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 cr. Undergraduate.
Sustained writing and revision to develop fluency in articulating ideas and familiarity with writing conventions. Fourth instructional hr required.
Prerequisites: level 0 on English Placement Test.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Summer 2016, Spring 2006, Fall 2005, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 95 Fundamentals of Composition
0 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical reading and writing, with an emphasis on the processes of writing and revision. Students produce a portfolio of revised essays.
Prerequisites: level 0 on English Placement Test.
Course Rules: May not be taken cr/no cr. Fee for 3 cr assessed; credits count toward credit load for Financial Aid and enrollment verification only.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 100 Introduction to College Writing and Reading
4 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical reading and writing, with emphasis on the processes of writing, revision, and academic conventions. Students produce a portfolio of revised essays.
Prerequisites: level 1 on English Placement Test.
Course Rules: Weekly Writing Center session req'd. May not be taken cr/no cr. Not open to students who have taken English 101.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 101 Introduction to College Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical reading, writing, and revision, with an emphasis on reflective inquiry and academic writing conventions. Students produce a portfolio of revised essays.
Prerequisites: Level 2 on English Placement Test or grade of C or better in English 095.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 102 College Writing and Research
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Extensive engagement with academic research writing and reflective analysis. Students will produce a portfolio of revised writing.
Prerequisites: level 3 on English Placement Test or grade of C or better in English 100(P) or 101(P) or (P) or 118(P).
General Education Requirements: ENG, OWC-A
Course Rules: May not be taken cr/no cr. Counts as repeat of English 112, Honors 102, 112.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, UWinteriM 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
ENGLISH 105 College Writing Workshop
1 cr. Undergraduate.
Workshop on strategies for revising and editing college writing.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 095(P) or Level 1 on English Placement Test; conc reg in English 101(C).
Course Rules: Credit/no credit only.
Last Taught: Spring 2008, Fall 2007, Summer 2007, Spring 2007.
ENGLISH 111 Entertainment Arts: Film, Television, and the Internet
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: none
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: ArtHist 111, English 111, & FilmStd 111 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 150 Multicultural America
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU, CD
Course Rules: Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 192 First-Year Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class 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 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 199 Independent Study
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
For further information, consult dept chair.
Prerequisites: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Spring 2010, Summer 2009, Spring 2007.
ENGLISH 201 Strategies for Academic Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Intensive practice in expository writing designed to continue development of already proficient writers.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Last Taught: Spring 2019, UWinteriM 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 202 Writing in the Humanities
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Development of styles and modes of literary and academic discourse in response to essays and literary works touching on a common theme.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Spring 2006.
ENGLISH 205 Business Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Instruction and practice in writing business reports, memos, and letters. Particularly appropriate for students in business and related areas.
Prerequisites: soph st; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May not be taken cr/no cr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, UWinteriM 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
ENGLISH 206 Technical Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: satisfaction of GER English Composition competency requirement.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May not be taken cr/no cr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 207 Health Science Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May not be taken cr/no cr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, UWinteriM 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
ENGLISH 208 Writing and Research
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Extensive practice in gathering information, evaluating sources, interviewing, writing research papers, and bibliographical methods.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 1999, Spring 1996, Spring 1992.
ENGLISH 209 Language in the United States
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Survey of the languages of the U.S., discussing social and political aspects of language use and issues of interethnic communication.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2012, Summer 2012, Spring 2011, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 210 Global Englishes
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Varieties of English spoken around the world; history and spread of English; use of English as a national and international language.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017.
ENGLISH 211 Aspects of the English Language:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Course Rules: May not be retaken for cr.
Last Taught: Fall 1988, Spring 1987, Fall 1986, Spring 1986.
ENGLISH 212 Grammar and Usage
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The basic concepts and categories of English grammar, with emphasis on usage and writing problems.
Prerequisites: none.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 213 Grammar for Students of Foreign Languages
3 cr. Undergraduate.
An introduction to the grammatical concepts useful in studying foreign languages.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: Jointly offered with, & may be used to repeat, Classic 213, French 213, German 213, Italian 213, Linguis 213, Polish 213, Russian 213, & Spanish 213.
Last Taught: Spring 2006, Fall 1997.
ENGLISH 214 Writing in the Professions:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Adaptation of writing to situations and requirements of specific professional writing genres, such as criminal justice, government, and environmental writing.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic; no cr limit.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 215 Introduction to English Studies
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writing-intensive introduction to multiple forms and contexts of literary and nonliterary texts and discourses in English, in a cultural, historical, and global framework.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU, OWCB
Course Rules: Required for English & secondary education English majors.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 218 Veterans Re-Entry Writing Workshop
2 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: prior military service or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 221 English Writers to 1800
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Works of English literature from Anglo-Saxon period through the eighteenth century. Combines close reading with study of historical and cultural context of literature.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2006, Fall 1996, Fall 1995, Spring 1995.
