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WLLC - World Languages, Literatures and Cultures


2012-2014 Catalog

WLLC - World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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CHIN - ChineseTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
CHIN 101Beginning Chinese I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. Practice with reading and writing. Chinese characters are taught and used. Presumes no previous language study.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
NW Non-Western
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
CHIN 102Beginning Chinese II3.00
Continuation of CHIN 101. This course is appropriate for someone with up to two years of high school Chinese.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
NW Non-Western
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 101 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
CHIN 201Intermediate Chinese3.00
Continuation of CHIN 102. Appropriate for someone with up to two years of high school Chinese. This third semester course continues building on the student's previous Chinese knowledge by introducing new vocabulary, characters, grammar, and usage. Students who complete this course should be able to initiate discussion on topics of daily life, understand more complicated sentences, and write short compositions. Mandarin pronunciation is taught.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
NW Non-Western
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 102 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
CHIN 202Intermediate Chinese II3.00
Appropriate for someone with two or more years of high school Chinese. Introduces additional characters with more complicated dialogue and sentence patterns with continued practice of Mandarin pronunciation. Students read and discuss supplemental materials including Chinese proverbs and folk stories.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
NW Non-Western
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
CHIN 300Advanced Chinese3.00
In-depth study of grammar points that pose problems for students of Chinese, practice in composition, and the reading of contemporary literature.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
CHIN 301Chinese Conversation3.00
Emphasis on Chinese speaking and listening skills developed through reading and oral discussion of contemporary texts, along with some literature selections. .
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
CHIN 351Chinese Civilization and Culture3.00
Introductory survey of the growth and development of Chinese civilization with emphasis on philosophy, literature, the arts, and society from ancient antiquity to the present. Taught in Chinese.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
CHIN 399Chinese Study Abroad Program6.00 - 18.00
Formal study abroad of Chinese language, literature, and culture gained during a semester of study at Fudan University in Shanghai, China, or Peking University in Beijing, China. Information on the program is available in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Programs must be approved by the Department before departure, and consent of instructor is required.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
CHIN 498Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
For advanced students who are capable of independent work. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for maximum of six credits.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of Chinese 202 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
 
