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L&S Majors

ANTHROPOLOGY ASTRONOMY
ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
CHEMISTRY CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
FIRST YEAR SEMINARS GEOGRAPHY
GEOSCIENCES HONORS COLLEGE
L&S NATURAL SCIENCE MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES
MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS PHYSICS
PSYCHOLOGY

Non-L&S Majors

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES CIVIL ENGINEERING
COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
KINESIOLOGY MATERIALS
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING


Special Notations and Restrictions



Humanities
ANTHROPOLOGY (Anthro)
301 Human Evolution and Variation
402 Primate Evolution
403 The Human Skeleton
ASTRONOMY (Astron)
103 Survey of Astronomy
NS+ 104 Astronomy Laboratory
NS+ 185 Astronomy for Pre-Education Majors
211 Principles of Astronomy
H 381 Honors Seminar: Astronomy VC
ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES (Atm Sci)
NS+ 100 Survey of Meteorology
106 Principles and Forecasting of the Weather
108 Rain and Snow
109 Thunderstorms, Tornadoes and Hurricanes
110 The Origin, Composition and Structure of Planetary Atmospheres
H 381 Honors Seminar:Atmospheric Sciences VC
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (Bio Sci)
NS+ 100 Survey of Zoology
NS+ 101 General Survey of Microbiology
NS+ 102 Elements of Biology
C* 103 Topics in Modern Biology: Subtitle VC
NS+ 104 Plants in Today's World
NS+ 150 Foundations of Biological Science I
NS+ 152 Foundations of Biological Science II
NS+ 170 Human Anatomy and Physiology
NS+ CC 185 Introductory Biology for Teachers
NS+ 201 Human Structure and Function
NS+ 203 Anatomy and Physiology II
CC 206 Biology of Women
220 Great Discoveries in Biology
H 380 Honors Seminar:Biology VC
CHEMISTRY (Chem)
100 Chemical Science
NS+ 101 Chemical Science
NS+ 102 General Chemistry
NS+ 103 Survey of Biochemistry
NS+ 104 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis
NS+ 105 General Chemistry for Engineering
NS+ 106 Chemistry in the World Around Us - Chemistry for the Non-Science Major
NS+ 185 Basic Chemistry for Teachers
H 381 Honors Seminar:Chemistry VC
CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (CES)
CC 210 Introduction to Conservation and Environmental Science
290 Seminar: Cool Power to Slow Global Warming
FIRST YEAR SEMINARS (FrstSm)
XXX C* 194 Freshman Seminar (Natural Science):Subtiltle
GEOGRAPHY (Geog)
NS+ 120 Our Physical Environment
CC 125 Introduction to Environmental Geography
128 Introduction to Caves and Caving
306 Natural Hazards (formerly 205)
GEOSCIENCES (Geo Sci)
NS+ 100 Introduction to the Earth
NS+ 102 Principles of Historical Geology
104 Gems and Gemstones
105 Earth, Air, Fire and Water
106 The Earth Environment
NS+ 108 A History of Life
111 Geology of the National Parks
115 Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
120 Geology of the Planets
150 Introduction to Ocean Sciences
NS+ 151 Ocean Sciences Laboratory
NS+ 185 Introductory Earth Science for Teachers
208 Geology of Wisconsin
210 World Resources: Minerals and Fuels
NS+ 250 Marine Science at Sea: A Hands-on Labratory
H 381 Honors Seminar:Geological Sciences VC
HONORS COLLEGE (Honors)
H 352 University Honors Seminar in the natural sciences: Subtitle (formerly 682) VC
L&S NATURAL SCIENCE (L&S NS)
NS+ 181 Big Ideas in Science
C* 295 Seminar in the Natural Sciences: Subtitle VC
MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES (Math)
205 Introductory Finite Mathematics
211 Survey in Calculus and Analytic Geometry
H 221 Honors Calculus
225 Calculus with Precalculus I
226 Calculus with Precalculus II
231 Calculus and Analytic Geometry
H 381 Honors Seminar:Mathematics VC
MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS (MthStat)
215 Elementary Statistical Analysis
PHYSICS (Physics)
107 Physics in Everyday Life
NS+ 108 Laboratory for Physics in Everyday Life
109 Light and Color
110 Physics for Health Professions
120 General Physics I
NS+ 121 General Physics, Lab I
122 General Physics II
NS+ 123 General Physics, Lab II
133 High Points of Physics for Beginners
NS+ 185 Basic Physics for Teachers
209 Physics I
210 Physics II
NS+ 214 Lab Physics I
NS+ 215 Lab Physics II
H 381 Honors Seminar:Physics VC
PSYCHOLOGY (Psych)
254 Physiological Psychology
Humanities-Non-L&S Majors
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES (BMS)
205 Introduction to Diagnostic Medicine
232 Introduction to Nutrition
CIVIL ENGINEERING (Civ Eng)
150 Builders for Civilization and Environment
COMPUTER SCIENCE (CompSci)
150 Survery of Computer Science
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (ElecEng)
150 Electronic Technology in the World Around Us
KINESIOLOGY (Kin)
230 Health Aspects of Exercise and Nutrition (formerly 310)
MATERIALS (MatEng)
NS+ 150 It's a Material World: The Role of Materials in Society
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (MechEng)
NS+ 150 How Things Work: Understanding Technology

Special Notations and Restrictions


CD = Satisfies Cultural Diversity

NS += Natural Science laboratory course

H = Honors seminar

CC = Cultures & Communities

C* = Some sections (topics) may satisfy CC. Check the UWM Schedule of Classes , Cultures and Communities Program Office web site, or call 414-229-5960 for CC-approved topics.

OS = Only Subtitle approved for GER distribution

CD,OS = Only subtitles approved for GER distribution and Cultural Diversity

OSC = Only subtitles approved for GER and Cultures and Communities Program

CD,OSC = Only subtitles approved for GER, Cultural Diversity, and Cultures and Communities Program

VC = Variable content course; see the course listing in the UWM Undergraduate Catalog for conditions underwhich course may be repeated