201(P), 202(P), 205(P), 206(P), 207(P), 208(P), 230(P), 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), 236(P), 240(P), 414(P), 415(P), 416(P), 430(P), 431(P), 432(P), 433(P), 435(P), 436(P), 437(P), 615(P), or 616(P).

435 (effective 09/02/2015) Professional and Technical Communications. 3 cr. U/G. The process of communications development in business, industry, and government, with intensive practice and analysis of professional writing and publishing techniques and products.|Prereq: jr st; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.

435 Professional and Technical Writing. 3 cr. U/G. The writing process in business, industry, and government, with intensive practice and analysis of professional writing and publishing techniques and products.|Prereq: jr st; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.

436 (effective 09/02/2015) Technical Documentation. 3 cr. U/G. Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise technical instructions; audience analysis, customer requirements, information architecture, training materials, web projects, and emerging technology discussion topics.|Prereq: jr st; English 206(P) & 435(P) or cons instr.

436 Writing for Information Technology. 3 cr. U/G. Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise technical instructions; audience analysis, customer requirements, information architecture, training materials, web projects, and emerging technology discussion topics.|Prereq: jr st; English 206(P) & 435(P) or cons instr.

437 Project Management for Professional Writers. 3 cr. U/G. Major stages of the writing process in workplace contexts: research, analysis, project planning and management, document design, usability testing, and revision.|Counts as repeat of English 437X. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 205(P), 206(P), or cons instr.

438 Advanced Research Writing. 3 cr. U/G. Intensive instructions in methods and writing for research papers: audience analysis, bibliographic methods, computer searches, interpretation of data, style guides, abstracts and summaries and the publication process.|Prereq: jr st; English 208(P) or cons instr.

439 Document Design. 3 cr. U/G. Development of technical writing projects for external clients, applying theories from graphic design, usability, cognitive psychology, and technical communication.|Prereq: jr st; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.

439 (effective 09/02/2015) Information Design. 3 cr. U/G. Development of technical communication projects for external clients, applying theories from graphic design, usability, cognitive psychology, and technical communication.|Prereq: jr st; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or cons instr.

440 Introduction to Peer Tutoring and Practice. 3 cr. U/G. Students explore their own writing practices in light of rhetorical theory and learn to tutor others.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req, & English 201(P), 202(P), 205(P), 206(P), 207(P), or 233(P) w/grade of B- or better or cons instr; or grad st.

441 Advanced Peer Tutoring Theory and Practice. 3 cr. U/G. Students will examine various theories of literacy and learning, applying these theories to peer tutoring practice and testing their sufficiency through case-study research.|Prereq: English 440(P) or cons instr.

442 Writing Center Tutoring Practicum. 1 cr. U/G. For prospective tutors, a foundation of concentrated study and practice to begin tutoring in UWM's Writing Center.|Prereq: jr st; cons instr.

443 Grant Writing. 3 cr. U/G. Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise grant proposals and related documents; audience analysis, rhetorical approaches, research methods, and online grantseeking.|Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic. Req'd service learning component. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

444 Technical Editing. 3 cr. U/G. Theories, methods, and practice in editing professional and technical documents; grammar and usage; copyediting and comprehensive editing; editor-writer relationship; rhetorical, social, and audience analysis.|Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

445 The Composing Process: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Issues in composition studies, such as the theory and practice of writing, evaluation and assessment, and collaborative learning.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max for undergrads or 6 cr max for grads. Prereq: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, or cons instr; or grad st.

448 (effective 09/02/2015) Technical Communications Theory and Practice. 3 cr. U. Orientation to the technical communications field through service learning experience in which students write for organizations. Application of technical communications theory to practice.|Service Learning course. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req; conc reg in English 398(C).

448 Professional Writing Theory and Practice. 3 cr. U. Orientation to the professional writing field through service learning experience in which students write for organizations. Application of professional writing theory to practice.|Service Learning course. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req; conc reg in English 398(C).

449 Writing Internship in English. 1-4 cr. U. Experience in a professional setting that enables English majors to apply course work and writing skills and to gain experience toward career goals.|Retakable to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, declared English major, & C or better in English 414(P), 415(P), 416(P), 430(P), 431(P), 432(P), 433(P), 434(P), 435(P), 436(P), 437(P), 438(P), 445(P), or 447(P); or grad st in English prog; writ cons instr.

M. Advanced Film/Media/Digital Studies

312 Topics in Film Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Study of stylistic, generic, historical, or theoretical issues in film studies.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 312 & FilmStd 312 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P).

316 World Cinema: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. National cinemas in first, second, and/or third world nations; relationships among representation, narrative, and social forms.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 316 & FilmStd 316 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st or English 290(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

320 Studies in Film Authorship: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. The function of authorship in the cinema and/or in television; the roles of producer, director, screenwriter, and star.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 320 & FilmStd 320 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st or English 290(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

329 Film and Literature. 3 cr. U/G. Capabilities and limitations of narrative film and literature, emphasizing the distinctiveness of each artistic mode.|English 329 & FilmStd 329 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st, English 290(P), satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; or cons instr.

380 Media and Society: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. An examination of film and/or television, with attention to the representation of class, gender, race, and nation. Subtitles vary.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 380 & FilmStd 380 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; English 290(P) or 291(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.

383 Cinema and Genre: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Stylistic and thematic analyses of literary and film genres (e.g., melodrama, film noir). Consideration of writers, directors, producers and stars whose works represent forms of a genre.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 383 & FilmStd 383 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.

390 Classical Film Criticism and Theory. 3 cr. U/G. Survey of the history of film theory, with particular attention to developing critical skills in film theoretical writing.|English 390 & FilmStd 390 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, English 290(P), & ArtHist 205(P); or cons instr.