ENGLISH 222 English Writers, 1800 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Works of English literary tradition from the Romantics through the present. Combines close reading with study of historical and social context of literature.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Fall 2009, Fall 2008, Fall 2007, Spring 2006.
ENGLISH 223 American Writers to 1900
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Works of American literature from colonial times through Whitman and Twain. Combines close reading with study of the historical and cultural context of literature.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 224 American Writers: 1900 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Works of American literature from late nineteenth century to the present. Combines close reading with study of the historical and cultural context of literature.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2011.
ENGLISH 229 Introduction to Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Works in the modern tradition from the 1910's to the present.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 230 Writing with Style
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Students develop and enhance their expository writing style by reading short essay selections and writing in a variety of rhetorical forms, styles, and modes.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Fall 2007, Fall 2006, Fall 2005.
ENGLISH 233 Introduction to Creative Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate.
An introduction to the writing of poetry and fiction.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: A
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 234 Writing Fiction: Structure and Technique
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Readings and discussion demonstrating the basic structural and technical elements of modern fiction, with opportunities for practice.
Prerequisites: Satisfaction of OWC-A GER
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 235 Writing Poetry: Forms, Styles, Voices
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Readings and discussion demonstrating traditional and contemporary forms, with opportunities for practice.
Prerequisites: Satisfaction of OWC-A GER.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 236 Introductory Topics in Creative Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Instruction and practice in genres other than fiction and poetry.
Prerequisites: English 233(203)(P) or 234(P).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 240 Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: OWCB, HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 243 Introduction to Literature by Women:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Ways in which women have expressed their views of women's roles and goals in literature.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2012.
ENGLISH 245 The Life, Times, and Work of a Literary Artist:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A writer in a cultural, historical, and biographical context.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Fall 2008.
ENGLISH 247 Literature and Human Experience:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Focus upon the portrayal of a universal theme in literature of the past and present.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 248 Literature and Contemporary Life:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Literary portrayal of the character issues and concerns of the contemporary world as reflected in literature.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 251 Fantasy in Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Forms of fantasy in literature from the medieval period to the present.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: UWinteriM 2018, UWinteriM 2017, UWinteriM 2016, UWinteriM 2015.
ENGLISH 252 Mystery and Detective Fiction:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected works of detective fiction by theme, type, period, or origin.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 2007, Fall 1998, Spring 1998.
ENGLISH 253 Science Fiction:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected works of literary science fiction by theme, type, period, or origin.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2011, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 260 Introduction to Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected works of poetry by theme or type.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Fall 2008.
ENGLISH 261 Introduction to Short Stories:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected short stories by theme, type, period, or origin.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 262 Introduction to Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected plays of the English-speaking theater by theme, type, period, or origin.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2006, Fall 2005, Summer 2005, Fall 2004.
ENGLISH 263 Introduction to the Novel:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selected novels from the English-speaking world by theme, type, period, or origin.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 268 Introduction to Cultural Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Theories, subject matters, and core texts of the interdisciplinary field of cultural studies.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2009, Fall 2007, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 269 Literary Forms and Genres:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A literary form or genre such as essay, satire, tragedy, etc.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Fall 2011, UWinteriM 2011.
ENGLISH 274 Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Selections from literary studies in connection with works from the other arts ranging from the Middle Ages to the present.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Spring 2008, Spring 1993.
ENGLISH 275 The Forms of Folk Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Folk literature as a literary type with emphasis on varying ethnic groups.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2003, Spring 2002.
ENGLISH 276 Introduction to American Indian Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Literature of the American Indian, focusing on major forms, prominent themes, or a particular tribe or time period.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU, CD
Course Rules: & 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Summer 2017, UWinteriM 2017.
ENGLISH 277 Introduction to Ethnic Minority Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 278 Introduction to World Literatures Written in English:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The literature of a particular region or regions of the English-speaking world.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2012, Fall 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 279 Introduction to U.S. Latino/a Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Latino/a American literature with a focus on region, genre, theme, or period.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Fall 2009, Fall 2008, Spring 2008.
ENGLISH 280 Introduction to Asian-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Asian-American literature with focus on region, genre, theme, or period.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 of EPT.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max..
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Spring 2006.
ENGLISH 281 Introduction to African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
African-American literature with a focus on region, genre, theme, or period.
Prerequisites: 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.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2010, Fall 2008, Spring 2008.
ENGLISH 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 2007, Spring 1986, Spring 1985, Spring 1984.
ENGLISH 286 Writing about Film and Television
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Intensive practice and study of the critical and technical elements of writing with emphasis on close reading and writing about media images and narratives.
Prerequisites: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
Course Rules: English 286 & FilmStd 286 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Fall 2009, Spring 2009, Fall 2008.
ENGLISH 289 Internship in English, Lower Division
1-6 cr. Undergraduate.
