General Studies (MCLG)

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U 100H Introduction to Latin American Studies 3 cr. Offered autumn or spring.   Same as ANTH 100H.   Multi-disciplinary survey and introduction to Latin America from pre-Columbian times to the present.

U 160L Classical Mythology 3 cr. Offered every spring; offered intermittently in summer. Same as LS 160L. Deities and myths of the Greeks and Romans, with emphasis on those of most importance to Western literature and art.

U 170 Myth Seminar: Honors 1 cr.   Offered every spring.    Same as LS 170.   Coreq., MCLG/LS 160L.   Research, writing, and discussion about the mythologies of the Greeks and Romans in a small group setting.

U 193 Omnibus Variable cr. (R‑10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work. See index.

U 195 Special Topics Variable cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses or one‑time offerings of current topics.

U 198 Cooperative Education Experience Variable cr. (R‑9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office.

U 210H Japanese Culture and Civilization   3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as AS, JPNS and LS 210H. The historical religious, artistic, literary and social developments in Japan from earliest times to the present.

U 211H Chinese Culture and Civilization   3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as AS and LS 211H. A comprehensive study of Chinese culture and civilization in the man­ifold aspects of anthropology, sociology, economics, history, literature, religion, and philosophy.

U 222L The German Cinema 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as LS 282L. The development of the German film from its beginnings in 1895 down throu­gh the contemporary New German Cinema. Topics include Expressionism, New Objectivity, the Nazi film, the German contribution to Hollywood, and the post‑w­ar film in East and West Ger­many. Credit not allowed for LS 282L, MCLG 222L and GERM 361L.

U 231H Germanic Mythology and Culture 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as LS 221H. Germanic culture and mythology from 200 B.C. to 1200 A.D. Topics include the Germanic pan­theon, Germanic religious practices, Germanic migrations, and major literary masterpieces. Credit not allowed for LS 221H, MCLG 231H and GERM 362H.

U 250L Survey of Classical Greek and Latin Literature 3 cr.   Offered intermittently.   Same as LS 250L.   Primary literature of major Greek and Latin authors of the classical period.   Emphasis on the development of genres and on Greece’s influence upon Rome.   All readings in English.

U 251L The Epic 3 cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently. Same as LS 251L. Reading, study and discussion of epic poems. Selections will vary from Western and non‑Weste­rn traditions.

U 252L Tragedy 3 cr. (R‑6) Same as LS 252L. Offered intermittently.   A study of the literary, artistic and philo­sophical dimensions of tragedy. Selections will vary.

U 293 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.   See index.

U 295 Special Topics Variable cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one‑time offerings of current topics.

U 296 Independent Study Variable cr.  (R-6) Offered autumn and spring.

UG 301H Classical Greece 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as HIST 301H.   Greek history from the earliest times throu­gh the Macedonian ascendancy, based on the writings of Greek historians.

UG 302H Classical Greece II:   Ancient Greek Social History 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as HIST 302H. Various aspects of personal, social, and political life of classical times in Greece.   Primary readings in various ancient authors supplemented by audio-visual or other informational presentations.

UG 303H Classical Rome 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as HIST 303H. Roman history from the time of the Kings throu­gh the early Empire, based on the writings of the Roman historians.

UG 305L Introduction to Russian Literature 3 cr. Offered autumn.   Same as LS and RUSS 305L.   A survey of Russian poetry and prose from their beginnings (medieval period) to mid-nineteenth century.   Included are the works of Karamzin, Puskin, and Lermontov.

UG 306L Introduction to Russian Literature 3 cr.   Offered spring.   Same as LS and RUSS 306L. A survey of Russian poetry and prose from the mid-nineteenth century through the Symbolist period of the early 20 th century.   Included are he works of Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and the Symbolists.

U 309 Reading the City: Rome   3 cr.   Offered autumn.   Same as LS 309.    Prereq., previous acceptance in subsequent intersession Italy program.   Overview of the history of Rome from its beginnings until modern times, with lectures on various periods and artists across the spectrum of Italian art history.   Orientation to the city of Rome, practicalities of life and study in the city.

UG 311L Classical Japanese Literature in English Translation 3 cr. Offered autumn. Same as JPNS 311L.   Introduction to the classical literature of the Japanese court, ca. 7th to 14th century. Kojiki, Man'yoshu, Kokinshu, Genji Monogatari, and other major classics of the period.

UG 312L   Japanese Litera­ture from Medieval to Modern Times in English Translation 3 cr. Offered spring. Same as   JPNS 312L. Introduction to the literature of Japan from the 15th to the 20th century.

U 313L Classical Chinese Poetry in English Translation 3 cr.   Offered intermittently.   Same as AS, CHIN, and LS 313L.   The works of major Chinese poets to 1300 A.D.

U 314L Traditional Chinese Literature in English Translation 3 cr.   Offered intermittently.   Same as AS, CHIN, and LS 314L.   Highlights of Chinese literature to 1800; includes philosophy, poetry, prose, and fiction.

U 315L Major Hispanic Authors and Their Times 3 cr.   Offered autumn.   Same as LS 315L.   The intensive study of the life times, and works of a major Hispanic author.

U 319 UM Students in Rome 1 cr.   Offered intermittently.   Prereq., MCLG 309.   Approximately three-week experience in Rome.   Study of the classical, medieval, and modern city.   Presentation of research on site.

U 320 Women in Antiquity 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Same as LS and WS 320. Examination of varied sources from Ancient Greece, the Hellenistic World, and republican and imperial Rome to clarify the place of women in communities. Women’s contribution to community and the mechanisms by which communities attempted to socialize female populations.

