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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


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SPANISH Spanish



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103 First-Semester Spanish. 4 cr. U. Language lab required. Introductory course for students who have had little or no previous work in Spanish.|Open only to students with 2 yrs H.S. Spanish or less or a score of 1 on Spanish placement exam. Prereq: none.
104 Second-Semester Spanish. 4 cr. U. Continuation of Spanish 103. Language lab required.|Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro crs). Prereq: grade of C- or better in Spanish 103(P) or level 2 score on Spanish placement exam.
123 Regional Languages of Spain, First Semester: (Subtitled). 3-6 cr. U. Introductory course for students who have had no previous work in one of the official, regional languages of Spain.|Retakable w/chg of language. Prereq: none.
124 Regional Languages of Spain, Second Semester: (Subtitled). 3-6 cr. U. Second-semester introductory course for students who have had no previous work in one of the official, regional languages of Spain.|Retakable w/chg of language. Prereq: Spanish 123(P) in same language.
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 (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
197 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
203 Third-Semester Spanish. 3 cr. U. Continuation of Spanish 104. Review of the main grammatical concepts. Readings in modern Spanish and Spanish-American literature.|Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro crs). Prereq: grade of C- or better in Spanish 104(P) or level 3 score on Spanish placement exam.
204 Fourth-Semester Spanish. 3 cr. U. Continuation of Spanish 203. Review of the main grammatical concepts. Readings in modern Spanish and Spanish-American literature.|Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro crs). Prereq: grade of C- or better in Spanish 203(P) or level 4 score on Spanish placement exam.
225 Understanding the Hispanic World: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Different manifestations of Hispanic culture across continents and centuries studied from many angles.|In English. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
277 Spanish Discussion Section. 1 or 2 cr. U. Discussion in Spanish, designed to broaden perspectives, improve language skills.|Offered in conjunction w/courses in other disciplines (Anthro, Hist, Pol Sci, etc). Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: Spanish 204(P) or cons instr.
277 (effective 09/02/2015) Spanish Discussion Section. 1 or 2 cr. U. Discussion in Spanish, designed to broaden perspectives and improve language skills.|Offered in conjunction w/courses in other disciplines or in Spanish. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: none.
289 Internship in Spanish, Lower Division. 1-3 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Spanish in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 3 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Spanish; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
296 UROP Apprenticeship. 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 into 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 coursework level, content and cr are determined and/or in specially prepared program coursework.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
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.
308 Advanced Writing and Reading. 3 cr. U. Development of proficiency in different writing styles; emphasis on the most difficult aspects of Spanish through reading and other exercises.|Counts as repeat of Spanish 305 and 316. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro credits). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.
315 Spanish Immersion Experience. 1 cr. U. Concentrated practice in spoken Spanish with a native speaker in a small-group setting, with a focus on Hispanic culture. Offered in three-day modules.|Retakable to 3 cr max. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318 (P) or 319 (P); or cons instr.
318 Advanced Speaking and Listening. 3 cr. U. Development of oral proficiency in relation to Hispanic culture.|For non-heritage Spanish speakers. Students cannot receive credit for both 318 and 319. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.
319 Advanced Speaking and Listening for Heritage Speakers. 3 cr. U. Development of full proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking skills in Spanish for students with native/near-native command of these skills.|Open only to heritage Spanish speakers. Others with near-native proficiency admitted at instr discretion. Students cannot receive credit for both 318 and 319. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro credits). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.
332 Business and Legal Spanish I. 3 cr. U. Business and legal language and practice in Spanish-speaking countries.|Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).
333 Advanced Spanish Grammar. 3 cr. U. Designed to solidify written expression skills and provide a clear understanding of Spanish grammar rules at an advanced level.|Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(P) or 319(P).
338 Spanish for Health Professionals I. 3 cr. U. Acquisition of intermediate conversational and written skills in medical terminology in Spanish through a communicative approach. For health care students.|Prereq: Spanish 308(P); & grade C- or better in Spanish 318(P) or 319(P) or equiv.
341 Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics. 3 cr. U. Spanish linguistics, including phonetics, phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics, and sociolinguistics.|Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro cr). Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).
348 Introduction to Translation: English to Spanish. 3 cr. U/G. Basic skills necessary for professional translation. Translation of texts from English into Spanish. Summarizing texts; sight translation.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C); grade of C or better in English 102(R) or score at level 4 on EPT recom.
350 Introduction to Literary Analysis. 3 cr. U. Designed to acquaint students with the critical tools needed to analyze texts and conduct research.|Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C).
371 Introduction to Latino Literature in English. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the development of literature by Chicanos, Nuyoricans, and other Hispanics since the late fifties and its historical, social, and political background.|Prereq: jr st or writ cons dept.
371 (effective 01/26/2015) Introduction to Latino Literature in English. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the development of literature by Chicanos, Nuyoricans, and other Hispanics since the late fifties and its historical, social, and political background.|Taught in English. Prereq: jr st or writ cons dept.
373 Topics in Latino Literature in English: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Some of the experiences of U.S. Hispanics as reflected in literature, film, and other cultural manifestations.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st or writ cons dept.
373 (effective 01/26/2015) Topics in Latino Literature in English: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Some of the experiences of U.S. Hispanics as reflected in literature, film, and other cultural manifestations.|Taught in English. Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st or writ cons dept.
