Courses Offered

The following is a list of all English courses available to undergraduate students. Please refer to the Schedule of Classes links to the left on this page, or see the UWM Schedule of Classes.

ENGLISH 90 - Basic Writing (0 units; 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.
ENGLISH 95 - Fundamentals of Composition (0 units; 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.
ENGLISH 100 - Introduction to College Writing and Reading (4 units; 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.
ENGLISH 101 - Introduction to College Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 102 - College Writing and Research (3 units; 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 EAP 101(P) or 118(P).
ENGLISH 105 - College Writing Workshop (1 units; 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).
ENGLISH 111 - Entertainment Arts: Film, Television, and the Internet (3 units; 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
ENGLISH 150 - Multicultural America (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 192 - First-Year Seminar: (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 199 - Independent Study (1-3 units; U)
For further information, consult dept chair. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.
ENGLISH 201 - Strategies for Academic Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 202 - Writing in the Humanities (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 205 - Business Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 206 - Technical Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 206X - Technical Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 207 - Health Science Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 209 - Language in the United States (3 units; U)
Survey of the languages of the U.S., discussing social and political aspects of language use and issues of interethnic communication. Prereq: none.
ENGLISH 210 - International English (3 units; U)
Varieties of English spoken around the world; history and spread of English; use of English as a national and international language. Prereq: none.
ENGLISH 211 - Aspects of the English Language: (3 units; 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. May not be retaken for cr. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
ENGLISH 212 - Grammar and Usage (3 units; U)
The basic concepts and categories of English grammar, with emphasis on usage and writing problems. Prereq: none.
ENGLISH 213 - Grammar for Students of Foreign Languages (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 214 - Writing in the Professions: (3 units; U)
Adaptation of writing to situations and requirements of specific professional writing genres, such as criminal justice, government, and environmental writing. May be retaken w/chg in topic; no cr limit. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
ENGLISH 215 - Introduction to English Studies (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 218 - Veterans Re-Entry Writing Workshop (2 units; 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.
ENGLISH 221 - English Writers to 1800 (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 222 - English Writers, 1800 to the Present (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 223 - American Writers to 1900 (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 224 - American Writers: 1900 to the Present (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 229 - Introduction to Modern Literature: (3 units; U)
Works in the modern tradition from the 1910's to the present. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 230 - Writing with Style (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 233 - Introduction to Creative Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 234 - Writing Fiction: Structure and Technique (3 units; U)
Readings and discussion demonstrating the basic structural and technical elements of modern fiction, with opportunities for practice. Prereq: Satisfaction of OWC-A GER
ENGLISH 235 - Writing Poetry: Forms, Styles, Voices (3 units; U)
Readings and discussion demonstrating traditional and contemporary forms, with opportunities for practice. Prereq: Satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
ENGLISH 236 - Introductory Topics in Creative Writing: (3 units; U)
Instruction and practice in genres other than fiction and poetry. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: English 233(203)(P) or 234(P).
ENGLISH 240 - Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 243 - Introduction to Literature by Women: (3 units; U)
Ways in which women have expressed their views of women's roles and goals in literature. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 245 - The Life, Times, and Work of a Literary Artist: (3 units; U)
A writer in a cultural, historical, and biographical context. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 247 - Literature and Human Experience: (3 units; U)
Focus upon the portrayal of a universal theme in literature of the past and present. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 248 - Literature and Contemporary Life: (3 units; U)
Literary portrayal of the character issues and concerns of the contemporary world as reflected in literature. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 251 - Fantasy in Literature: (3 units; U)
Forms of fantasy in literature from the medieval period to the present. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 252 - Mystery and Detective Fiction: (3 units; U)
Selected works of detective fiction by theme, type, period, or origin. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 253 - Science Fiction: (3 units; U)
Selected works of literary science fiction by theme, type, period, or origin. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 260 - Introduction to Poetry: (3 units; U)
Selected works of poetry by theme or type. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 261 - Introduction to Short Stories: (3 units; U)
Selected short stories by theme, type, period, or origin. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 262 - Introduction to Drama: (3 units; U)
Selected plays of the English-speaking theater by theme, type, period, or origin. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 263 - Introduction to the Novel: (3 units; U)
Selected novels from the English-speaking world by theme, type, period, or origin. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 268 - Introduction to Cultural Studies: (3 units; U)
Theories, subject matters, and core texts of the interdisciplinary field of cultural studies. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 269 - Literary Forms and Genres: (3 units; U)
A literary form or genre such as essay, satire, tragedy, etc. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 274 - Literature and the Other Arts: (3 units; U)
Selections from literary studies in connection with works from the other arts ranging from the Middle Ages to the present. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 275 - The Forms of Folk Literature: (3 units; U)
Folk literature as a literary type with emphasis on varying ethnic groups. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 276 - Introduction to American Indian Literature: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 277 - Introduction to Ethnic Minority Literature: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 278 - Introduction to World Literatures Written in English: (3 units; U)
The literature of a particular region or regions of the English-speaking world. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 279 - Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Literature: (3 units; U)
Latino/a American literature with a focus on region, genre, theme, or period. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 280 - Introduction to Asian-American Literature: (3 units; U)
Asian-American literature with focus on region, genre, theme, or period. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 281 - Introduction to African-American Literature: (3 units; U)