Application of basic principles of English in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max.
ENGLISH 290 Introduction to Film Studies
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Analysis of formal, thematic, and generic components of narrative, documentary, and avant garde filmmaking.
Prerequisites: none.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: English 290 & FilmStd 290 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 291 Introduction to Television Studies
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The forms, images, and narratives particular to television.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: English 291 & FilmStd 291 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 292 Classic Dramas in Film:
1 cr. Undergraduate.
A sampling of great plays in film versions, with performances by acclaimed actors.
Prerequisites: none.
Course Rules: 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.
ENGLISH 293 Literature and Media:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A study of novels, essays, magazines, newspapers, advertisements, and films in order to disclose similarities and differences in their use of rhetorical strategies.
Prerequisites: soph st.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, Spring 2006, Fall 2005, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 294 Game Culture
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical study of games, digital and otherwise; forms, conventions, and practices that inform design and reception of games; place of games in contemporary culture.
Prerequisites: GER OWC-A.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 380 w/same topic. English 294 & FilmStd 294 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 295 Women and Film
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: soph st.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: English 295 & FilmStd 295 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Fall 2007, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 296 UROP Apprenticeship
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.
Prerequisites: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2009, Fall 2007, Spring 2007, Fall 2006.
ENGLISH 297 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 298 Undergraduate Lower-Division Service Learning
1 cr. Undergraduate.
Faculty-supervised placement of students as community service volunteers.
Prerequisites: conc reg in English 100- or 200-level service learning course.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 3 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Spring 2009, Fall 2008.
ENGLISH 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: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2002, Spring 1992, Fall 1991.
ENGLISH 301 Survey of English Literature, Beginnings to 1500
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writers and literary trends of the Old English and medieval period, with emphasis on their historical, social, and cultural context.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 302 Survey of English Literature, 1500-1660
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writers and trends of the English literature in the period 1500-1660, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Recom in prep for English 452, 453, 454 & 456.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 303 Survey of English Literature, 1660-1798
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writers and trends in English Literature, 1660-1798, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 304 Survey of English Literature, 1798-1900
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writers and trends in English Literature, 1798-1900, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 305 Survey of English Literature: 1900 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writers and trends of English Literature since 1900, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 306 Survey of Irish Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Irish literature from earliest times through the Literary Renaissance--folklore, saga, bardic poetry; poetry, fiction, and drama of the nineteenth century to the present.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 307 Survey of American Literature to 1865
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writers and trends in American Literature before 1865, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 308 Survey of American Literature, 1865-1965
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writers and trends of American Literature, 1865-1965, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2011.
ENGLISH 309 Survey of Contemporary American Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Writers and trends of American Literature after 1965, with emphasis on historical, social, and cultural context.
Prerequisites: soph st; English 215(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Summer 2017.
ENGLISH 310 Writing, Speaking, and Technoscience in the 21st Century
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Theories and practices of communicating about science and technology.
Prerequisites: satisfaction of OWC-A GER or cons instr.
General Education Requirements: OWCB, HU
Course Rules: Satisfies OWC-B GER.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 312 Topics in Film Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Study of stylistic, generic, historical, or theoretical issues in film studies.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P).
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Summer 2018, Spring 2018, Summer 2017.
ENGLISH 316 World Cinema:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
National cinemas in first, second, and/or third world nations; relationships among representation, narrative, and social forms.
Prerequisites: jr. st or English 290(P); satisfaction of OWC-A.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 320 Studies in Film Authorship:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
The function of authorship in the cinema and/or in television; the roles of producer, director, screenwriter, and star.
Prerequisites: jr st or English 290(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2015, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 325 The Art of Fiction:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of novels or short stories through a unifying theme, set of technical problems, or critical concepts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
ENGLISH 325G The Art of Fiction:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of novels or short stories through a unifying theme, set of technical problems, or critical concepts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Summer 2018.
ENGLISH 326 The Development of the Novel:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the novel from its origins to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 326G The Development of the Novel:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the novel from its origins to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 327 The Development of the Short Story
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the short story from the nineteenth century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 327G The Development of the Short Story
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major artistic, social and intellectual events in the history of the short story from the nineteenth century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 328 Forms of Experimental Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Approaches to forms of literature that stress experimentation, innovation and the radical alteration of existing forms.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 328G Forms of Experimental Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Approaches to forms of literature that stress experimentation, innovation and the radical alteration of existing forms.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 329 Film and Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Capabilities and limitations of narrative film and literature, emphasizing the distinctiveness of each artistic mode.
Prerequisites: jr st, English 290(P), satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 329 & FilmStd 329 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 329G Film and Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Capabilities and limitations of narrative film and literature, emphasizing the distinctiveness of each artistic mode.