U 330H German Culture to 1900 3 cr. Offered spring. Same as LS 321H. Overview of major events and currents in German culture to 1900 with emphasis on the arts, literature, and intellectual move­ments. Credit not al­lowed for both MCLG 330H and GERM 303.

U 331H German Culture from 1900 to Present 3 cr. Offered spring. Same as LS 322H.   Overview of major events and currents in German culture from 1900 to the present with emphasis on the arts, literature, and intellectual movements. Credit not allowed for MCLG 331H and GERM 304.

U 338 The French Cinema 3 cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently.   Same as FREN and LS 338.   An historical, aesthetic, and critical survey of the French cinema, from its beginnings in 1895 through the contemporary cinema (Muet, classical, Real­isme, Nouvelle Vogue, etc.) with an introduction to contemporary film criticism. Students taking the course for French credits are required to do research, reading, and writing in the French language.

U 345 Introduction to Spanish Section Study Abroad Program 3 cr.   Offered autumn semester.   Introduction to spring semester study abroad program in Spain or Latin America.

U 358 Latin American Civilization through Literature and Film 3 cr.   Offered in autumn odd-numbered years.   The development of the traditional society of Latin American civilization through the interaction of European, Indian and African elements.   Credit not allowed for both LS/MCLG 358 and SPAN 359.

UG 360H Ancient Greek Civilization and Culture   3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., ART 150H or 151H or consent of instr.   Same as ART 380H and LS 340H.   Slide‑lectu­re course. Ancient Greek works of art and architecture, related to and explained by contemporary ideas and values of Greek society.

UG 361H Roman and Early Christian Art in Context   3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., ART 150H or 151H or consent of instr.   Same as ART 381H and LS 341H. A survey of the various media used in Roman art; the social political, and economic contexts in which the media were developed; and the transition (technical, iconographic, and contextual) to the art of the Early Christian period.

U 362H Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy 3 cr.   Offered intermittently.   Same as LS 362H and PHIL 362H.   Examination of the thought of the philosophers of Greece and Rome as expressed in original works read in English translation.   Ancient philosophy studied within its historical, linguistic and cultural setting.

U 365E The Roots of Western Ethics 3 cr.   Offered intermittently.   Prereq., lower-division course in Perspective 5 or consent of instr.   Same as LS 325E.   Studies of the origins of Western ethical thinking in the original writings of Greek writers and their application to current situations.

U 380L Chinese Folktales 3 cr. Same as LS 311L. Offered intermittently. The study of the aspirations, desires, loves, fears, moral and aesthetic values of the Chinese people as expressed in their folk literature.

U 393 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.   See index.

U 395 Special Topics Variable cr. (R‑9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offering of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses or one‑time offerings of current topics.

U 396 Independent Study 1-9 cr. (R-9) Offered autumn and spring.

U 398 Cooperative Education Experience Variable cr. (R‑12) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of class­room learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office.

UG 410 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages 3 cr. Offered spring. Prereq., Ling 270; one of FREN 401, GERM 403, LAT 300, RUSS 302, or SPAN 405. Fundamental concepts, objectives and techniques in the teaching of foreign languages.

UG 413 Soviet Russian Literature 3 cr. Offered autumn.   Same as RUSS 413.   A chronological survey of Soviet Russian literature since 1917.

UG 431L Post-War Japanese Literature 3 cr. Offered spring odd-numbered years. Same as JPNS 431L. Introduction to issues, literature, and criticism of Japanese literature from the postwar (1945) through the contemporary period, using texts in English translation.

UG 432L Twentieth Century Chinese Fiction in English Translation 3 cr.   Offered intermittently.   Same as AS, CHIN, and LS 432L.   A survey of the principal works of Chinese fiction circa 1910-1990.

UG 440 Studies in Comparative Literature 3 cr. (R‑9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr. Same as ENLT 430 and LS 455. The study of important literary ideas, genres, trends and movements. Credit not allowed for the same topic in more than one course numbered 440, 494, ENLT 430 or LS 455.

U 493 Omnibus Variable cr. (R-10) Offered intermittently. University omnibus option for independent work.   See index.

UG 494 Seminar in Foreign Literatures 1‑3 cr. (R‑9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of instr. Specialized topics in various foreign literatures. Topics announced in class schedules. Credit not allowed for the same topic in more than one cour­se numbered 440, 494 or LS 455.

UG 495 Special Topics Variable cr. (R‑9) Offered intermittently. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses or one‑time offerings of current topics.

U 496 Independent Study Variable cr.   (R-6) Offered autumn and spring..

G 501 Research Methods 3 cr. Offered intermittently. Prereq., graduate standing in an M.A. program. Study of technical terms and overview of literary theory. Intensive analysis of research tools, materials and methods in literature, linguistics and pedagogy. Guid­ed work in writing components of a research paper or thesis. Re­quired of both thesis and non‑thesis candidates for an advanced degree in French, Ger­man, Spanish, or Interdisciplinary Studies which includes Classics.

G 522 Seminar in Comparative Literature 3 cr.   (R‑9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., grad­uate standing. Same as ENLT 522. Topics will vary.

G 594 Graduate Seminar Variable cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently.

G 596 Independent Study Vari­able cr. (R‑6) Offered intermittently.

G 598 Cooperative Education Experience Variable cr. (R‑9) Offered intermittently. Prereq., consent of department. Extended classroom experience which provides practical application of classroom learning during placements off campus. Prior approval must be obtained from the faculty supervisor and the Internship Services office.