African-American literature with a focus on region, genre, theme, or period. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 285 - Modern Irish Language and Literature in Translation (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 286 - Writing about Film and Television (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 289 - Internship in English, Lower Division (1-6 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 290 - Introduction to Film Studies (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 291 - Introduction to Television Studies (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 292 - Classic Dramas in Film: (1 units; U)
A sampling of great plays in film versions, with performances by acclaimed actors. Offered on a cr/no cr basis. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 293 - Literature and Media: (3 units; U)
A study of novels, essays, magazines, newspapers, advertisements, and films in order to disclose similarities and differences in their use of rhetorical strategies. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 294 - Game Culture (3 units; 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. English 294 & FilmStd 294 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: GER OWC-A.
ENGLISH 295 - Women and Film (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 296 - UROP Apprenticeship (1-3 units; U)
Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff. One credit for 45 hrs research. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 297 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; 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. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
ENGLISH 298 - Undergraduate Lower-Division Service Learning (1 units; U)
Faculty-supervised placement of students as community service volunteers. May be retaken to 3 cr max. Prereq: conc reg in English 100- or 200-level service learning course.
ENGLISH 299 - Ad Hoc: (1-6 units; 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. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
ENGLISH 301 - Survey of English Literature, Beginnings to 1500 (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 302 - Survey of English Literature, 1500-1660 (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 303 - Survey of English Literature, 1660-1798 (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 304 - Survey of English Literature, 1798-1900 (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 305 - Survey of English Literature: 1900 to the Present (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 306 - Survey of Irish Literature (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 307 - Survey of American Literature to 1865 (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 308 - Survey of American Literature, 1865-1965 (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 309 - Survey of Contemporary American Literature (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 310 - Writing, Speaking, and Technoscience in the 21st Century (3 units; U)
Theories and practices of communicating about science and technology. Satisfies OWC-B GER. Prereq: satisfaction of OWC-A GER or cons instr.
ENGLISH 312 - Topics in Film Studies: (3 units; U)
Study of stylistic, generic, historical, or theoretical issues in film studies. May be retaken 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).
ENGLISH 316 - World Cinema: (3 units; 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. CompLit 316, 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 OWC-A.
ENGLISH 320 - Studies in Film Authorship: (3 units; U)
The function of authorship in the cinema and/or in television; the roles of producer, director, screenwriter, and star. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 325 - The Art of Fiction: (3 units; U/G)
Study of novels or short stories through a unifying theme, set of technical problems, or critical concepts. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 326 - The Development of the Novel: (3 units; U/G)
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the novel from its origins to the present. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 327 - The Development of the Short Story (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 328 - Forms of Experimental Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Approaches to forms of literature that stress experimentation, innovation and the radical alteration of existing forms. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 329 - Film and Literature (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 332 - Gay and Lesbian Literature: (3 units; U)
Examines themes in modern literature about sexual identity and community. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 341 - The Development of Drama: (3 units; U/G)
A historical approach, with emphasis on new ideas in the theatre, new techniques, and the evolution of genres. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 342 - Comedy: (3 units; U/G)
Works from the comic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 343 - Tragedy: (3 units; U/G)
Works from the tragic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 344 - Modern Drama: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 360 - The Art of Poetry: (3 units; U/G)
Inquiry into the art of poetry, with readings from a variety of poets. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 361 - The Development of Poetry: (3 units; U/G)
A study of significant intellectual, artistic, or social events in the history of poetry. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 363 - Medieval Epic and Romance (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 366 - Non-Fiction Prose: (3 units; U)
A form of non-fiction such as the essay, biography, etc. May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req
ENGLISH 370 - Folk Literature: (3 units; U/G)
A study of a particular form or forms of folk literature or the folk literature of a designated region or ethnic group. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 372 - Survey of American Indian Literature (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 373 - Survey of Ethnic Minority Literature (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 374 - Survey of U.S. Latino/a Literature (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 375 - Survey of Asian American Literature (3 units; U)
A general, representative study of Asian-American literature written since 1930. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 376 - Survey of African-American Literature to 1930 (3 units; U)
A general, representative study of African-American literature before 1930. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 377 - Survey of African-American Literature, 1930 to the Present (3 units; U)
A general, representative study of African-American literature written since 1930. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 378 - Survey of Current Literary and Cultural Theory (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 380 - Media and Society: (3 units; U/G)
An examination of film and/or television, with attention to the representation of class, gender, race, and nation. Subtitles vary. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 381 - World Literatures Written in English: (3 units; U)
A general, representative study of the literature of an area of the English-speaking world, e.g. Canada, Australia, etc. May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 383 - Cinema and Genre: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 390 - Classical Film Criticism and Theory (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 391 - Television Criticism and Theory (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 393 - Entertainment Industries: (3 units; U)
In-depth look at contemporary media industries both in the U.S. and globally. Emphasis on changing content, production and viewing practices. English 393 & FilmStd 393 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. May be retaken w/change in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A; English 290(P), English 291(P), or cons instr.