Prerequisites: jr st, English 290(P), satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 329 & FilmStd 329 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 332 Gay and Lesbian Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Examines themes in modern literature about sexual identity and community.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
ENGLISH 341 The Development of Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A historical approach, with emphasis on new ideas in the theatre, new techniques, and the evolution of genres.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2006, Spring 1990.
ENGLISH 341G The Development of Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A historical approach, with emphasis on new ideas in the theatre, new techniques, and the evolution of genres.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2006, Spring 1990.
ENGLISH 342 Comedy:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works from the comic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 342G Comedy:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works from the comic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 343 Tragedy:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works from the tragic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2000.
ENGLISH 343G Tragedy:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works from the tragic tradition with focus on theme, genre, region, or historical development.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2000.
ENGLISH 344 Modern Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Competency req; 6 cr in courses approved for hum distr cr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2009, Spring 1991.
ENGLISH 344G Modern Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Competency req; 6 cr in courses approved for hum distr cr.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2009, Spring 1991.
ENGLISH 360 The Art of Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Inquiry into the art of poetry, with readings from a variety of poets.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2012.
ENGLISH 360G The Art of Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Inquiry into the art of poetry, with readings from a variety of poets.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Fall 2012.
ENGLISH 361 The Development of Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A study of significant intellectual, artistic, or social events in the history of poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Summer 2011.
ENGLISH 361G The Development of Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A study of significant intellectual, artistic, or social events in the history of poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Summer 2011.
ENGLISH 363 Medieval Epic and Romance
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of the traditions of medieval English epic and romance through an examination of representative medieval works.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 363G Medieval Epic and Romance
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Study of the traditions of medieval English epic and romance through an examination of representative medieval works.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
ENGLISH 366 Non-Fiction Prose:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A form of non-fiction such as the essay, biography, etc.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 370 Folk Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A study of a particular form or forms of folk literature or the folk literature of a designated region or ethnic group.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 370G Folk Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A study of a particular form or forms of folk literature or the folk literature of a designated region or ethnic group.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 372 Survey of American Indian Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A general, representative study of the literature of the American Indian.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: HU, CD
Course Rules: & English 372 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 373 Survey of Ethnic Minority Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A general, representative study of the literature of two or more ethnic minority groups.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD, HU
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015, UWinteriM 2005.
ENGLISH 374 Survey of U.S. Latino/a Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A general, representative study of U.S. Latino/a literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: English 374 & Latino 374 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2005.
ENGLISH 375 Survey of Asian American Literature
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A general, representative study of Asian-American literature written since 1930.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
ENGLISH 376 Survey of African-American Literature to 1930
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A general, representative study of African-American literature before 1930.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Last Taught: Fall 2011, UWinteriM 2009.
ENGLISH 377 Survey of African-American Literature, 1930 to the Present
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A general, representative study of African-American literature written since 1930.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Last Taught: Summer 2015, Summer 2014, Summer 2012, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 378 Survey of Current Literary and Cultural Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A general, representative study of current critical approaches to literary and cultural studies, including basic terminology and concrete application.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 380 Media and Society:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An examination of film and/or television, with attention to the representation of class, gender, race, and nation. Subtitles vary.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 290(P) or 291(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 380G Media and Society:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An examination of film and/or television, with attention to the representation of class, gender, race, and nation. Subtitles vary.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 290(P) or 291(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 381 World Literatures Written in English:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A general, representative study of the literature of an area of the English-speaking world, e.g. Canada, Australia, etc.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2018, UWinteriM 2018, Summer 2017, UWinteriM 2017.
ENGLISH 383 Cinema and Genre:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 383G Cinema and Genre:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 6 cr in courses approved for hum breadth cr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 390 Classical Film Criticism and Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of the history of film theory, with particular attention to developing critical skills in film theoretical writing.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, English 290(P), & ArtHist 205(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 390 & FilmStd 390 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 390G Classical Film Criticism and Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Survey of the history of film theory, with particular attention to developing critical skills in film theoretical writing.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, English 290(P), & ArtHist 205(P); or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 390 & FilmStd 390 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 391 Television Criticism and Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 291(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 391 & FilmStd 391 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 391G Television Criticism and Theory
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 291(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: English 391 & FilmStd 391 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 393 Entertainment Industries:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
In-depth look at contemporary media industries both in the U.S. and globally. Emphasis on changing content, production and viewing practices.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A; English 290(P), English 291(P), or cons instr.
Course Rules: 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.
ENGLISH 394 Theories of Mass Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A survey of theories of mass culture relative to film from the late 19th century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 291(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 394G Theories of Mass Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A survey of theories of mass culture relative to film from the late 19th century to the present.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 290(P) or 291(P) or cons instr.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 398 Undergraduate Upper-Division Service Learning
1 cr. Undergraduate.
Faculty-supervised placement of students as community service volunteers.
Prerequisites: conc reg in English 300-level or above service learning course.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 3 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2005, Spring 2004, Fall 2003, Spring 2003.
