Courses Offered

LINGUIS 100 - The Diversity of Human Language (3 units; U)
Survey course on the nature and diversity of human language. Topics include language and society, dialects, language and culture, language acquisition, and language typology. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 102 - Uncommonly Taught Language: Intensive First Semester: (5-7 units; U)
Intensive training in an uncommonly taught language, for students with no previous knowledge of the language. Retakable w/chg of language. FLL 102 & Linguis 102 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 103 - First Semester of an Uncommonly-Taught Language: (1-4 units; U)
Elementary training in an uncommonly-taught language (i.e. one not otherwise offered in any UWM program). Number of credits earned by the student is determined by the credit value assigned to section number. For students with no previous knowledge of the language. Retakable w/chg in language. FLL 103 & Linguis 103 are jointly offered; with same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 104 - Second Semester of an Uncommonly Taught Language: (3-4 units; U)
Continuation of FLL/Linguis 103 (Linguis 131). Number of credits earned by student is determined by the credit value assigned to section number. Retakable w/chg in language. FLL 104 & Linguis 104 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: FLL/Linguis 103(Linguis 131)(P) in same language.
LINGUIS 105 - First-Semester Hmong (3 units; U)
Beginning Hmong for students with no previous knowledge of the language. No cr for students w/cr in Hmong 107 or Hmong 108. Hmong 105 & Linguis 105 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 106 - Second-Semester Hmong (3 units; U)
Continuation of Linguis 105. No cr for students w/cr in Hmong 107 or Hmong 108. Hmong 106 & Linguis 106 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: Hmong 105/Linguis 105 (P).
LINGUIS 193 - First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U)
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.
LINGUIS 199 - Independent Study (1-3 units; U)
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa, cons instr, & either Linguis 100 or any Linguis course 200 or above.
LINGUIS 200 - Aspects of Language: (3 units; U)
Selected topics involving innovative approaches to the study of language, particularly as related to other disciplines. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 202 - Uncommonly Taught Language: Intensive Second Semester: (5-7 units; U)
Continuation of FLL/Linguis 102(Linguis 133). Retakable w/chg in language. FLL 202 & Linguis 202 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: FLL/Linguis 102(Linguis 133)(P) in same language.
LINGUIS 203 - Third Semester of an Uncommonly Taught Language: (3-4 units; U)
Continuation of FLL/Linguis 104(Linguis 132). Number of credits earned by student is determined by credit value assigned to section number. Retakable w/chg in language. FLL 203 & Linguis 203 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: FLL/Linguis 104(Linguis 132)(P) in the same language.
LINGUIS 204 - Fourth Semester of an Uncommonly Taught Language: (3-4 units; U)
Continuation of FLL/Linguis 203(Linguis 231). Number of credits earned by student is determined by the credit value assigned to section number. Retakable w/chg in language. FLL 204 & Linguis 204 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: FLL/Linguis 203(Linguis 231)(P) in same language.
LINGUIS 210 - Power of Words (3 units; U)
Dynamic role of language in interpersonal relations, social attitudes and behavior. Topics include: patterns of culture and language, language as identification; prejudice, politics, and advertisement. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 211 - Origins of Words (3 units; U)
Vocabulary of English from historical origins to the present; how words and word patterns change over time under influences of both internal and external forces. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 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, English 213, French 213, German 213, Italian 213, Polish 213, Russian 213, & Spanish 213. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 289 - Internship in Linguistics, Lower Division (1-6 units; U)
Application of basic principles of linguistics in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting. One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Linguis; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
LINGUIS 297 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U)
Designed to enroll students in UWM-sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work. Retakable w/topic chg. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
LINGUIS 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. Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
LINGUIS 303 - Fifth Semester of an Uncommonly Taught Language: (3-4 units; U)
Continuation of FLL/Linguis 204(Linguis 232). Number of credits earned by student is determined by the credit value assigned to section number. Retakable w/chg in language. FLL 303 & Linguis 303 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: FLL/Linguis 204(Linguis 232)(P) in same language.
LINGUIS 304 - Sixth Semester of an Uncommonly Taught Language: (3 units; U)
Continuation of FLL/Linguis 303(Linguis 331). Number of credits earned by student is determined by the credit value assigned to section number. Retakable w/chg in language. FLL 304 & Linguis 304 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: FLL/Linguis 303(Linguis 331)(P) in same language.
LINGUIS 350 - Honors Seminar: (3 units; U)
Examination of current economic issues such as energy, environment, poverty, and human resource development. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
LINGUIS 390 - Supervised Individual Reading (1-6 units; U)
Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Slavic Lang faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Slavic Lang prog coord. Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.
LINGUIS 400 - First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U)
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.
LINGUIS 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).
LINGUIS 410 - American Science, Race, Ethnicity, and Gender: A Biographical Approach (3 units; U)
Impact of race, ethnicity, and gender on American science and scientists. Focus on scientists of color, biography, biographical myths, and role models. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
LINGUIS 415 - First Language Acquisition (3 units; U/G)
Examination of research on what individuals know about their first language at different ages and the kinds of theories offered to explain these data. Prereq: jr st & Linguis 350(P); or grad st & cons instr.
LINGUIS 420 - Student Teaching in Science (2-6 units; U)
Prereq: jr st; eligibility for student teaching & dept req.
LINGUIS 430 - Student Teaching in Mathematics (2-6 units; U)
Prereq: jr st; eligibility for student teaching & dept req.
LINGUIS 432 - Urban Dialects (3 units; U/G)
Study of language variation in urban areas. Structure of black English vernacular and its relation to other dialects. Social and educational implications of dialect variation. Prereq: jr st & Lingus 100 or 350.