ENGLISH 394 - Theories of Mass Culture: (3 units; U/G)
A survey of theories of mass culture relative to film from the late 19th century to the present. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 398 - Undergraduate Upper-Division Service Learning (1 units; U)
Faculty-supervised placement of students as community service volunteers. May be retaken to 3 cr max. Prereq: conc reg in English 300-level or above service learning course.
ENGLISH 400 - Introduction to English Linguistics (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 401 - History of the English Language (3 units; U/G)
The origins of the English language and its changing structure. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition Competency req.
ENGLISH 402 - Theories of Language and Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Various topics involving some theoretical aspect(s) of language and literature. May be retaken 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).
ENGLISH 403 - Survey of Modern English Grammar (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 404 - Language, Power, and Identity (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 406 - Advanced English Grammar (3 units; 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).
ENGLISH 414 - Special Topics in Creative Writing: (3 units; U/G)
Readings, discussion and assigned writing in specialized areas of creative writing. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. May not be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 415 - Fiction Workshop (3 units; U)
Classroom analysis and discussion of student writing. Content varies. May be retaken 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).
ENGLISH 416 - Poetry Workshop (3 units; U)
Classroom analysis and discussion of student poetry. Content varies. May be retaken 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).
ENGLISH 417 - Readings for Writers: (3 units; U)
A literature course exploring literary traditions, formal or aesthetic problems of interest to creative writers. May be retaken 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).
ENGLISH 418 - Literary Journal Production (3 units; U)
Develop a working understanding of the editorial, design, production, and promotional processes at the heart of successful literary and arts journals. Counts as repeat of English 414 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A; English 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(P).
ENGLISH 425 - Advanced Business Writing (3 units; 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).
ENGLISH 426 - Professional and Technical Communications Research (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 427 - Writing for Nonprofits (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 428 - Strategic Writing for Organizations (3 units; 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
ENGLISH 428X - Strategic Writing for Organizations (3 units; 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
ENGLISH 429 - Technical Communications and Professional Leadership (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 429X - Technical Communications and Professional Leadership (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 430 - Advanced Writing Workshop (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 431 - Topics in Advanced Communications: (3 units; U/G)
Seminar in the history, theory, or practice of professional, technical, medical, or science communications. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 432 - The Rhetoric of Argument (3 units; 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).
ENGLISH 433 - Creative Nonfiction for Publication (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 434 - Editing and Publishing (3 units; 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).
ENGLISH 435 - Professional and Technical Communications (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 435X - Professional and Technical Communications (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 436 - Technical Documentation (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 437 - Project Management for Professional Writers (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 437X - Project Management for Professional Writers (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 438 - Advanced Research Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 439 - Information Design (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 439X - Information Design (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 440 - Introduction to Peer Tutoring and Practice (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 441 - Advanced Peer Tutoring Theory and Practice (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 442 - Writing Center Tutoring Practicum (1 units; 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.
ENGLISH 443 - Grant Writing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 444 - Technical Editing (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 445 - The Composing Process: (3 units; U/G)
Issues in composition studies, such as the theory and practice of writing, evaluation and assessment, and collaborative learning. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 446 - Global Business Communications (3 units; U)
Instruction and practice in business writing in the global context. Particularly appropriate for students in business and international studies. May not be taken cr/no cr. Counts as repeat of English 214 or 431 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st; Satisfaction of OWC-A.
ENGLISH 448 - Technical Communications Theory and Practice (3 units; 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).