391 Television Criticism and Theory. 3 cr. U/G. Study of the forms and representational strategies of television narrative, and the various modes of analysis that may be applied to television viewers and texts.|English 391 & FilmStd 391 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 291(P) or cons instr.

394 Theories of Mass Culture: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A survey of theories of mass culture relative to film from the late 19th century to the present.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 394 & FilmStd 394 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 291(P) or cons instr.

N. Other Advanced Courses

451 Chaucer. 3 cr. U/G. Linguistic and intellectual traditions exemplified in Chaucer's poetry.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

452 Shakespeare. 3 cr. U/G. Works representing Shakespeare's career, selected from comedies, tragedies, histories, and poems.|May be used as a repeat of 453 for students who have not taken English 452 previously. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

454 Milton. 3 cr. U/G. Milton's English poetry and selections from his prose.|Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

455 Writers in Drama: 3 cr. U/G. A significant dramatist or a combination of playwrights.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

456 Writers in English Literature, 1500-1660: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

457 Writers in English Literature, 1660-1798: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

458 Writers in English Literature, 1798-1900: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

459 Writers in English Literature, 1900 to the Present: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

460 Writers in American Literature, 1500-1900: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

461 Writers in American Literature, 1900 to the Present: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

463 Writers in African-American Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A significant figure or figures in African-American literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

465 Women Writers: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. One or more significant women writers.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

500 Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Major genres, themes, and figures of the Middle Ages through a reading of representative works.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

501 Studies in Literature, 1500-1660: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Critical study of major genres, themes, figures, tenets, aspects, influences and trends in the literature of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

504 Studies in Literature, 1660-1800: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

505 Studies in Literature, 1800-1900: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

507 Studies in Literature, 1900 to the Present: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

514 Literature in Context: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Critical study of literary works in philosophical, social, scientific, or theological context.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

515 Literature and the Other Arts: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Critical study of literary works in combination with works from the other arts.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

517 Studies in African-American Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Major genres, themes, figures and trends in African-American literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

518 Studies in Irish Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Major genres, themes, figures and trends in Irish literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

520 Studies in American Indian Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in American Indian literature.|AIS 520 & English 520 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

521 Studies in Ethnic Minority Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in ethnic-American literature.Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.|

522 Studies in World Literature Written in English: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in the literature of a particular region of the English-speaking world.|Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

523 Studies in U.S. Latino/a Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in U.S. Latino/a literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. English 523 & Latino 523 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

524 Studies in Asian-American Literature: 3 cr. U. Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in Asian-American literature.Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.|

525 American Indian Literature, Culture, and Creative Arts. 3 cr. U/G. Critical methods in understanding indigenous literature, cultures, and creative arts; uses of arts in indigenous cultures; how arts influence people's views of indigenous peoples.|AIS 525 & English 525 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.

530 Studies in Shakespeare: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. An examination of a particular aspect of Shakespeare's literary and dramatic achievements, this course will focus on a specific genre, technique or prevailing theme.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

545 Studies in the History of Literary Criticism: 3 cr. U. |Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

547 Studies in Theory and Criticism: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Topics, trends, or approaches in theory and criticism.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

565 Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of the various approaches to teaching English as a second language (ESL) to adult/university-level learners.|Jointly-offered w/& counts as repeat of Linguis 565(426). Does not satisfy requirements in School of Educ. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

567 Materials for ESL Instruction. 3 cr. U/G. Designed for prospective ESL/EFL teachers. Focus on planning and designing courses to meet the needs of specific populations of language learners.|English 567 & Linguis 567 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.

569 Internship in Teaching ESL to Adult Learners. 3 cr. U/G. Designed to provide practical field experience in language teaching to adult/university-level ESL learners.|English 569 & Linguis 569 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.

620 Seminar in the Art of Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Intensive study of a literary form or genre, or selected works from varying genres, with emphasis on elements of invention, innovation and craft.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

621 Seminar in the Literature of England: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of English literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

622 Seminar in Irish Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of Irish literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

623 Seminar in American Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of American literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

624 Seminar in Modern Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or significant innovations in modern literature, viewed in a cross-cultural or contemporary context.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

625 Seminar in Literary History: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. An intensive study of literature within its historical dimension, stressing the goals and methods of historical criticism and research in connection with specific periods, topics or traditions.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

626 Seminar in Critical Theory: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. An investigation into one or more critical theories and their contribution to the study of literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

627 Seminar in Literature and Culture: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Intensive study of literature within its cultural context, stressing goals and methods of cultural criticism and research in connection with specific issues or topics.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

628 Seminar in Literature by Women: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Focus on major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on gender issues. |Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

629 Seminar in Literature and Sexuality: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Intensive study of the relationship between literature and human sexuality, focusing on particular periods, topics, or critical and aesthetic issues.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

630 Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Selections from literature in connection with works from the other arts ranging from the Middle Ages to the present, stressing the importance of an inter-arts perspective.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

631 Seminar in African-American Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Focus upon major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on African-American experience.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English &/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

632 Seminar in American Indian Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Focus on major forms, prominent themes, or tribal traditions in the literature of the American Indian.|AIS 632 & English 632 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

633 Seminar in Rhetoric and Writing: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Examination of a topic in rhetorical theory and its intersections with related fields such as cultural studies, literary criticism, literacy theory, or composition studies.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Satisfies L&S Seminar req. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

634 Seminar in English Language Studies: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Examination of a topic in the study of the English language, providing an opportunity to investigate an issue in language studies in depth.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

685 Honors Seminar: (Subtitled). 3H cr. U. Investigation in depth of a period, figure, theme, or genre in English or American literature.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.

This course information produced at 12:59 on 04/25/2015.

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