680 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

680-090 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH 3 cr
A course for students whose reading and writing skills need improvement through study of basic grammar and rhetoric before they attempt other English courses. This course does not count toward the 120 credits required for graduation, nor does it fulfill General Studies requirements, nor may it be counted toward the English major or minor. It may not be taken by students who are simultaneously taking or have satisfactorily completed another English course on this campus.

680-091 BASIC WRITING SKILLS 2 cr
Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. A workshop offering individualized instruction to students in need of improvement in basic writing skills. This does not count toward the 120 hours required for graduation. Repeatable.

LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES - ENGLISH

680-101 FRESHMAN ENGLISH (Proficiency) 3 cr
An introduction to the reading and writing of college-level prose. Study of short stories, novels and essays. Composition of short papers and essay examinations. Students may not take for credit any course for which they have received a waiver, nor may they take for credit any course in the same department that is a prerequisite for a course that has been waived (e.g., if a student has been waived from English 102, he may not take English 101 for credit).
Prereq: Satisfactory completion of English 090 or equivalent demonstration of ability by the English ACT score.

680-102 FRESHMAN ENGLISH (Proficiency) 3 cr
A continuation of English 680-101. Study of plays, poems and essays. Composition of substantial papers and a library research paper.
Prereq: Satisfactory completion of 680-101 or 680-161 or equivalent demonstration of ability by the English ACT score.

680-161 ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (Proficiency) 3 cr
Principles of written composition adapted to individual foreign students. Includes intensive drill in grammar and mechanics. Also involves individual practice in spoken English. Required of all students whose first language is not English. This course is comparable to and satisfies the English 101 University Proficiency Requirement.

680-162 ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (Proficiency) 3 cr
Continuation of 680-161. Vocabulary and idiom development through selective readings, and introduction to research methods. This course is comparable to and satisfies the English 102 University Proficiency Requirement.

680-200 CHICANO LITERATURE: HISTORICAL CONTEXT AND CONTEMPORARY TEXT* GH/Diversity 3 cr
Identifies and interprets Chicano literature in a social and historical context with emphasis on contemporary texts. All Spanish language texts are provided in translation. (Also offered as 615-200 by Chicano Studies.)
Unreq: 854-200.

680-201 CONTEMPORARY CHICANO LITERATURE* GH/Diversity 3 cr
Analyzes contemporary Chicano drama, fiction and poetry within their cultural and historical context, examined from a traditional formalist approach and as a human expression. (Also offered as 854-201 by Chicano Studies.)
Unreq: 854-201.

680-206 BRITISH LITERATURE SURVEY I* GH 3 cr
A survey of British literature from the Old English period through the eighteenth century.

680-216 BRITISH LITERATURE SURVEY II* GH 3 cr
A survey of British literature from the Romantic period to the present.

680-226 AMERICAN LITERATURE SURVEY I* GH 3 cr
A survey of American literature from the seventeenth century through the Civil War to acquaint the student with the foremost writers of our literary culture.

680-236 AMERICAN LITERATURE II* GH 3 cr
A survey of American Literature from the Civil War to the present to acquaint the student with the foremost writers of our literary culture.

680-251 CLASSICAL MYTH AND LEGEND AS SOURCES FOR LITERATURE*GH 3 cr
An examination of classical myths and legends and how they are used in various periods and genres of English literature.

680-252 THE BIBLE AS LITERATURE* GH 3 cr
This course will survey the Bible and some other related Near Eastern literature, focusing on the development of genres, motifs, and other literary forms that have influenced the form and content of Western literature, including the parable, the proverb, the loss of Eden, exile and return, origin stories, and hero stories.
Unreq: 786-252.

680-263 THE CONTEMPORARY NOVEL* GH 3 cr
A study of significant British and American novels and novelists of the last decade.

680-264 WOMEN IN LITERATURE: A FEMINIST RE-EVALUATION* ** GH 3 cr
A study of women's experience as portrayed by women writers in various genres of Western literature. Includes such themes as growing up, love, marriage, motherhood, friendship, and spiritual development.

680-265 MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE OF THE UNITED STATES *GH/Diversity 3 cr
Multicultural Literature of the U.S. offers a wide range of literary texts (dramas, essays, novels, poetry and short stories) by people of color to offer students the opportunity to study and appreciate the experiences and challenges of diverse groups of people in American society: African-American, Asian American, Native American, and Latino/a. This body of literary works will be studied through the historical/political prism of each group so that students will be acquainted with the background of the literature.