ENGED - English EducationTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ENGED 275Developing Literacy3.00
Introduction to language and literacy development from birth through age 12/13. Considers current theories of language acquisition, emergent literacy, and the roles literature, reading, and writing play in the development of language competence, including the study of phonics. Must be taken concurrently with the lab experience ENGED 275, section 501 (0 credits); approximately 27 sessions. Prior to and during the lab experience, students receive training to support them as they tutor elementary students in literacy. This provides a hands-on opportunity to observe school children's literacy as it develops and to apply course concepts to enhance the children's literacy development.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 339Teaching High School English3.00
Methods of English instruction in the junior and senior high schools; the use of literature, mass media, and other aids in developing skills in listening, speaking, writing, and reading.
Prerequisites:
Admission to Teacher Education Program or consent of instructor, completion of 12 credits of English courses, and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGED 370Reading and Language Arts Methods3.00
Study of the principles and techniques of teaching reading and the language arts of speaking, listening, and writing in the kindergarten/elementary/middle schools (ages 5-12/13; grades K-7/8). Emphasis is on developing competencies needed by elementary/middle school teachers to integrate reading and the other language arts instruction across the elementary/middle school curriculum. Course includes practicum of approximately 30 hours as assigned by instructor.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGED 275, and admission to the Teacher Education Program.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 406Children's Literature3.00
Study of the various types of fiction and nonfiction literatures published for, used with, or selected by children birth to age 12. Emphasis is on using children's literature across the content area with best practice instruction. Includes the selection, evaluation, appreciation, and use of children's literature and related media. Explores methods to help develop a child's interest in reading and ability to appreciate quality children's literature.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 418Language and Literature in the Middle Grades3.00
Study of strategies and techniques supporting the development of language skills through literary themes. By analyzing and responding to literature in a variety of genres, skills such as spelling, grammar, vocabulary building, literary techniques, and oral presentation will be targeted.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
ENGED 463Developing Literacy Pre K-33.00
Study of the design and implementation of developmentally appropriate curricula and instruction in the language arts that foster the concept of emergent literacy. Emphasis is on the development of language (both oral and written) and literacy from birth through third grade.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGED 370 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGED 464Developing Literacy Grades 4-123.00
Study of the design and implementation of language arts curricula and instruction in grades 4-12. Emphasis is on language development (oral and written) and literacy from the 4 -12 grades and developmental instruction, focusing on creating strategic lifelong readers and writers.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGED 370 or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGED 465Content Area Literacy3.00
Study of the use of literacy processes in developing student learning in the content areas. Emphasis on the integration of learning theory and subject matter knowledge in planning instruction which makes profitable use of text and writing to meet curriculum goals.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 481Seminars in Education1.00 - 3.00
Selected topics and problems in the area of teacher education. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or problem is studied each time.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 606Advanced Children's Literature3.00
Advanced study of the various types of fiction and nonfiction literatures published for, used with, or selected by children birth to age 12. Emphasis is on using children's literature across the content areas with best practice instruction. Includes the selection, evaluation, appreciation, and use of children's literature and related media. Explores methods to help develop a child's interest in reading and ability to appreciate quality children's literature.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 618Middle Level Literature3.00
Study of classic and current readings in middle level literature in conjunction with a discussion of the English language arts and literacy skills and concepts typically addressed in grades 5-8. Engaging instructional strategies and assessment tasks will also be emphasized.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGED 663Advanced Study of Literacy Pre K-33.00
Study of the design and implementation of developmentally appropriate curricula and instruction in the language arts that foster the concept of emergent literacy. Focuses on the development of language (both oral and written) and literacy from birth through third grade.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGED 664Advanced Literacy Grades 4-123.00
Study of the design and implementation of language arts curricula and instruction in grades 4-12. Focuses on creating strategic lifelong readers and writers.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGED 665Advanced Content Area Literacy3.00
Study of the use of literacy processes in developing student learning in the content areas. Emphasis is on the integration of learning theory and subject matter knowledge in planning instruction which makes profitable use of test and writing to meet curriculum goals.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 681Seminars in Education1.00 - 3.00
Selected topics and problems in the area of teacher education. May be taken in several units provided a different topic or problem is studied each time.
Typically Offered:
Fall or Spring Terms
ENGED 701Introduction to Reading Difficulties3.00
Investigation of various aspects of reading difficulties so that special reading teachers and classroom teachers can provide effective reading instruction to readers of a variety of abilities. Strategies for diagnosis and remediation of reading difficulties at the elementary and secondary levels will be considered. It is strongly recommended that students in this course enroll in ENGED 702 during the following semester.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGED 702Reading Difficulties Practicum3.00
Practicum in which theories and instructional strategies learned in ENGED 701 are put into practice as the student plans and conducts a program of diagnosis and instruction for elementary-level and secondary-level readers of a variety of abilities. Clinical experiences are designed to develop the student's skill as a diagnostician and teacher of readers of varying abilities.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ENGED 701.
Typically Offered:
Summer Only
ENGED 705The K-12 Literacy Program3.00
In-depth study of K-12 literacy programs. Emphasis is on characteristics of effective school literacy programs and methods of planning, developing, and evaluating effective programs.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGED 709History of Reading3.00
Exploration of philosophical orientations to literacy instruction with a study of the research base. Students will investigate the history of literacy instruction as well as the most important research studies to affect instruction.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGED 751MSE-Reading Portfolio0.00
Capstone experience of the student's program demonstrating professional growth through reflections on best-practice skills and knowledge gained throughout the coursework. Satisfactory completion of the portfolio as ascertained by the student's program advisor fulfills the state of Wisconsin portfolio requirement for licensure.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 752Educational Research Project3.00
A literacy research project designed and carried out by a student with the advice and approval of the research advisor. Research advisor consent is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
ENGED 781Independent Study2.00 - 4.00
Specially designed study to allow the graduate student to pursue specific areas of need or interest. Instructor consent is required to enroll in this course.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
 