LINGUIS 440 - Principles of Macroeconomics (3 units; U)
Composition of national income, interrelationship of sectors; determination of national income and productivity; relationship between national income, inflation, money, interest rates; U.S. global economies interaction. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 450 - Seminar in History: (3 units; U)
In-depth investigation of a period or theme in history. Emphasis on designing and writing a research paper based on primary and secondary sources. Retakable w/chg in topic with petition to department chair to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition & Math Skills competency reqs; Hist 288(P), 291(P), 293(P), 294(P), 594(P), 595(P), or 596(P); declared Hist major or Educ/Soc Studies-Broad Field Hist major.
LINGUIS 464 - History of Christianity, East and West: to 1500 (3 units; U/G)
Development of the institutional church; major church leaders; theological and doctrinal changes; worship, liturgy, and arts of Christendom; Christianity and social change. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
LINGUIS 466 - Semantics (3 units; U/G)
The study of meaning in language; its role in grammatical description. Basic concepts used in semantic analysis and discussion of their place in grammatical theory. Prereq: jr st & Linguis 260(P) or 350(P) or Philos 211(P), or grad st & cons instr.
LINGUIS 468 - Honors Seminar in the Arts: (3 units; U)
Selected topics in the theory and practice of creative and expressive arts. Taught by practicing artists. Retakable once w/chg in topic. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
LINGUIS 470 - Contemporary Italian Language and Culture (3 units; U)
Contemporary culture through Italian readings, film, world wide web, and refinement of advanced conversation and composition skills. Themes vary each semester. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: Italian 204(P) or cons instr. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 cr).
LINGUIS 474 - First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U)
Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course 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.
LINGUIS 476 - Linguistic Theory (3 units; U/G)
Survey of twentieth century American linguistic theories from traditionalism through American structuralism to generative grammar, including discussion of some current issues. Prereq: jr st & Linguis 350(P); or grad st & cons instr.
LINGUIS 489 - Internship in Linguistics, Upper Division (1-6 units; U)
Application of advanced principles of linguistics in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting. One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in linguis; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
LINGUIS 490 - Alexander Technique Practicum (2 units; U)
Dance 421 is a continuation of Dance 321 focusing on more in-depth study and application of Alexander Technique for performers. May be retaken to max of 3 sem. Prereq: Dance 321(P) or cons instr.
LINGUIS 497 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work. Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
LINGUIS 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 semester. Retakable with change in topic. Prereq: jr st, add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
LINGUIS 520 - Advanced Second Language Acquisition: (3 units; U/G)
Readings, discussions, and analyses of current issues in second-language acquisition theory. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Linguis 420(P) or equiv.
LINGUIS 550 - Phonetics II (3 units; U/G)
Auditory phonetics; issues in speech production and speech acoustics; quantitative study of speech sounds in linguistic contexts; independent experimental research on topic selected by student. Prereq: jr st; Linguis 450(370)(P) or cons instr.
LINGUIS 560 - Introduction to Health and Disease (2 units; U)
A survey of health promotion and disease prevention including fitness, nutrition, disease transmission, mental health, drug use, and other current health-related topics. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 564 - Topics in Italian American Studies: (3 units; U)
Interdisciplinary study of aspects of Italian American ethnicity, history, and culture. Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 565 - North American Indian History to 1887 (3 units; U)
A survey of Native American history from aboriginal times to 1887. Emphasis will be placed on American policies and change within Indian societies. AIS 262 & Hist 262 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 566 - Arab-Israeli Relations: The Search for Peace (3 units; U)
Documentary history since 1914 of the negotiating efforts of the Arabs and Israelis for establishing a just and lasting peace in the Middle East. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 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.
LINGUIS 569 - Seminar: Introduction to the Language and Practice of Mathematics (3 units; U)
Goal: facility with mathematical language and method of conjecture, proof and counter example, with emphasis on proofs. Topics: logic, sets, functions and others. Prereq: math placement level A.
LINGUIS 570 - Introduction to Entomology (3 units; U)
Principles of entomology, including taxonomy, morphology, and physiology. Insect collection required. 2 hrs lec, 4 hrs lab. Prereq: Bio Sci 310(P) or cons instr.
LINGUIS 590 - Number Theory (3 units; U/G)
Number theoretic functions; distribution of primes; Diophantine approximation; partitions; additive number theory; quadratic reciprocity. Prereq: jr st, grade of C or better in both Math 232(P) & 341(P); or grad st.
LINGUIS 699 - Basic Physics for Teachers (3 units; U)
Simple machines; work, energy and power; heating and cooling; static electricity and elementary electrical circuits; waves. 2 hrs lec; 2 hrs lab/dis. Not open for cr to students with cr in Physics courses numbered 110 or above. Prereq: Math 175(P) & cons instr.
LINGUIS 708 - Topics in German Civilization: (3 units; U/G)
In-depth study of selected topics of German civilization. Critical analysis and practical application of texts and teaching aids. Recommended for present and future high school teachers. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(P); German 333(R) & 334(R).
LINGUIS 799 - Jewish and Ethnic Narratives and Identities in Media (3 units; U)
Jewish and ethnic media; comparative analysis of narrative and identity constructions in photography, television, film, and convergent media. Jewish 210 & JAMS 210 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
LINGUIS 806 - Med-Prep Seminar: Minority Physicians in America (2 units; U)
A critical analysis of the role and function of minority physicians in America, including the history of minorities in medicine and the ethical issues facing physicians. Prereq: enroll in Med-Prep Prog.