680-271 CRITICAL WRITING IN THE FIELD OF ENGLISH* 3 cr
This course will help students become proficient in the skills of research, organization, writing, and revising that they will need in upper-division English courses. Students will learn both the general conventions of academic writing about literature (literary criticism) and the specific methods of some of the most important kinds of literary criticism.

680-274 CREATIVE WRITING* GH 3 cr
Study, discussion and writing of description, narration, verse and the short story.

680-281 INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE STUDY* GH 3 cr
An introduction to the basic tools and concepts for the study of language through study of the sounds, grammar, vocabulary, history, and cultural context of English.

680-300 SPECIAL TOPICS* 3 cr
Analysis and discussion of a cultural, social, moral, philosophical or other significant topic, as expressed in a variety of literary forms, in relation to the individual and society; the particular topic to be published before registration.
Repeatable only with change of topic.

680-310/510 LITERATURE FOR ADOLESCENTS* 3 cr
This course will explore the history and development of adolescent literature, with special emphasis on the period since 1960. Recent novels which have proven popular and influential with young people and teachers will be analyzed using literary and educational criteria. Participants will consider works within the context of intellectual freedom and potential censorship.

680-315/515 THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH NOVEL TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY 3 cr
A survey of the development of the English novel from the eighteenth century to the twentieth, with emphasis on the development of themes and techniques. Studies of selected works by Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, Austen, Scott, Dickens, Thackeray, Eliot, Hardy, Conrad, and/or others.
Prereq: 680-216 or 680-226 or consent of instructor.

680-321 ANCIENT WESTERN LITERATURE* GH 3 cr
A rapid survey of world literatures other than English and American covering major literary periods from ancient times through the Renaissance.

680-322 MODERN WESTERN LITERATURE* GH 3 cr
A rapid survey of literatures other than English and American covering the major literary periods from Neoclassicism (seventeenth century) to present.

680-323 ASIAN LITERATURES* GH 3 cr
The course will cover a selection of classical and modern works from various genres and periods in the three national literatures. Each of these works will be discussed both in its literary tradition and in its cultural and historical contexts. The intent will also be to broaden students' global perspective by showing connections between their lives and the literatures of other cultures. The course will stress a comparative approach among the three literatures and between each one and Western literatures and cultures.

680-324 POSTCOLONIAL LITERATURES* 3 cr
This couse introduces students to new literatures in English and to new ways of reading canonical British/American literature. The focus is on developing an understanding of colonial discourse through a study of its literary manifestations, its impact on colonized cultures, and the resistance strategies of colonized peoples to subvert colonial power.
Prereq: sophomore standing

680-341 THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE 3 cr
An exploration of major works by writers of mid-nineteenth-century America, such as Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman, Melville, and Dickinson, with consideration of their historical context.
Prereq: 680-216 or 680-226 or consent of instructor.

680-342/542 AMERICAN REALISM AND NATURALISM 3 cr An exploration of developments in American literature in the period following the Civil War to 1910. In addition to naturalism and realism, the course will include more recent additions to the canon: women's fiction and African-American writing of the period.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102, 680-226 or permission of instructor

680-345/545 AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1800 TO THE PRESENT* ** Diversity 3 cr
A survey of essays, prose fiction, drama, and poetry written by African-Americans from the Colonial period to the present.
Unreq: 614-345/545.

680-346/546 - 133-346/546 SURVEY OF MODERN DRAMA* 3 cr Analysis of trends and developments in the modern theatre from Ibsen's realistic plays to off-off-Broadway drama with emphasis on literary history and staging problems. May be taught with Theatre faculty.
Unreq: 133-346/546

680-347/547 BRITISH MODERNISM 3 cr
A survey of the major developments in British Literature from 1900 to World War II, with an emphasis on the rise of modernism.
Prereq: 680-216 or 680-236

680-348/548 AMERICAN MODERNISM 3 cr A survey of the major developments in American Literature from 1900 to World War II, with an emphasis on the rise of Modernism.
Prereq: 680-226 or 680-236

680-353/553 MODERN POETRY 3 cr
An intensive study of major twentieth century American and British poets.
Prereq: 680-216 or 680-226 or consent of instructor.

