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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Letters and Science


L&S SS L&S-Social Sciences



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100 Microcomputing Basics. 1 cr. U. An introduction to UWM computing systems, network communications, e-mail, Gopher and Hytelnet. Basics of disk operating system, wordprocessing, spreadsheets and data base management. Hands on experience.|Prereq: none.
103 Microcomputing in the Social Sciences. 1 cr. U. Processing of micro and macro level data by acquiring knowledge of spreadsheets and data base management softwares; accessing databases in social sciences on internet.|Prereq: L&S SS 100(P) or cons instr.
104 Internet Applications for the Social Sciences. 1 cr. U. Social sciences resources on the internet using information superhighway - Gopher, Mosiac; transfer of files using FTP; applications of window based spreadsheet software to process the data.|Prereq: L&S SS 100(P) or cons instr.
106 Med-Prep Seminar: Minority Physicians in America. 2 cr. U. A critical analysis of the role and function of minority physicians in America, including the history of minorities in medicine and the ethical issues facing physicians.|Prereq: enroll in Med-Prep Prog.
193 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered.|Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
268 (Pol Sci 268) Practicum in Mock Trial I. 1-3 cr. U. Introduction to the issues, concepts, and practice of mock trial.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Students may not earn more than a total of 9 cr in Pol Sci/L&S SS 268/468 combined. Prereq: none.
289 Internship in Social Sciences, Lower Division: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of social sciences in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate settings.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs work in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in social sciences; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
291 UROP Seminar. 1 cr. U. Discussion of the methodology and intellectual underpinnings of academic research. Required of all UROP participants.|Retakable to max 4 cr in any combination of L&S SS 291, 294, & 295. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; conc reg in UROP apprenticeship.
296 UROP Apprenticeship. 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.|One credit for 45 hrs research. Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP apprenticeship courses. Prereq: acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
468 (Pol Sci 468) Practicum in Mock Trial II. 1-3 cr. U. Continuation of the study of the issues, concepts, and practice of mock trial.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Students may not earn more than a total of 9 cr in Pol Sci/L&S SS 268/468 combined. Prereq: jr st; Commun/Pol Sci 268(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.
489 Internship in Social Sciences, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of advanced principles of social sciences in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in social sciences; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
496 UROP Apprenticeship, Upper-Level. 1-3 cr. U. Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff. One credit for 45 hrs research.|Retakable to 9 cr max in any combination of UROP Apprenticeship courses. Prereq: jr st; acceptance to UROP; prior or conc reg in UROP seminar.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
498 Washington Internship. 9 cr. U. Thirty-six hours of work per week in approved internships in Washington, D.C. supervised by the Washington Center for Learning Alternatives. Weekly seminar attendance.|Cr/no cr only. Prereq: jr st, nomination by Washington Intern Committee, & conc reg in appropriate 699 or other independent study course.
499 Ad Hoc: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.

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