ENGL - EnglishTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ENGL 189English elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
ENGL 211British Literature I3.00
Survey of masterpieces and transitional works to 1789.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGL 212British Literature II3.00
Survey of masterpieces and transitional works from 1789 to the present.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 221American Literature I3.00
Survey of principal American writers from the Colonial Period through the mid-19th Century.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGL 222American Literature II3.00
Survey of principal American writers from the mid-19th century to the present.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 228Multi-Ethnic American Literature3.00
Survey of a variety of multi-ethnic American literatures, including Native American, African-American, Hispanic, Latino/a, Asian American, and various European- American writings starting with the oral traditions up the 20th Century.
General Education Attributes:
DIV Diversity
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 229Literature by Women3.00
Survey of British and American women's literature from the Middle Ages to the Contemporary Period. Women's literature across cultures, genres, and time periods.
General Education Attributes:
DIV Diversity
HL Humanities-Literature
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGL 241World Literature I3.00
Survey of selected literary works in translation from the Ancient World through the mid-17th Century. Includes works from the Western and non-Western world.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
NW Non-Western
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGL 242World Literature II3.00
Survey of selected literary works in translation from the late 17th Century through the Contemporary Period. Includes works from the Western and non-Western world.
General Education Attributes:
HL Humanities-Literature
NW Non-Western
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 289English Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
ENGL 311Shakespeare I3.00
Study of representative comedies, histories, and tragedies through "Hamlet."
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
ENGL 312Shakespeare II3.00
Study of selected problem comedies, later tragedies, and romances.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 315Chaucer3.00
Study of Chaucer's major writings and the historical and intellectual conditions that produced the writer and his works.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
ENGL 318Nonfiction Literature and Literacy3.00
Critical analysis and response to the structure and content of historic and contemporary nonfiction works in a variety of genres, including humorous writings, essays, speeches, professional articles, and memoirs.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 326Major Author3.00
Study of selected writings of a major literary figure or figures. May be repeated for credit with different author or pair of authors.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 328Multi-Ethnic American Novels3.00
Study of novels by contemporary multi-ethnic American writers.
General Education Attributes:
DIV Diversity
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 331British Literary Periods3.00
Study of British poetry, prose, and the literary developments in a specific British literary period. May be repeated for credit with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGL 332American Literary Periods3.00
Study of American poetry, prose, and the literary developments in a specific American literary period. May be repeated for credit with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 368Short Story I (Pre 1945)3.00
Study of the genre of the historic short story to 1945.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 369Short Story II (Post 1945)3.00
Study of the genre of the contemporary short story after 1945.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 389English Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
ENGL 405History of the English Language3.00
Development of English from 449 A.D. to the present. Code 2.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
ENGL 426Popular 20th Century Writers3.00
Study of writings of five popular American and British 20th century writers: Huxley, Golding, Salinger, Plath, Cisneros.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGL 436Hemingway's Artistry3.00
Study of Hemingway's fiction through a consideration of his artistic vision. Prerequisite: Three credits of literature or consent of instructor.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 446Key American Modernist Writers3.00
Study of the writings of three major American modernist writers: Crane, Anderson, O'Connor.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 456Avant-Garde Literature3.00
Study of the development of the Avant-Garde as a specific component of modern and postmodern literature.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 460Special Topics in Literature3.00
Studies in literary themes, genres, theories, or history. May be repeated for credit with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
ENGL 466Modern Poetry and Drama3.00
Study of various sub-genres in modern and contemporary poetry and drama.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 3 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
ENGL 479Literary Criticism3.00
Historical survey of literary theory. Discussion of classical and subsequent critical theories pertaining to the function, understanding, and appreciation of literature.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of 6 credits of ENGL courses.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 489English Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Typically Offered:
ENGL 491Senior Capstone Experience0.00
Required culminating senior year project. Students work closely with an English faculty member to further develop a research project initiated in a course from Category 4, 5, or 6 within the Major. The project will be presented in a public forum and will have both a written and an oral component. Pass-Fail. Arranged.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having completed 3 credits of 300 or 400 level English course.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
ENGL 498Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
Advanced study for students who have shown themselves capable of independent work, carried on under direction of a staff member chosen by the student with approval of the department chair. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
 
FLAN - Foreign LanguageTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
FLAN 189Foreign Language Elective1.00 - 14.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Typically Offered:
FLAN 289Foreign Language Elective1.00 - 14.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Typically Offered:
FLAN 389Foreign Language Elective1.00 - 14.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Typically Offered:
FLAN 489Foreign Language Elective1.00 - 14.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Typically Offered:
 