680-360 POSTWAR BRITISH LITERATURE (1945-PRESENT) 3 cr This course is designed to deepen students' engagement with the rich tradition of British fiction, drama, and poetry of the last fifty years. Focusing on such writers as Orwell, Beckett, Drabble, Churchill, and Gordimer, it invites students to debate the role literature plays within a rapidly changing British society. We will also consider the significance of such postwar developments as: the demise of imperialism, the rise of postmodernism, and diversification of British society.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102, or consent of instructor

680-363 AMERICAN LITERATURE IN THE POSTMODERN AGE (1945-PRESENT) 3 cr
This course is designed to acquaint students with the rich tradition of American fiction and poetry of the last fifty years. Focusing on such figures as Ellison, Plath, Morrison, Pynchon, Baraka, and Delillo, this course invites students to debate the role that literature plays in a postwar American society. In doing so, we will focus on how writers address such postwar developments as: dawn of the nuclear age, Vietnam, the rise of mass culture, and rapid technologizing of American society.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102, or consent of the instructor

680-368/568 AMERICAN MINORITY WOMEN WRITERS* Diversity 3 cr
A survey of poetry, fiction, drama, and essays written by African-American, Hispanic-American, Native American and Asian-American women.
Prereq: cons instr. Unreq: 610-368/568.

680-369 MULTICULTURAL DRAMA OF THE UNITED STATES Diversity 3 cr
The course examines the theatrical forms and the dramatic literature of African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Latinos/as, and Native Americans, and places them in the context of American theatre and U.S. social/political history.
Prereq: 680-102 and a 200-level English course or 133-346 or 133-471 or 133-472 or 133-478.
Unreq: 133-369.

680-370 ADVANCED COMPOSITION* 3 cr
A course in advanced exposition and argumentation. Conventional grade basis only if course is required in the College of Business for major.

680-372/572 TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC WRITING* 3 cr
Practice in expository, descriptive, and report writing, with special application to technical and scientific subject matter.

680-373/573 POETRY WRITING* 3 cr
An intensive course in the writing of poetry requiring a minimum of 250 lines of good verse (after revision). The course will consider examples from some of the best contemporary verse, as well as criticism by students and the instructor of student work.
Prereq: Cons instr.

680-375/575 FICTION WRITING* 3 cr
Theory, techniques, and practice of the writing of fiction. Requires a minimum of 50 pages of student writing, after careful revisions.
Prereq: consent of the instructor only.

680-376/576 SCREENWRITING* 3 cr
Practical experience in writing scripts for cinema and/or television, with special emphasis on the creative, theoretical, and critical processes.

680-377 INTRODUCTION TO PLAYWRITING 3 cr
Students will be introduced to the elements of a play, learn to analyze and evaluate dramatic structure, and write short plays. They will also experience the collaborative nature of the play development process by having their work read by actors and critiqued by an audience of classmates.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102, 680-274 or 133-110 and junior standing

680-378/578 PROSE STYLISTICS 3 cr
Introduction to analysis of prose style through intensive study of a broad range of contemporary styles ranging from popular to business, technical and academic styles. Application of the principles of style in student writing.
Prereq: Completion of upperclass writing requirement in your major.

680-379 RHETORIC FOR WRITERS 3 cr
Rhetoric for Writers provides a historical and philosophical introduction to rhetoric and demonstrates how rhetorical concepts can be applied to comtemporary and practical writing situations. The focus is on helping students enchance their academic and real-world writing skills by heightening their awareness of how language shapes reality. This course emphasizes editing and writing.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102 (or 680-161, 680-162) and 680-271

680-382/582 HISTORY OF THE LANGUAGE* 3 cr
A detailed study of change and the conditions for change in the sounds, vocabulary, and grammar of English from its first records through the present.
Prereq: 680-281 or cons. instr.

680-383/583 MODERN GRAMMATICAL THEORY* 3 cr
A study of traditional, structural and transformational-generative grammars.
Prereq: 680-281 or cons. instr.

680-385/585 TOPICS IN LINGUISTICS (VARIABLE TOPIC)* 3 cr
Advanced study of a branch of linguistics or of the application of a branch of linguistics to a cognate field, e.g., pedagogy or literary criticism, the particular topic to be published before registration.
Repeatable only with change of topic.
Prereq: 680-281, or cons instr; either 680-381, 680-382, or 680-383 is strongly recommended as preparation for this course.

680-401/601 MEDIEVAL BRITISH LITERATURE 3 cr
This course will introduce students to the literary and socio-cultural milieu of anglo-saxon and medieval Britain. Through analysis of major figures of the period, including the Beowulf poet and Chaucer, the students will better appreciate the period in which the English language and British literature was formed.
Prereq: 680-206 or 680-251 or 680-252 or consent of instructor and junior standing.