ENGLISH 449 - Writing Internship in English (1-4 units; U)
Experience in a professional setting that enables English majors to apply course work and writing skills and to gain experience toward career goals. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 451 - Chaucer (3 units; U/G)
Linguistic and intellectual traditions exemplified in Chaucer's poetry. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 452 - Shakespeare (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 454 - Milton (3 units; U/G)
Milton's English poetry and selections from his prose. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 455 - Writers in Drama: (3 units; U/G)
A significant dramatist or a combination of playwrights. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 456 - Writers in English Literature, 1500-1660: (3 units; U/G)
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 457 - Writers in English Literature, 1660-1798: (3 units; U/G)
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 458 - Writers in English Literature, 1798-1900: (3 units; U/G)
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 459 - Writers in English Literature, 1900 to the Present: (3 units; U/G)
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 460 - Writers in American Literature, 1500-1900: (3 units; U/G)
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 461 - Writers in American Literature, 1900 to the Present: (3 units; U/G)
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 463 - Writers in African-American Literature: (3 units; U/G)
A significant figure or figures in African-American literature. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 465 - Women Writers: (3 units; U/G)
One or more significant women writers. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 497 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; 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. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
ENGLISH 499 - Ad Hoc: (1-6 units; 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. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
ENGLISH 500 - Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Major genres, themes, and figures of the Middle Ages through a reading of representative works. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 501 - Studies in Literature, 1500-1660: (3 units; U/G)
Critical study of major genres, themes, figures, tenets, aspects, influences and trends in the literature of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 504 - Studies in Literature, 1660-1800: (3 units; U/G)
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 505 - Studies in Literature, 1800-1900: (3 units; U/G)
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 507 - Studies in Literature, 1900 to the Present: (3 units; U/G)
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 514 - Literature in Context: (3 units; U)
Critical study of literary works in philosophical, social, scientific, or theological context. May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 515 - Literature and the Other Arts: (3 units; U/G)
Critical study of literary works in combination with works from the other arts. May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 517 - Studies in African-American Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in African-American literature. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 518 - Studies in Irish Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in Irish literature. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 520 - Studies in American Indian Literature: (3 units; 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. May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 521 - Studies in Ethnic Minority Literature: (3 units; U)
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in ethnic-American literature May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 522 - Studies in World Literature Written in English: (3 units; U)
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in the literature of a particular region of the English-speaking world. May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 523 - Studies in U.S. Latino/a Literature: (3 units; U)
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in U.S. Latino/a literature. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 524 - Studies in Asian-American Literature: (3 units; U)
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in Asian-American literature May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 525 - American Indian Literature, Culture, and Creative Arts (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 530 - Studies in Shakespeare: (3 units; 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. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 545 - Studies in the History of Literary Criticism: (3 units; U)
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 547 - Studies in Theory and Criticism: (3 units; U/G)
Topics, trends, or approaches in theory and criticism. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 565 - Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 567 - Materials for ESL Instruction (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 569 - Practicum in Adult/University TESOL (3 units; U/G)
A structured, supervised practicum in language teaching to students in the adult/university TESOL certificate program. 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.
ENGLISH 611 - The Writer and the Current Literary Scene (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 612 - Poetry and the Creative Process (3 units; 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.
ENGLISH 615 - Advanced Workshop in Fiction (3 units; U/G)
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 616 - Advanced Workshop in Poetry: (3 units; U/G)
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 620 - Seminar in the Art of Literature: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 621 - Seminar in the Literature of England: (3 units; U/G)
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of English literature. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 622 - Seminar in Irish Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of Irish literature. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 623 - Seminar in American Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of American literature. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 624 - Seminar in Modern Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or significant innovations in modern literature, viewed in a cross-cultural or contemporary context. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 625 - Seminar in Literary History: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 626 - Seminar in Critical Theory: (3 units; U/G)
An investigation into one or more critical theories and their contribution to the study of literature. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 627 - Seminar in Literature and Culture: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 628 - Seminar in Literature by Women: (3 units; U/G)
Focus on major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on gender issues. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 629 - Seminar in Literature and Sexuality: (3 units; U/G)
Intensive study of the relationship between literature and human sexuality, focusing on particular periods, topics, or critical and aesthetic issues. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 630 - Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 631 - Seminar in African-American Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Focus upon major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on African-American experience. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 632 - Seminar in American Indian Literature: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 633 - Seminar in Rhetoric and Writing: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 634 - Seminar in English Language Studies: (3 units; 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. May be retaken 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.
ENGLISH 685 - Honors Seminar: (3 units; U)
Investigation in depth of a period, figure, theme, or genre in English or American literature. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
ENGLISH 699 - Independent Reading (1-3 units; 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. May be retaken 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 & asst dean for SAS.