ENGLISH 400 Introduction to English Linguistics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Application of linguistic theory and techniques to modern English. English/Linguis 400 required of all English majors and minors in School of Education.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered with & counts as repeat of Linguis 400.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 400G Introduction to English Linguistics
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Application of linguistic theory and techniques to modern English. English/Linguis 400 required of all English majors and minors in School of Education.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered with & counts as repeat of Linguis 400.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 401 History of the English Language
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origins of the English language and its changing structure.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition Competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 401G History of the English Language
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origins of the English language and its changing structure.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition Competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2014, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 402 Theories of Language and Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Various topics involving some theoretical aspect(s) of language and literature.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; an intro course in linguis (e.g. English/Linguis 400, English 401, or Linguis 350).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 402G Theories of Language and Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Various topics involving some theoretical aspect(s) of language and literature.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; an intro course in linguis (e.g. English/Linguis 400, English 401, or Linguis 350).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 403 Survey of Modern English Grammar
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Studies in elements of grammar, noun and verb phrase, clause and sentence connection, and complex noun phrase.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 403G Survey of Modern English Grammar
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Studies in elements of grammar, noun and verb phrase, clause and sentence connection, and complex noun phrase.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 404 Language, Power, and Identity
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The use of distinctive language varieties to construct identity and maintain power relations within a society.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 404G Language, Power, and Identity
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The use of distinctive language varieties to construct identity and maintain power relations within a society.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 406 Advanced English Grammar
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Continuation of English 403 with emphasis on the analysis of complex sentences and discourse syntax.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 403(P).
Course Rules: English 406 & Linguis 406 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 1995, Spring 1994.
ENGLISH 406G Advanced English Grammar
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Continuation of English 403 with emphasis on the analysis of complex sentences and discourse syntax.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 403(P).
Course Rules: English 406 & Linguis 406 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 1995, Spring 1994.
ENGLISH 414 Special Topics in Creative Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Readings, discussion and assigned writing in specialized areas of creative writing.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(P); or grad st.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 414G Special Topics in Creative Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Readings, discussion and assigned writing in specialized areas of creative writing.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(P); or grad st.
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 415 Fiction Workshop
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Classroom analysis and discussion of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P) or 234(P).
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 416 Poetry Workshop
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Classroom analysis and discussion of student poetry. Content varies.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; English 233(P) or 235(P).
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 417 Readings for Writers:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
A literature course exploring literary traditions, formal or aesthetic problems of interest to creative writers.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req; English 233(203)(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(204)(P).
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 418 Literary Journal Production
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Develop a working understanding of the editorial, design, production, and promotional processes at the heart of successful literary and arts journals.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A; English 233(P), 234(P), 235(P), or 236(P).
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 414 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
ENGLISH 425 Advanced Business Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Advanced strategies in business writing. Special focus on primary research, rhetorical and contextual analysis, problem-solving, collaboration, and persuasive writing.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 205(P).
Course Rules: Not open to students w/cr in English 430(ER).
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Spring 2010, Spring 2009, Spring 2008.
ENGLISH 426 Professional and Technical Communications Research
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 427 Writing for Nonprofits
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: No cr for students w/cr in English 431 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 427G Writing for Nonprofits
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st.
Course Rules: No cr for students w/cr in English 431 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 428 Strategic Writing for Organizations
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Analysis and creation of written responses to a wide variety of organization issues, exigencies, and crises.
Prerequisites: junior standing; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency requirement.
ENGLISH 429 Technical Communications and Professional Leadership
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Technical writing and communication concepts for understanding leadership and problem-solving in organizations.
Prerequisites: junior standing; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency requirement.
ENGLISH 430 Advanced Writing Workshop
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A tutorial course in advanced exposition. Individual assignments and conferences. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 430G Advanced Writing Workshop
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A tutorial course in advanced exposition. Individual assignments and conferences. Enrollment limited to 12 students.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 431 Topics in Advanced Communications:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Seminar in the history, theory, or practice of professional, technical, medical, or science communications.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 431G Topics in Advanced Communications:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Seminar in the history, theory, or practice of professional, technical, medical, or science communications.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: OWCB
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 432 The Rhetoric of Argument
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Analytical survey of rhetorical methods and forms in argumentative discourse, the role of audience in argumentation, and 'fields' of argument.
Prerequisites: 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).
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2011, Spring 2010, Spring 2002.
ENGLISH 433 Creative Nonfiction for Publication
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Writing in a variety of creative nonfiction formats, using literary techniques. Preparation of articles for submission to magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and educational publications.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
ENGLISH 433G Creative Nonfiction for Publication
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Writing in a variety of creative nonfiction formats, using literary techniques. Preparation of articles for submission to magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and educational publications.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Fall 2014.
ENGLISH 434 Editing and Publishing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: 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).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 434G Editing and Publishing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: 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).