680-402/602 SIXTEENTH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE 3 cr
Sixteenth Century British Literature introduces the students to literature of all genres written in Britain during the period. The course will acquaint students with the historic, philosophical, political and aesthetic principles in this period to enlighten and interest students and to develop their critical thinking skills.
Prereq: 680-206 and junior standing or consent of instructor.

680-404/604 SHAKESPEARE 3 cr
A study of the works of Shakespeare which will include representative genres and which will not duplicate works studied in 680-405.
Prereq: 680-206 and junior standing or consent of instructor.

680-405/605 SHAKESPEARE 3 cr
A study of the works of Shakespeare which will include representative genres and which will not duplicate works studied in 680-404.
Prereq: 680-206 and junior standing or consent of instructor.

680-412/612 SEVENTEENTH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE 3 cr
This course will introduce students to the literacy and socio-cultural milieu of seventeenth-century Britain. Through analysis of authors such as John Milton and Aemelia Lanyer, the student will come to better appreciate a vital period in the formation of our modern selves.
Prereq: 680-206 or 680-251 or 680-252 or consent of instructor.

680-414/614 18TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERTURE 3 cr
Eighteenth Century British Literature introduces students to literature of all genres written in Britain during the Restoration and eighteenth century. The course should acquaint students with, among others, the historic, philosophic, political and aesthetic principles in this literature to enlighten and interest students, and to develop their critical thinking skills.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102 (or 680-161, 680-162) and 680-206 or 680-251 or 680-252 and junior standing or consent of instructor.

680-416/616 THE AGE OF ROMANTICISM 3 cr
A study of the prose and poetry of the major writers of the Romantic period in English literature.
Prereq: Junior standing and 680-216 or 680-226 or consent of instructor.

680-420/620 VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN LITERATURE 3 cr
A survey of Anglo-Irish literature in the Victorian and Edwardian periods (c. 1830-1914), emphasizing the movement of ideas in the period from romanticism to modernism.
Prereq: Junior standing and 680-216 or 680-226 or consent of instructor.

680-460/660 MAJOR AUTHORS 3 cr
Intensive study of the works of a major writer or related writers and their contributions to literature and culture, the particular topic to be published before registration. Repeatable only with a change of topic.
Prereq: 680-216 or 680-226 or consent of instructor

680-463/663 19TH CENTURY WOMEN WRITERS 3 cr
A survey of the works of American and English women writers of the 19th century.
Prereq: 680-216 or 680-226 or 890-100 or consent of instructor.

680-464/664 TWENTIETH CENTURY WOMEN WRITERS 3 cr
A study of significant American and British women writers of the twentieth century.
Prereq: 680-216 or 680-226 or 890-100 or consent of instructor.

680-471/671 CURRENT THEORIES OF COMPOSITION FOR TEACHERS 3 cr
A course in theories and methods of teaching composition, including practice in the evaluating of student writing. Recommended for jrs. and srs. only.
Prereq: Junior standing and completion of upperclass writing requirement in your major.

680-477/677 THE CURRENT WRITING SCENE* 3 cr
An intensive study of the range of current writing, with practice in written composition which may qualify students for professional employment.
Prereq: 680-378.

680-478/678 APPLIED PROSE WRITING FOR DESKTOP PUBLISHING* 3 cr
A practical course in preparing writing for printing and publication. Students will learn how to edit and proofread prose to make it readable and stylistically appropriate for its readership and purpose. Using desktop publishing technology, students will produce camera-ready publications combining text and illustrations.
Prereq: 680-378.

680-479 CREATIVE NONFICTION 3 cr
This workshop introduces students to the history, theory, tradition and practice of creative nonfiction in its many forms, including the edited journal, personal essay and memoir, nature essay, literary journalism, and academic/cultural criticism. Through a mix of seminar-style discussions, graduated writing assignments, and intensive workshop response and revision, students work to develop a substantive portfolio (40-50 pages) of their own work by the end of the semester.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102, 680-274 or consent of the instructor

680-481/681 LANGUAGE AND LITERACY 3 cr
In Language and Literacy, students examine the interconnectedness of language and social context, including the relationship between literacy and speech, for teaching English as a second language. Of specific interest to ESL practitioners, this course may be of interest to those teaching English at the secondary level, also.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102 (or 680-161, 680-162), 680-281 or consent of instructor.

