Celtic Studies Courses

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Please note that the following list consists of all Celtic Studies courses offered. Additional courses may be offered through other departments. To find courses offered during a particular semester and additional classes offered through other departments, see the UWM Schedule of Classes.

CELTIC 103 First Semester Irish Gaelic
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Beginning Irish Gaelic for students with no previous knowledge of the language.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of LINGUIS 131 with 'First Semester Gaelic' subtitle.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018.

CELTIC 104 Second Semester Irish Gaelic
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Continuation of CELTIC 103.
Prerequisites: CELTIC 103(P).
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of LINGUIS 132 with 'Second Semester Gaelic' subtitle.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Spring 2021, Spring 2020, Spring 2019.

CELTIC 133 Celtic Crossings: Overview of the History and Cultures of the Celtic World
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Interdisciplinary exploration of the archaeology, history, literature, language, myth, and arts of the Celtic peoples (Cornish, Irish, Scots, Welsh, Manx, Breton, & Galician).
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018.

CELTIC 192 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008.

CELTIC 193 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: SS
Course Rules: Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194).

CELTIC 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Independent work supervised by Celtic Studies faculty or staff member. Written course proposal required prior to reg. For additional information, consult program coordinator.
Prerequisites: 2.50 GPA on at least 12 graded credits; consent of instructor and program coordinator.
Course Rules: Retakable with change in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014.

CELTIC 203 Third Semester Irish Gaelic
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Continuation of CELTIC 104.
Prerequisites: CELTIC 104(P).
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of LINGUIS 231 with 'Irish (Gaelic)' subtitle.
Last Taught: Fall 2021, Fall 2020, Fall 2019, Fall 2018.

CELTIC 204 Fourth Semester Irish Gaelic
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Continuation of CELTIC 203.
Prerequisites: CELTIC 203(P).
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of LINGUIS 232 with 'Irish (Gaelic)' subtitle.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Spring 2021, Spring 2020, Spring 2019.

CELTIC 250 Selected Topics in Celtic Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Focus on an individual Celtic group or one particular aspect of Celtic culture.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: Not open to students with cr in Ethnic 250 with similar topic. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Fall 2011.

CELTIC 285 Modern Irish Language and Literature in Translation
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Major works of literature written in Irish Gaelic, eighth century to present day, in bilingual (Irish/English) texts.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Course Rules: Celtic 285 & English 285 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2011.

CELTIC 289 Internship in Celtic Studies, Lower Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of Celtic studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: intro course in Celtic stds; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2008.

CELTIC 297 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2022, Spring 2020, Summer 2019, Spring 2019.

CELTIC 299 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.

CELTIC 350 Advanced Topics in Celtic Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Focus on an individual Celtic group or one particular aspect of Celtic culture.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014.

CELTIC 489 Internship in Celtic Studies, Upper Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of Celtic studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: jr st; 300-level or above course in Celtic stds; cons supervising faculty member.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2022, Spring 2021, Fall 2016, Spring 2012.

CELTIC 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Summer 2022, Spring 2020, Summer 2019, Spring 2019.

CELTIC 499 Ad Hoc:
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topics.
Course Rules: Retakable w/chg in topic.

CELTIC 699 Advanced Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Independent work supervised by Celtic Stds faculty or staff member. Writ course proposal req'd prior to reg. For add'l info, consult prog coord.
Prerequisites: jr st; 2.0 GPA; consent of instructor program coordinator, and Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services.
Course Rules: Retakable with change in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2020, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Fall 2013.