377 Introduction to Galician Culture. 3 cr. U/G. Main concepts and issues in understanding the unique culture of Galicia, in northwestern Spain, from a variety of perspectives.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(C) or 319(C); cons instr.
380 Spanish Literature in Translation: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected works of Spanish-peninsular literature from different periods and genres and representing several subjects.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.
388 Health Issues in the Hispanic World. 3 cr. U. Different aspects of the health care system in the U.S. in relation to the Hispanic culture(s).|Prereq: Spanish 338(P) or cons instr.
391 Social and Historical Issues in the Hispanic World: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Culture of the Hispanic people, with a focus on a particular social or historical perspective and/or issue.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: Spanish 308(P); Spanish 318(P) or 319(P).
397 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
442 (342) Business and Legal Spanish II. 3 cr. U. Continuation of Spanish 332. Advanced business terminology and concepts; instruction in the legal terminology of Hispanic countries; preparation of documents.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 332(P) or cons instr.
443 (340) Spanish Phonetics and Phonology. 3 cr. U/G. Theory of Spanish sounds; phonetic transcription; practice in pronunciation. Language lab may be required.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P).
444 (344) Spanish Syntax and Morphology. 3 cr. U/G. Comprehensive review of Spanish syntax and morphology; the meaning of words, sentences, and discourse.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P).
446 Hispanic Sociolinguistics. 3 cr. U/G. Critical analysis of the relationship between language and society in the Hispanic world.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P).
461 (365) Topics in Hispanic Culture: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. The culture of a group of Hispanic people from a particular social and/or historical perspective, with a focus on one or more manifestations of that culture.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st & 6 crs of 400-level Spanish.
470 Survey of Hispanic Literature and Civilization. 3 cr. U. Literature in Spain and Spanish America from the Middle Ages to 1880.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P).
472 Survey of Spanish-American Literature and Civilization. 3 cr. U. Literature in Spanish America from Modernism to the present.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P).
474 Survey of Spanish Literature and Civilization. 3 cr. U. Literature in Spain from Realism to the present.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 350(P).
489 Internship in Spanish, Upper Division. 1-3 cr. U. Application of advanced principles of Spanish in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate non-salaried setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 3 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr at 400-level or above in Spanish; 3.50 gpa in Spanish major; writ cons supervising faculty member and dept chair.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, contact, 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.
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; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
506 Seminar in Spanish Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. One or more areas of Spanish peninsular literature across periods, genres, or regions.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
507 Seminar in Spanish-American Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. One or more areas of Spanish-American literature across periods, genres, or regions.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
508 Seminar in Hispanic Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. A literary subject with manifestations in more than one Hispanic literature, including Latino literature, with focus on the differences between/among them.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P), 472(P), & 474(P).
541 (441) History of the Spanish Language. 3 cr. U/G. External and internal history of the evolution of the Spanish language.|Prereq: jr st; Spanish 341(P); one 400-level Hispanic linguistics course or cons instr.
545 (445) Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. One or more branches of linguistics, such as dialectology, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, etc., in relation to the Hispanic languages.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: Spanish 341(P); one 400-level Hispanic linguistics course or cons instr.
570 (405) Seminar in Spanish Golden Age Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Topics on the poetry and/or the narrative and didactic prose of the late sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
571 (453) Seminar in Spanish-American Colonial Literature and Civilization: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Poetry, narrative, didactic prose, and dramatic literature of Spanish America up to the eighteenth century.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
572 (409) Seminar on Cervantes: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. 'Don Quixote' and/or other works by Cervantes.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
575 (455) Seminar in 18th & 19th Century Spanish-American Literature & Civilization: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Topics on the poetry, fiction, drama and/or essay of the Spanish-American countries during the 18th and 19th centuries.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
577 (457) Seminar in Modern Spanish-American Literature and Civilization: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Topics on the poetry, fiction, essay, and/or drama of the Spanish American countries after 1888.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
578 (417) Seminar in Modern Spanish Literature and Civilization: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Topics on the poetry, fiction, and/or drama of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Spain.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
595 Spanish for Reading Knowledge. 3 cr. U. Reading proficiency for students who are not Spanish majors but who have an interest in learning and/or solidifying their reading skills in the language.|Counts as repeat of Spanish 499 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.
597 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
697 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying language abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable w/ change in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance in Study Abroad Prog.
699 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Advanced independent work under supervision of Spanish faculty or instructional academic staff member. Instructor must approve student's study proposal. For more information, consult dept chair.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 3 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 overall gpa; 3.5 Spanish gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

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