680-488/688 ADVANCED WRITERS' STUDIO* 3 cr
A closely guided program of instruction in writing, determined in consultation with the instructor, ranging from creative writing to scholarly analysis. >br> Repeatable two times for a maximum of 6 credits in major.
Prereq: Jr or sr st; 680-378, and three other English courses numbered 300 or above.

680-490/690 WRITING WORKSHOP* 1-3 cr
Repeatable
Variable topics published prior to registration.

680-493 APPLIED STUDY: INTERNSHIP IN WRITING* 1-6 cr
Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. Internships, as available, in business or government for suitably prepared students wishing to make careers as writers.
Repeatable for a maximum of six credits in degree.
Prereq: Consent of department chairperson.

680-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES* 2-4 cr
Repeatable only with change of topic.

680-497 EXCHANGE STUDIES 1-12 cr
Repeatable.

680-498 INDEPENDENT STUDIES* 1-3 cr
Repeatable. Prereq: Cons instr and dept. approval of the student's Independent Study Proposal form prior to registering for the course.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

JAPANESE

681-101 BEGINNING  JAPANESE  I GH 4 cr
Japanese 101 is the first semester of a two-semester, beginning Japanese language course which emphasizes oral skills but also introduces the written language (hiragana and katakana syllabaries). It also exposes students to the culture of Japan.

681-102 BEGINNING  JAPANESE  II GH 4 cr
Japanese 102 is the second semester of a two-semester, beginning Japanese language course which emphasizes oral skills but also introduces the written language (hiragana and katakana syllabaries). It also exposes students to the culture of Japan.
Prereq: 681-101 or its equivalent

681-103  BEGINNING  JAPANESE III    4 cr
This is a third semester of sequence of Japanese language instruction. Entering students are expected to have mastered basics of the writing system (hirigana and katakana and approximately 300 Kanaji characters), know elementary grammar and have a basic vocabulary with listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. This course develops the four skill areas (listening, speaking, reading and writing) in order to cultivate an overall Japanese language ability. Using the course materials, which include the most frequently used daily vocabulary, students will apply what they have to their daily activity. The course prepares students for Intermediate-Level Japanese.
Prereq: 681-102

681-141 BEGINNING  CHINESE GH 4 cr
This course begins comprehensive training in elementary “common speech” (Mandarin) Chinese.  It adopts pinyin (Chinese Phonetic Alphabet) as standard phonetic system and covers one hundred and fifty characters, commonly used sentence patterns, and the basic grammar in both spoken and written Chinese.  This course also introduces students to the social and cultural context in which the language is shaped and used.

681-142 BEGINNING  CHINESE GH 4 cr
This course continues comprehensive training in elementary “common speech” (Mandarin) Chinese.  It adopts pinyin (Chinese Phonetic Alphabet) as standard phonetic system and covers five hundred characters, commonly used sentence patterns, and the basic grammar in both spoken and written Chinese.  This course also introduces students to the social and cultural context in which the language is shaped and used.
Prereq: 681-141 or equivalent.

681-201  INTERMEDIATE  JAPANESE  I    4 cr
This is a fourth semester of sequence of Japanese language instruction. Entering students are expected to have mastered the writing system (with approximately 600 Kanji characters of the 2000 needed to be able to read newpapers and be considered fully literate). This course develops the four skill areas (listening, speaking, reading and writing) to cultivate an overall Japanese language ability. Students will continue to build vocabulary, master more serious grammar, and work on writing/reading skills. The course prepares students for continued study of Japanese (either third year at another American university or in a Study Abroad program).
Prereq: 681-103

681-496 SPECIAL  STUDIES  1-4 cr
Repeatable.  Prereq:  Consent of instructor.

FRENCH

682-141 BEGINNING  FRENCH GH  4 cr
An elementary course with oral emphasis. Grammar, reading, writing, conversation.

682-142 BEGINNING  FRENCH GH  4 cr
Continuation of 682-141.
Prereq:  682-141 or equivalent.

682-251 INTERMEDIATE  FRENCH GH  4 cr
Grammar review, reading, oral and written exercises, conversation.
Prereq:  682-142 or equivalent.

682-252 INTERMEDIATE  FRENCH GH  4 cr
Continuation of 682-251.
Prereq:  682-251 or equivalent.

