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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Letters and Science


ESL English as a Second Language



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60 Reading and Interactive Writing for Academic Purposes. 0 cr. U. Reading comprehension and writing skills; strategies to prepare students for academic and professional life.|Retakable. No-cr course. Prereq: acceptance into ESL Prog; cons ESL dir.
70 Interactive Speaking and Listening for Academic Purposes. 0 cr. U. Conversational English skills in preparation for academic and professional life.|Retakable. No-cr course. Prereq: acceptance into ESL Prog; cons ESL dir.
80 Productive Speaking and Writing for Academic Purposes. 0 cr. U. Formal academic speaking and writing skills in preparation for academic and professional life.|Retakable. No-cr course. Prereq: acceptance into ESL Prog; cons ESL dir.
115 Basic Writing in English as a Second Language. 6 cr. U. Introduction to academic writing practices. Intensive grammar review and vocabulary expansion with individualized instruction. Extensive reading and writing.|For non-native speakers of English. No cr for students with cr in ESL 116. Prereq: score at level 1 on ESL-PIC test.
116 Introduction to College Writing in English as a Second Language. 6 cr. U. Rigorous introduction to academic writing practices, including reading-based writing. Thorough review of grammar, with individualized instruction. Extensive reading and writing.|Prereq: score at level 2 on ESL-PIC test; or grade C or better in ESL 115(P).
117 College Writing in English as a Second Language. 6 cr. U. Guidance in analytical reading and academic writing plus intensive language work, with individualized instruction. Extensive reading and writing.|Prereq: score at level 3 on ESL-PIC test; or grade C or better in ESL 116(P).
118 Advanced College Writing in English as a Second Language. 3 cr. U. Prepares and qualifies ESL writers for English 102. Writing analytical essays based on academic reading.|Prereq: score at level 4 on ESL-PIC test; or grade C or better in ESL 117(P); or grade B or better in ESL 116(P) & cons instr.
120 Grammar and Editing in English as a Second Language. 3 cr. U. Grammar and editing instruction for writers who are non-native speakers of English.|Prereq: none.
199 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. For further information, consult dept chair.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.
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.
499 Ad Hoc: 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; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.

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