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 435 Rhetoric and Professional Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Theories and practices of rhetoric and professional writing with attention to business, technical, and community contexts.
Prerequisites: English 205(P), 206(P), 207(P), or 310(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 436 Technical Documentation
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 206(P) & 435(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 436G Technical Documentation
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 206(P) & 435(P) or cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 437 Project Management for Professional Writers
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major stages of the writing process in workplace contexts: research, analysis, project planning and management, document design, usability testing, and revision.
Prerequisites: junior standing; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency requirement; English 205(P), 206(P), or consent of instructor.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 437X.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Spring 2013.
ENGLISH 438 Advanced Research Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 208(P) or cons instr.
ENGLISH 438G Advanced Research Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; English 208(P) or cons instr.
ENGLISH 439 Information Design
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Development of technical communication projects for external clients, applying theories from graphic design, usability, cognitive psychology, and technical communication.
Prerequisites: junior standing; English 205(P), 206(P), or 207(P), or consent of instructor.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 440 Introduction to Peer Tutoring and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students explore their own writing practices in light of rhetorical theory and learn to tutor others.
Prerequisites: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, UWinteriM 2006.
ENGLISH 440G Introduction to Peer Tutoring and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students explore their own writing practices in light of rhetorical theory and learn to tutor others.
Prerequisites: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, UWinteriM 2006.
ENGLISH 441 Advanced Peer Tutoring Theory and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students will examine various theories of literacy and learning, applying these theories to peer tutoring practice and testing their sufficiency through case-study research.
Prerequisites: English 440(P) or cons instr.
ENGLISH 441G Advanced Peer Tutoring Theory and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Students will examine various theories of literacy and learning, applying these theories to peer tutoring practice and testing their sufficiency through case-study research.
Prerequisites: English 440(P) or cons instr.
ENGLISH 442 Writing Center Tutoring Practicum
1 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
For prospective tutors, a foundation of concentrated study and practice to begin tutoring in UWM's Writing Center.
Prerequisites: jr st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 442G Writing Center Tutoring Practicum
1 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
For prospective tutors, a foundation of concentrated study and practice to begin tutoring in UWM's Writing Center.
Prerequisites: jr st; cons instr.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 443 Grant Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise grant proposals and related documents; audience analysis, rhetorical approaches, research methods, and online grantseeking.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic. Req'd service learning component.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 443G Grant Writing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Theory, methods, and practice in writing clear, concise grant proposals and related documents; audience analysis, rhetorical approaches, research methods, and online grantseeking.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic. Req'd service learning component.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 444 Technical Editing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
ENGLISH 444G Technical Editing
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Counts as repeat of English 431 w/same topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
ENGLISH 445 The Composing Process:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Issues in composition studies, such as the theory and practice of writing, evaluation and assessment, and collaborative learning.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, or cons instr; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max for undergrads or 6 cr max for grads.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 445G The Composing Process:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Issues in composition studies, such as the theory and practice of writing, evaluation and assessment, and collaborative learning.
Prerequisites: jr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, or cons instr; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max for undergrads or 6 cr max for grads.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2016.
ENGLISH 446 Global Business Communications
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Instruction and practice in business writing in the global context. Particularly appropriate for students in business and international studies.
Prerequisites: jr st; Satisfaction of OWC-A.
Course Rules: May not be taken cr/no cr. Counts as repeat of English 214 or 431 w/same topic.
ENGLISH 448 Technical Communications Theory and Practice
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Orientation to the technical communications field through service learning experience in which students write for organizations. Application of technical communications theory to practice.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req; conc reg in English 398(C).
Course Rules: Service Learning course.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2014, Spring 2007, Fall 2004.
ENGLISH 449 Internship in the Humanities
1-4 cr. Undergraduate.
Experience in a professional setting that enables students to apply course work and skills and to gain experience toward career goals.
Prerequisites: jr. st; satisfaction of OWC-A; C or better GPA so far in the student's major.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 9 cr. max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Summer 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 451 Chaucer
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Linguistic and intellectual traditions exemplified in Chaucer's poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 451G Chaucer
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Linguistic and intellectual traditions exemplified in Chaucer's poetry.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 452 Shakespeare
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works representing Shakespeare's career, selected from comedies, tragedies, histories, and poems.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be used as a repeat of 453 for students who have not taken English 452 previously.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Summer 2018.
ENGLISH 452G Shakespeare
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Works representing Shakespeare's career, selected from comedies, tragedies, histories, and poems.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be used as a repeat of 453 for students who have not taken English 452 previously.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Summer 2018.
ENGLISH 454 Milton
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Milton's English poetry and selections from his prose.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 454G Milton
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Milton's English poetry and selections from his prose.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 455 Writers in Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant dramatist or a combination of playwrights.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
ENGLISH 455G Writers in Drama:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant dramatist or a combination of playwrights.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
ENGLISH 456 Writers in English Literature, 1500-1660:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2009, Spring 1990.