682-310 FRENCH  PHONETICS  3 cr
A study of the elements of speech sounds and intonation patterns in French with application to understanding and speaking. Use of phonetic transcription. Emphasis on perfecting the student’s ability to render French orally.
Prereq:  682-252 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

682-321 ADVANCED  FRENCH  LANGUAGE GH 3 cr
 STUDY
A thorough study of the structure of the language. Practical application through conversation and composition.
Prereq:  682-252 or equivalent.

682-322 ADVANCED  FRENCH  LANGUAGE GH  3 cr
 STUDY
Continuation of 682-321.
Prereq:  682-321 or consent of instructor.

682-331 READINGS  IN  MODERN  FRENCH  3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in French of selected texts in modern French. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and grammatical usage.
Prereq:  682-252 or equivalent.

682-332 READINGS  IN  MODERN  FRENCH  3 cr
Similar to 682-331; with different texts.
Prereq:  682-252 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

682-340 CONTEMPORARY  FRENCH  CIVILIZATION  2-3 cr
A study of the French way of life today as reflected in its cultural, religious, educational, political and social institutions.
Prereq:  One 300 level course or cons instr.

682-350 FRENCH  CIVILIZATION  3 cr
Study of the political, social, intellectual, artistic and literary development of France, from the Middle Ages to the present.
Prereq:  6 cr of 300 level course in French or cons instr.

682-370 INTRODUCTION  TO  BUSINESS  FRENCH 3 cr
A course for those students who plan to use their proficiency of French in a business career.  This course provides an introduction to concepts and terminology associated with doing business in French-speaking countries, affords practice in employing those concepts and terminology in the oral, reading and writing skills, and offers a brief overview of the culture and structure of the French business world.
Prereq:  9 credits of 300 or 400 level French courses, or cons instr.

682-390 FRENCH  CONVERSATION  1 cr
A course designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in French. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language.
Repeatable five times for maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq:  Completion of six hours of 300 level courses or cons instr.

682-451 SURVEY  OF  FRENCH  LITERATURE  3 cr
General history of French literature from its beginning to the end of the eighteenth century. Reading of representative works of prose and poetry.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in French.

682-452 SURVEY  OF  FRENCH  LITERATURE  3 cr
General history of French literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. Reading of representative works of prose and poetry.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in French.

682-481 FRENCH  CLASSICS  3 cr
Study of the concept of classicism through the life, works and ideas of the major 17th century authors.  Emphasis on the theatre, i.e., the plays by Corneille, Moliere and Racine.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in French.

682-482 CONTEMPORARY  FRENCH  LITERATURE 3 cr
Study of selected texts of the major writers of the twentieth century.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in French.

682-490/690 WORKSHOP  1-3 cr
Repeatable.  Prereq:  Consent of instructor.

682-491/691 TRAVEL S TUDY Repeatable 3 cr

682-493 INTERNSHIP  IN  FRENCH  1-3 cr
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
Prereq: Six credits of French at the 300 or 400-level, or consent of instructor.

682-494/694 SEMINAR  1-3 cr
Repeatable.  Prereq:  9 credits of 300 level courses or cons instr.

682-496/696 SPECIAL  STUDIES  1-3 cr
Repeatable.  Prereq:  6 cr of 300 level courses in French or cons instr.

682-497 EXCHANGE STUDY      1-12 cr
Repeatable.

682-498 INDEPENDENT  STUDY  1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.  Prereq:  Major or minor in French and consent of department chairperson.

GERMAN

684-141 BEGINNING  GERMAN GH  4 cr
Introduction to the fundamental structure of German, equally emphasizing the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

684-142 BEGINNING  GERMAN GH  4 cr
Continuation of 684-141.
Prereq:  684-141 or equiv.

684-251 INTERMEDIATE  GERMAN GH  4 cr
Systematic deepening and improving of the four language skills with emphasis on the grammatical structure.  Selected reading.
Prereq: 684-142 or equiv.

684-252 INTERMEDIATE  GERMAN GH  4 cr
Continuation of 684-251 including outside reading in the area of the student’s interest.
Prereq:  684-251 or equiv.

684-310 GERMAN  PHONETICS  3 cr
Brief history of the German language, study of German speech sounds, oral practice including lab work. Very important for future German teachers.
Prereq:  684-252 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

684-321 ADVANCED  GERMAN  LANGUAGE GH 3 cr
 STUDY
A thorough study of the structure of German with practice in oral and written application.
Prereq:  684-252 or equiv.

684-322 ADVANCED  GERMAN  LANGUAGE GH 3 cr
 STUDY
Same as 684-321 but using different materials.
Prereq:  684-321 or cons instr.