FREN - FrenchTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
FREN 101Beginning French I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. Practice in reading and writing. Only for students with no previous French study.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
FREN 102Beginning French II3.00
Continuation of FREN 101. Appropriate for someone with up to two years of high school French.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
FREN 189French Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
FREN 201Intermediate French I3.00
Intensive oral practice; review of fundamentals of French; conversation; reading. Appropriate for someone with two or three years of high school French.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
FREN 202Intermediate French II3.00
Continuation of FREN 201.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
FREN 289French elective1.00 - 99.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
FREN 300Advanced French Grammar and Writing3.00
Further development of the student's ability to speak, read, write, and comprehend spoken French through the study of grammar, literature, and/or film.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
FREN 301Advanced French Conversation3.00
Emphasis on speaking and listening skills developed through study of film, or reading and oral discussions of contemporary texts, as well as some literature selections.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
FREN 303History of Paris in French3.00
The history, culture/society, philosophy, and literature of France through the centuries will be viewed through the prism of Paris's national treasures: famous squares, monuments and museums. Students will travel to Paris and learn about Nortre Dame's architectural wonders, the legend of St. Denis, the sculptures on the iconic Arc de Triomphe, and much more. Cannot be taken concurrently with WLLC 203.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
FREN 325Survey of French/Francophone Literature and Culture3.00
Study of selected French/Francophone literature from several time periods and its interrelation with French culture, focusing on speaking, writing, listening, and reading comprehension of French.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
FREN 360Special Topics in French/Francophone Literature, Culture, and/or Civilization3.00
Studies in French/Francophone literature, culture, and/or civilization. Taught in French. May be repeated up to nine credits with different content.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
FREN 379French Short-Term Study Abroad1.00 - 6.00
This course provides training in French listening, speaking, reading, and writing during a short-term study abroad program in Martinique or in another French-speaking region of the world. This study abroad program can be faculty-led or it can be provided by a French language school. Students who wish to take FREN 379 must receive the approval of the French Program and the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures before registering for the course. May be repeated one time with different content.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
FREN 389French elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
FREN 399French Study Abroad6.00 - 18.00
Students travel abroad and study French language, literature, and culture gained during a semester at Bishops University in Sherbrooke, Quebec, or at another foreign university which must be approved by WLLC's French Program before student's departure. Information on the Quebec program is available in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Programs must be approved before departure by WLLC Department, and consent of the French Instructor is required.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
FREN 489French elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
FREN 498French Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
For advanced students who have successfully completed upper-division level in French and are capable of independent work. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
 
GERM - GermanTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
GERM 101Beginning German I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. Practice in reading and writing. Only for students with no previous German study.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is having no High School German; otherwise German placement test must be taken or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
GERM 102Beginning German II3.00
Continuation of GERM 101.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 101, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
GERM 189German Elective1.00 - 24.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
GERM 201Intermediate German I3.00
Intensive oral practice; review of fundamentals of German; conversation; reading.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 102, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
GERM 202Intermediate German II3.00
Contemporary German usage through the reading and oral discussion of various modern short stories. Practice in writing.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 201, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
GERM 289German Elective1.00 - 24.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
GERM 301German Conversation I3.00
Emphasis on speaking and listening skills developed through reading and oral discussion of contemporary texts, along with some literature selections.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
GERM 302German Conversation II3.00
Similar to GERM 301, but deals with different conversational topics.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
GERM 344German Colloquy3.00
Conversation in German based on readings in German literature or in some other area for which suitable texts are available. Practice with grammar and writing. May be repeated for a total of nine credits with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
GERM 351German Communication-Culture I3.00
Emphasis on the communicative use of German in classroom discussions and in short writings, based on the study of authentic texts and videos which reflect the contemporary German-speaking world. Practice with German grammar.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
GERM 352German Communication-Culture II3.00
Similar to GERM 351, but deals with different texts and videos.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of GERM 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
GERM 389German Elective1.00 - 24.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
GERM 399German Study Abroad6.00 - 18.00
Formal study abroad of German language, literature, and culture gained during a semester of formal study at the Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg, Germany. Information on the official exchange program between UW-Superior and the Carl von Ossietzky University is available in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Programs must be approved by the department before departure.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
GERM 498Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
For advanced students who have successfully completed upper-division-level courses in German and are capable of independent work. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
 
JAPA - JapaneseTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
JAPA 101Beginning Japanese I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on development of listening and speaking skills. Practice with reading and writing. Japanese script (hiragana, katakana and kanji) is taught from the beginning of the course. Presumes no previous language study.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
 
