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Writing Intensive courses areupper-level courses that are offered in departments throughoutthe University. Normally taken in a student's second or thirdyear, these courses are based in a specific academic disciplineand require frequent or regular attention to writing and instructionin the skills of academic writing.
The list of courses that satisfythe Writing Intensive requirement changes each year. The followinglist should be considered preliminary, courses that satisfy therequirement in a particular semester are designated "wi"in the course schedule for that semester. When there is a conflictbetween this Bulletin and the Course Schedule(s) regarding thedesignation of a course as Writing Intensive, then the informationin the Course Schedule takes precedence. Consult with the directorof University Writing if in doubt about whether a course satisfiesthe requirement in a specific semester.
BCOM 1a Composition
Prerequisite: Placementby the director of University Writing. Enrollment limited to 10per section. Successful completion of this course does NOT satisfythe first-year writing requirement.
A course in the fundamentalsof writing, required as a prerequisite to the University WritingSeminar for selected students identified by the Director of UniversityWriting. Several sections will be offered in the fall semester.
FWS 1a Foundational WritingSeminar
Prerequisite: Placementby the director of University Writing. Enrollment limited to15. Enrollment restricted to students who already have satisfiedthe USEM requirement.
A full-credit course for studentsbeyond the freshman year who have yet to meet the graduation requirementotherwise met by completing the University Writing Seminar (seebelow). As in the University Writing Seminar, the stress is onargumentative and stylistic strategies. Usually offered everyyear.
WL 1a University WritingSeminar
Enrollment limited to 17.May yield half-course credit toward rate of work and graduation.Two semester hour credits.
A preparatory course in collegewriting, with stress on writing sound argumentative essays thatdemonstrate mechanical and stylistic expertise. This course satisfiesthe first-year writing requirement. University Writing Seminarsare offered in conjunction with University Seminars in HumanisticInquiries and are limited to first-year students. Each studentis automatically enrolled in the University Writing Seminar connectedto the particular University Seminar in which he or she enrolls.Offered every semester.
Classic Texts in the AmericanExperience: Through the Civil War
The American Experience: Approachesto American Studies
Reporting Contemporary America
War and the American Imagination
Models of Development: ThirdWorld
Economic Anthropology: Productionand Distribution
General Biology Laboratory
Topics in Greek and Roman History
The Outsider as Artist andLover
Gender and Economics
EUROPEAN CULTURAL STUDIES
European Cultural Studies:The Proseminar
ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE
Lesbian and Gay Studies: Desire,Identity, and Representation
FRENCH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Topics in French Poetry
Topics in Francophone Literatures
Images of the Cosmos
Science and Technology in theTwentieth Century
Thought and Culture in ModernAmerica
The Making and Unmaking ofthe Mexican Revolution
Lyric Poetry and Drawing
Literary Journalism: The Artof Feature Writing
Introduction to Proofs
NEAR EASTERN AND JUDAICSTUDIES
Advanced Conversation and WritingSkills
The Voices of Jerusalem
History of the Hebrew Language
Introduction to Modern HebrewLiterature I
Advanced Survey of Hebrew andIsraeli Literature I
Advanced Survey of Hebrew andIsraeli Literature II
Philosophy of Law
Aesthetics: Painting, Photography,and Film
Seminar: Managing Ethnic Conflict
Seminar: Problems of NationalSecurity
Advanced Topics in DevelopmentalPsychology
(Fall term--Mr. DiZio only;Spring term--Ms. Zebrowitz only)
War and Possibilities of Peace
Marx and Freud
SPANISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Spanish Composition, Grammar,and Stylistics
Introduction to PeninsularSpanish Literature
Seminar in Literary and CulturalStudies
Dramatic Structure: Analysisand Application
Women in Culture and Society:A Multidisciplinary Perspective
Feminism for the Year 2000and Beyond
Reading and Writing Autobiography