ENGLISH 456G Writers in English Literature, 1500-1660:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Summer 2009, Spring 1990.
ENGLISH 457 Writers in English Literature, 1660-1798:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 457G Writers in English Literature, 1660-1798:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 458 Writers in English Literature, 1798-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 458G Writers in English Literature, 1798-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2012.
ENGLISH 459 Writers in English Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Summer 2008.
ENGLISH 459G Writers in English Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Summer 2008.
ENGLISH 460 Writers in American Literature, 1500-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 460G Writers in American Literature, 1500-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 461 Writers in American Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 461G Writers in American Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant literary figure or figures in the context of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 463 Writers in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant figure or figures in African-American literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 463G Writers in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A significant figure or figures in African-American literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2011, Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 465 Women Writers:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
One or more significant women writers.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 465G Women Writers:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
One or more significant women writers.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 497 Study Abroad:
1-12 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Spring 2017.
ENGLISH 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; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic.
Last Taught: Spring 2002, Spring 2001.
ENGLISH 500 Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, and figures of the Middle Ages through a reading of representative works.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 500G Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, and figures of the Middle Ages through a reading of representative works.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2011, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 501 Studies in Literature, 1500-1660:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical study of major genres, themes, figures, tenets, aspects, influences and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 501G Studies in Literature, 1500-1660:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical study of major genres, themes, figures, tenets, aspects, influences and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2013, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 504 Studies in Literature, 1660-1800:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 504G Studies in Literature, 1660-1800:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 505 Studies in Literature, 1800-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, Spring 2006.
ENGLISH 505G Studies in Literature, 1800-1900:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2007, Spring 2006.
ENGLISH 507 Studies in Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 507G Studies in Literature, 1900 to the Present:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in the literature of the period.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 514 Literature in Context:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical study of literary works in philosophical, social, scientific, or theological context.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Spring 2012, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 515 Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical study of literary works in combination with works from the other arts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 515G Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Critical study of literary works in combination with works from the other arts.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 517 Studies in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in African-American literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 517G Studies in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in African-American literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 518 Studies in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in Irish literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2003, Spring 1988.
ENGLISH 518G Studies in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Major genres, themes, figures and trends in Irish literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2003, Spring 1988.
ENGLISH 520 Studies in American Indian Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in American Indian literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: & 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 521 Studies in Ethnic Minority Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in ethnic-American literature
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2015, Spring 2009, Spring 2007, Summer 2004.
ENGLISH 522 Studies in World Literature Written in English:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in the literature of a particular region of the English-speaking world.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2009.
ENGLISH 523 Studies in U.S. Latino/a Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in U.S. Latino/a literature.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: 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.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Spring 2013, Spring 2009, Fall 2007.
ENGLISH 524 Studies in Asian-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in Asian-American literature
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
General Education Requirements: CD
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg of topic to 9 cr max.
ENGLISH 525 American Indian Literature, Culture, and Creative Arts
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: & English 525 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ENGLISH 525G American Indian Literature, Culture, and Creative Arts
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; completion of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: & English 525 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
ENGLISH 530 Studies in Shakespeare:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2014.
ENGLISH 545 Studies in the History of Literary Criticism:
3 cr. Undergraduate.

Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
ENGLISH 547 Studies in Theory and Criticism:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topics, trends, or approaches in theory and criticism.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 547G Studies in Theory and Criticism:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Topics, trends, or approaches in theory and criticism.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 565 Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Overview of the various approaches to teaching English as a second language (ESL) to adult/university-level learners.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered w/& counts as repeat of Linguis 565(426). Does not satisfy requirements in School of Educ.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 565G Introduction to Adult/University Level TESOL
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Overview of the various approaches to teaching English as a second language (ESL) to adult/university-level learners.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
Course Rules: Jointly-offered w/& counts as repeat of Linguis 565(426). Does not satisfy requirements in School of Educ.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Spring 2014.
ENGLISH 567 Materials for ESL Instruction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed for prospective ESL/EFL teachers. Focus on planning and designing courses to meet the needs of specific populations of language learners.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.
Course Rules: English 567 & Linguis 567 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 567G Materials for ESL Instruction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Designed for prospective ESL/EFL teachers. Focus on planning and designing courses to meet the needs of specific populations of language learners.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.
Course Rules: English 567 & Linguis 567 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2010, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 569 Practicum in Adult/University TESOL
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A structured, supervised practicum in language teaching to students in the adult/university TESOL certificate program.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.
Course Rules: English 569 & Linguis 569 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 569G Practicum in Adult/University TESOL
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
A structured, supervised practicum in language teaching to students in the adult/university TESOL certificate program.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; cons instr.