684-331 READINGS  IN  MODERN  GERMAN   3 cr
 LITERATURE
Reading and discussion of plays and short stories for comprehension and  vocabulary building.
Prereq:  684-252 or equiv.

684-332 READINGS  IN MODERN  GERMAN  3 cr
 LITERATURE
Reading and discussion of selected plays, short stories and poems for  comprehension and vocabulary building.
Prereq:  684-331 or equiv. or 684-252 and cons instr.

684-350 GERMAN  CIVILIZATION  3 cr
The political and cultural development of the German-speaking people with emphasis on present-day Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Prereq:  6 cr of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-390 GERMAN  CONVERSATION  1 cr
A course designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in German. Emphasis on spontaneous use of the language.
Repeatable five times for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq:  Completion of six hours of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-451 SURVEY  OF  GERMAN  LITERATURE  3 cr
General history of German literature from its beginnings to the end of the eighteenth century. Readings from representative works.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-452 SURVEY  OF  GERMAN  LITERATURE  3 cr
General history of German literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present. Readings from representative works.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-490/690 WORKSHOP  1-3 cr
Repeatable.  Prereq:  9 credits of 300 level courses or cons instr.

684-491/691 TRAVEL  STUDY Repeatable 1-3 cr

684-493 INTERNSHIP  IN  GERMAN  1-3 cr
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
Prereq: Six credits of German at the 300 or 400-level, or consent of instructor.

684-494/694 SEMINAR  1-3 cr
Repeatable one time.  Prereq:  Cons. instr.

684-496/696 SPECIAL  STUDIES  1-3 cr
Repeatable.  Prereq:  6 cr of 300 level courses in German or cons instr.

684-497 EXCHANGE STUDY       1-12 cr
Repeatable.

684-498 INDEPENDENT  STUDY  1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.  Prereq:  Majors and minors and cons. dept.

SPANISH

686-141 BEGINNING  SPANISH GH  4 cr
An elementary course with oral emphasis. Grammar, reading, writing, conversation.

686-142 BEGINNING  SPANISH GH  4 cr
Continuation of 686-141.
Prereq:  686-141 or equiv.

686-251 INTERMEDIATE  SPANISH GH  4 cr
Grammar review, reading, oral and written exercises. Conversation.
Prereq:  686-142 or equiv.

686-252 INTERMEDIATE  SPANISH GH  4 cr
Continuation of 686-251.
Prereq:  686-251 or equiv.

686-310 SPANISH  PHONETICS  3 cr
A study of the elements of speech sounds, the application of sounds to  understanding and speaking, with emphasis on oral practice.
Prereq:  686-252 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-321 ADVANCED  SPANISH  LANGUAGE GH 3 cr
 STUDY
A thorough study of the structure of the language. Practical application through conversation and composition.
Prereq:  686-252 or equiv.

686-322 ADVANCED  SPANISH  LANGUAGE GH 3 cr
 STUDY
Continuation of 686-321.
Prereq:  686-321 or cons instr.

686-331 PENINSULAR-SPANISH  READINGS  I  3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in Spanish of selected works of the nineteenth century. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Prereq:  686-321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-332 PENINSULAR-SPANISH  READINGS  II  3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in Spanish of selected works of the twentieth century. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Prereq:  686-321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-333 SPANISH-AMERICAN  READINGS  I  3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in Spanish of selected works of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Spanish America. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Prereq:  686-321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-334 SPANISH-AMERICAN  READINGS  II  3 cr
Language study through reading and discussion in Spanish of selected works of the recent and contemporary twentieth century in Spanish America. Emphasis on vocabulary acquisition.
Prereq:  686-321 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

686-350 SPANISH  CIVILIZATION  3 cr
Study of the political, social, intellectual, artistic and literary development of Spain and Hispanic areas from remote times to the present day.
Prereq:  6 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish or cons instr.

686-360 SPANISH  AMERICAN  CIVILIZATION  3 cr
An introduction to the geography, history, literature, sociology, economics and political life of Spanish America.
Prereq:  6 cr. of 300 level courses in Spanish or cons instr.

686-370 SPANISH  FOR  BUSINESS  3 cr
A course for those students who plan to use or may need to use their proficiency in Spanish in a business career.  This course provides an introduction to concepts and terminology associated with doing business in Spanish-speaking countries or with the Hispanic community in this country; affords practice in employing those concepts and terminology in the oral, reading and writing skills; and offers a brief overview of the culture and structure of the Hispanic business world.
Prereq: Six credits of 300 or 400-level Spanish courses or consent of instructor.

