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  3. UWM Foreign Language Courses & GER Status

Not all combinations of language courses satisfy the GER Foreign Language Requirement. Consult the UWM Undergraduate Catalog and your advisor to determine if the courses you choose are appropriate for the requirement. Consult the UWM Undergraduate Catalog for all language course prerequisites.

Department Name Program Crs Num Course Name Satisfies Req Comments
Celtic






103 First Sem. Gaelic Yes


104 Second Sem. Gaelic Yes
Ethnic Studies






250 Selected Topics in Ethnic Studies: First Semester Ojibwe
Yes Only Ojibwe Language topics count toward the GER Foreign Language Requirement


350 Advanced Topics in Ethnic Comparative Studies: Second Semester Ojibwe
Yes Only Ojibwe Language topics count toward the GER Foreign Language Requirement


350 Advanced Topics in Comparative Ethnic Studies: Intermediate Ojibwe Language
Yes Only Ojibwe Language topics count toward the GER Foreign Language Requirement


350 Advanced Topics in Comparative Ethnic Studies: Conversational Ojibwe Language
Yes Only Ojibwe Language topics count toward the GER Foreign Language Requirement
Ex Ed






301 Am Sign Lang I Yes


302 Am Sign Lang II Yes
F Lang & Ling





Arabic





101 First Sem Arabic Yes


102 Second Sem Arabic Yes

Chinese





101 First Sem Chinese Yes 5 credits


102 Second Sem Chinese Yes 5 credits

Classics





103 Intro Classical Greek I Yes


104 Intro Classical Greek II Yes


103 Elem Latin I Yes


104 Elem Latin II Yes


150 Intensive Latin No 4 credits, no second semester, not a prerequisite for further study of the language.

F Lang & Ling





103 First Sem Uncommon Lang Yes 1-4 credits


104 Second Sem Uncommon Lang Yes 1-4 credits

F Lang & Ling





102 Uncommon Lang: Intensive First Sem Yes 5-7 credits


202 Uncommon Lang: Intensive Second Sem Yes 5-7 credits

German





101 First Sem German Yes


102 Second Sem German Yes


110 Elem Spoken German No 2 credits, no second semester, not a prerequisite for further study of the language.


170 First Sem Dutch No No second semester

Hebrew Studies





051 Intro Modern Hebrew I Yes 2 credits


052 Intro Modern Hebrew II Yes 2 credits


053 Intro Modern Hebrew III Yes 2 credits


101 First Sem Hebrew Yes


102 Second Sem Hebrew Yes


103 Intro Yiddish I Yes


104 Intro Yiddish II Yes


105 Intro Biblical Hebrew I Yes


106 Intro Biblical Hebrew II Yes

Japanese





101 First Sem Japanese Yes 5 credits


102 Second Sem Japanese Yes 5 credits

Korean





101 First Sem Korean Yes 5 credits


102 Second Sem Korean Yes 5 credits

Linguistics





161 First Sem Hmong Literacy Yes


162 Second Sem Hmong Literacy Yes


163 First Sem Lao Literacy Yes


164 Second Sem Lao Literacy Yes

Slavic Lang





101 First Sem Polish Yes


102 Second Sem Polish Yes


101 First Sem Russian Yes


102 Second Sem Russian Yes


101 First Sem Serbo-Croatian Yes


102 Second Sem Serbo-Croatian Yes
Fren Ital & Comp Lit





French





103 First Sem French Yes


104 Second Sem French Yes


110 French for Travelers No 2 credits, no second semester, not a prerequisite for further study of the language.


113 Intensive French I Yes Counts as a repeat of French 103.


114 Intensive French II Yes Counts as a repeat of French 104.

Italian





103 First Sem Italian Yes


104 Second Sem Italian Yes


110 Italian for Travelers No 2 credits, no second semester, not a prerequisite for further study of the language.


113 Intensive Italian I Yes Counts as repeat of Ital 103


114 Intensive Italian II Yes Counts as repeat of Ital 104
Global Studies






299 (Fall 2010 only) Ad Hoc: First-Semester Afrikaans Yes Currently, only offered for Fall 2010. May be offered in the future under another course number. Only Afrikaans Language course titles of Global Studies 299 count toward the GER Foreign Language Requirement.


299 (Spring 2001 only) Ad Hoc: Second-Semester Afrikaans Yes Currently, only offered for Spring 2011. May be offered in the future under another course number. Only Afrikaans Language course titles of Global Studies 299 count toward the GER Foreign Language Requirement.
Span & Portuguese





Portuguese





103 First Sem Portuguese Yes


104 Second Sem Portuguese Yes


110 Accelerated Portuguese I Yes May not be combined with Portuguese 103 to satisfy the GER foreign Language Requirement.


111 Accelerated Portuguese II Yes

Spanish





103 First Sem Spanish Yes


104 Second Sem Spanish Yes


110 Intensive Crs in Spoken Spanish I Yes Not a prerequisite for further study of the language. May not be combined with Spanish 103 to satisfy the GER Foreign Language Requirement.


111 Intensive Crs in Spoken Spanish II Yes Not a prerequisite for further study of the language.


119 Spanish for Social Services and Law Enforcement I Yes Not a prerequisite for further study of the language. May not be combined with Spanish 103 to satisfy the GER Foreign Language Requirement.


120 Spanish for Health & Soc Serv I Yes Not a prerequisite for further study of the language. May not be combined with Spanish 103 to satisfy the GER Foreign Language Requirement.


121 Spanish for Health & Soc Serv II Yes Not a prerequisite for further study of the language.