Course Rules: English 569 & Linguis 569 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.
Last Taught: Spring 2013, Spring 2009.
ENGLISH 611 The Writer and the Current Literary Scene
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Recent developments in the theory and techniques of contemporary fiction or nonfiction. Especially designed for creative writing students.
Prerequisites: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2006.
ENGLISH 611G The Writer and the Current Literary Scene
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Recent developments in the theory and techniques of contemporary fiction or nonfiction. Especially designed for creative writing students.
Prerequisites: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2008, Fall 2006.
ENGLISH 612 Poetry and the Creative Process
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origin and development of poetic ideas and techniques. Designed especially for creative writing students.
Prerequisites: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 612G Poetry and the Creative Process
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
The origin and development of poetic ideas and techniques. Designed especially for creative writing students.
Prerequisites: 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 615 Advanced Workshop in Fiction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 615G Advanced Workshop in Fiction
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 616 Advanced Workshop in Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 616G Advanced Workshop in Poetry:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive workshop critiques of student writing. Content varies.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 620 Seminar in the Art of Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of a literary form or genre, or selected works from varying genres, with emphasis on elements of invention, innovation and craft.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 620G Seminar in the Art of Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of a literary form or genre, or selected works from varying genres, with emphasis on elements of invention, innovation and craft.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2010, Spring 2005.
ENGLISH 621 Seminar in the Literature of England:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of English literature.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 621G Seminar in the Literature of England:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of English literature.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 622 Seminar in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of Irish literature.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 622G Seminar in Irish Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of Irish literature.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 623 Seminar in American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of American literature.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 623G Seminar in American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or generic development, in one or more periods of American literature.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2013.
ENGLISH 624 Seminar in Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or significant innovations in modern literature, viewed in a cross-cultural or contemporary context.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 624G Seminar in Modern Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or significant innovations in modern literature, viewed in a cross-cultural or contemporary context.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 625 Seminar in Literary History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 625G Seminar in Literary History:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2018, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 626 Seminar in Critical Theory:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An investigation into one or more critical theories and their contribution to the study of literature.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 626G Seminar in Critical Theory:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
An investigation into one or more critical theories and their contribution to the study of literature.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2016, Fall 2010.
ENGLISH 627 Seminar in Literature and Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of literature within its cultural context, stressing goals and methods of cultural criticism and research in connection with specific issues or topics.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 627G Seminar in Literature and Culture:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of literature within its cultural context, stressing goals and methods of cultural criticism and research in connection with specific issues or topics.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018.
ENGLISH 628 Seminar in Literature by Women:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on gender issues.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 628G Seminar in Literature by Women:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on gender issues.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2018, Fall 2015.
ENGLISH 629 Seminar in Literature and Sexuality:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of the relationship between literature and human sexuality, focusing on particular periods, topics, or critical and aesthetic issues.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 629G Seminar in Literature and Sexuality:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Intensive study of the relationship between literature and human sexuality, focusing on particular periods, topics, or critical and aesthetic issues.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2015, Spring 2010.
ENGLISH 630 Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2005.
ENGLISH 630G Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
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.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2017, Fall 2005.
ENGLISH 631 Seminar in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on African-American experience.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English &/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 631G Seminar in African-American Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus upon major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on African-American experience.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English &/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Fall 2017, Fall 2016.
ENGLISH 632 Seminar in American Indian Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on major forms, prominent themes, or tribal traditions in the literature of the American Indian.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: & 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 632G Seminar in American Indian Literature:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Focus on major forms, prominent themes, or tribal traditions in the literature of the American Indian.
Prerequisites: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.
Course Rules: & 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.
Last Taught: Fall 2016, Spring 2015.
ENGLISH 633 Seminar in Rhetoric and Professional Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of a topic in rhetorical theory and its intersections with related fields such as cultural studies, professional writing, literacy theory, or composition studies.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Satisfies L&S Seminar requirement.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 633G Seminar in Rhetoric and Professional Writing:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of a topic in rhetorical theory and its intersections with related fields such as cultural studies, professional writing, literacy theory, or composition studies.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Satisfies L&S Seminar requirement.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2018.
ENGLISH 634 Seminar in English Language Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of a topic in the study of the English language, providing an opportunity to investigate an issue in language studies in depth.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 634G Seminar in English Language Studies:
3 cr. Undergraduate/Graduate.
Examination of a topic in the study of the English language, providing an opportunity to investigate an issue in language studies in depth.
Prerequisites: 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.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2012, Spring 2011.
ENGLISH 685 Honors Seminar:
3 cr. Undergraduate.
Investigation in depth of a period, figure, theme, or genre in English or American literature.
Prerequisites: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
General Education Requirements: HU
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017.
ENGLISH 699 Independent Reading
1-3 cr. Undergraduate.
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.
Prerequisites: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.
Course Rules: May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.
Last Taught: Spring 2019, Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015.