686-390 SPANISH  CONVERSATION  1 cr
Designed to maintain and increase oral fluency in Spanish. Emphasis on  spontaneous use of the language.
Repeatable five times for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.  Prereq:  6 cr of 300 level courses or cons instr.

686-451 SURVEY  OF  SPANISH  LITERATURE  3 cr
General history of Spanish literature from its beginning to the end of the eighteenth century. Reading of representative works of each genre.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-452  SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE         3 cr
General history of Spanish literature from the end of the eighteenth century to the present day. Reading of representative works of each genre.
Prereq: 9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-453 SURVEY  OF  SPANISH  AMERICAN   3 cr
 LITERATURE
General survey of main developments, works and authors of the literature from the discovery of the New World until 1888.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-454 SURVEY  OF  SPANISH  AMERICAN  3 cr
 LITERATURE
General survey of main developments, works and authors of the literature from 1888 until the present time.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-481 SPANISH  CLASSICS  3 cr
Topics alternate: 1) Don Quixote, 2) Golden Age drama, 3) Golden Age prose. Repeatable with change of topic.
Prereq:  9 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-483 CONTEMPORARY  SPANISH  AMERICAN 3 cr
 NARRATIVE
Students will study in depth selected novels and short stories from the beginning of the Spanish American new narrative in the 1940’s through its “boom” in the 1960’s, to the present.  Different works and/or authors will be studied each term the course is offered.
Prereq: 9 credits of 300 level courses in Spanish.

686-490/690 WORKSHOP  1-3 cr
Repeatable.  Prereq:  Consent of instructor.

686-491/691 TRAVEL  STUDY Repeatable 1-3 cr

686-493 INTERNSHIP  IN  SPANISH  1-3 cr
Internships are available in business, government or social service agencies for suitably prepared students wishing to pursue a career that involves foreign languages. Repeatable. Satisfactory/No Credit Grade Basis Only.
Prereq: Six credits of Spanish at the 300 or 400-level, or consent of instructor.

686-494/694 SEMINAR  1-3 cr
Repeatable one time.  Prereq:  Consent of instructor.

686-496/696 SPECIAL  STUDIES  1-3 cr
Repeatable.  Prereq:  6 cr of 300 level courses in Spanish or consent of instructor.

686-497 EXCHANGE STUDY      1-12 cr
Repeatable

686-498 INDEPENDENT  STUDY  1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.  Prereq:  Major or minor in Spanish and approval of department chair.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

688-301  APPROACHES  TO  TEACHING  ESL  TO 3 cr
 ADULTS
Approaches to Teaching ESL provides students with a foundation in pedagogical principles of teaching English to speakers of other languages.  Students will learn approaches and techniques for teaching listening, speaking, reading and writing to ESL learners of different ages, learning English in a variety of settings.  This course satisfies partial requirements for licensure in the State of Wisconsin.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102 and 680-281.

688-320/520 THE  SPOKEN  LANGUAGE  AND  3 cr
 DISCOURSE  ANALYSIS
In The Spoken Language & Discourse Analysis, students will develop working knowledge of contemporary issues in the teaching of oral communication (speaking and listening skills) to learners of ESL.  Linguistic principles studied are also pertinent for those teaching foreign languages.
Prereq: 680-101 and 680-102 or 680-161 and 680-162 and 680-281 or special permission from the instructor.

688-401  ESL  CURRICULA  AND  MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT        3 cr
ESL Curricula and Materials will provide students with the background to develop or select appropriate curricula and to design materials which enhance language learning.  The approach to curricular design and materials development is one that is learner centered.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102, 680-281 and 688-301.

688-493/693  APPLIED  STUDY  IN  ESL  1-6 cr
Applied Study in ESL is a 1-6 variable credit course for students minoring in TESL.  Students would enroll for at least 2 credits.  Through working with English language learners with a variety of backgrounds, such as: UW-Whitewater international students enrolled in 680-161 or 680-162, employees of local businesses, parents of children in the Whitewater schools, or other appropriate groups, students will put to practical use the teaching skills they have developed through other courses in the minor.  Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in minor.
Prereq: 680-101, 680-102, 680-281 and 688-301.

688-496/696 SPECIAL  STUDIES  1-3 cr
Repeatable.

* 680-101 and 680-102 (or 680-161 and 680-162) are prerequisites for this course.
** Meets the Human Relations requirement.

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