SPAN - SpanishTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
SPAN 101Beginning Spanish I3.00
Study of language fundamentals with emphasis on listening, speaking, and reading skills. Practice in writing. Only for students with no previous Spanish study, or consent of instructor.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
SPAN 102Beginning Spanish II3.00
Continuation of SPAN 101.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 101, or appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
SPAN 189Spanish Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
SPAN 201Intermediate Spanish I3.00
Review of grammar. Emphasis on oral skills, writing, and reading of Spanish.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 102, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Only
SPAN 202Intermediate Spanish II3.00
Continuation of SPAN 201.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 201, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Spring Term Only
SPAN 289Spanish Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
SPAN 300Advanced Spanish3.00
In-depth study of grammar points that pose problems for students of Spanish, practice in composition, and the reading of contemporary literature.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
SPAN 301Conversational Spanish3.00
Speaking skills developed through reading and discussion of contemporary texts.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
SPAN 303Latin American Culture and Civilization3.00
Study in the cultural production of Latin American literature, music, art, and film in the context of contemporary Latin-American history.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Fall Term Every Other Year
SPAN 307An Exploration of Spanish Speaking Cultures0.00 - 3.00
In this study abroad course the history, culture and folklore of the Spanish Speaking World will be explored through a myriad of Spanish and Latin American literary tests, music, and film. Students will also have the opportunity to interact directly in Spanish with native speakers through a variety of activities woven into the course. During this course the students will have the opportunity to visit historic sites and museums to allow them to experience the culture firsthand. Reading, writing, and oral work will be done in Spanish. Course may be repeated for credit with different study abroad experience.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 201, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
SPAN 315Voices of Hispanic Women3.00
Course taught in Spanish focusing on the lives and experiences of Hispanic women writers, artists, and filmmakers from Latin America, the United States, and Spain. Examines the present status of women as they leave the traditional setting of home and emerge into the public sphere of influence and power. Studies the effects of poverty, war, and revolution on women and their families as well as the impact of immigration on identity and self.
General Education Attributes:
DIV Diversity
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
SPAN 350Latino Culture in the U.S.3.00
This course, taught in Spanish, introduces the art, literature, and history of Chicanos or Mexican-Americans, Puerto-Rican Americans, and Cuban-Americans.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
SPAN 360Special Topics in Literature and Culture3.00 - 9.00
Studies in Hispanic literature and/or culture. Taught in Spanish. May be repeated for up to nine credits with different content.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SPAN 202, appropriate placement test score, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
SPAN 389Spanish Elective1.00 - 12.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
SPAN 399Spanish Study Abroad1.00 - 6.00
Formal study of the Spanish language, culture, and literature at selected schools. Students attend lectures on Spanish-speaking countries, culture and history, the environment, women's issues, literature and the arts. Includes home stays with families and opportunities for travel within the country. Information on schools is available in the Department of Language and Literature. Program must be approved by the Department of Language and Literature before departure.
Typically Offered:
SPAN 399Study Abroad1.00 - 6.00
Formal study of the Spanish language, culture, and literature usually at UW-Superior's cooperating institution in Costa Rica. Students attend lectures on Spanish-speaking countries, culture and history, the environment, women's issues, literature and the arts. Includes home stays with families and opportunities for travel within the country. Information is available in the Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Program must be approved by the department before departure and consent of the instructor is required.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
SPAN 489Spanish Elective1.00 - 9.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-S course.
Typically Offered:
SPAN 498Independent Study1.00 - 6.00
For advanced students who have successfully completed upper-division-level courses in Spanish and are capable of independent work. Studies carried on under direction of instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.
Typically Offered:
Fall and Spring Terms
 
WLLC - World Lang. Lit. and CultureTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
WLLC 203History of Paris, Versailles and the Chateaux: The Presents(ce) of the Past3.00
The history, culture/society, philosophy, and literature of Paris through the centuries will be viewed through the prism of its national treasures: famous squares, monuments and museums. Students will learn about Nortre Dame's architectural wonders, the legend of St. Denis, the sculptures on the iconic Arc de Triomphe, and much more. Cannot be taken concurrently with FREN 303.
General Education Attributes:
HHE World Lang, Culture, Philos
Typically Offered:
Spring Term every other Year
WLLC 207An Exploration of the World of Spanish Speaking Cultures0.00 - 3.00
In this study abroad course the history, culture and folklore of the Spanish speaking world will be explored through a myriad of literary texts, music, and film (either in Spanish or translation). Students will also have the opportunity to interact directly in Spanish with other native speakers through a variety of activities woven into the course. During this course the students will have the opportunity to visit historic sites and museums to allow them to experience the culture firsthand. Reading, writing and oral work will be done in English and/or Spanish. Course may be repeated for credit with different study abroad experience.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
 
WLLED - World Lang,Lit,Cultures EducTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
WLLED 339Methods of Teaching World Languages3.00
Examination of the teaching-learning situation in the classroom. Lecture, discussion, written reports, and simulated teaching (i.e. micro-teaching). Required course for prospective teachers of world languages.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is admission to the Teacher Education Program, and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand

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