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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Letters and Science


URB STD Urban Studies Program



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150 Multicultural America. 3 cr. U. Cross-cultural study of U.S. ethnic and racial identities from an urban studies perspective, with attention to African-, Asian-, Hispanic-, and Native-American experiences.|Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.
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.
250 Exploring the Urban Environment. 3 cr. U. The nature of the city, the processes that effect change, and the future of the city.|Prereq: none.
289 Internship in Urban Studies, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of Urban Studies 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: intro course in Urb Std or related area; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
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.
360 Perspectives on the Urban Scene: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Topics related to the structure, growth, and change of the urban environment.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.
377 Urbanism and Urbanization. 3 cr. U. Theoretical perspectives, substantive themes, and methodological approaches to the study of cities. Impact of historical development and changing spatial patterns on social behavior in metropolitan areas.|Sociol 377 & Urb Std 377 are jointly-offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & a Sociol 100-level course; or Urb Std 250(P).
381 Honors Seminar: (Subtitled). 3H cr. U. Selected topics.|Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
489 Internship in Urban Studies, Upper Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of advanced principles of urban studies 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 Urb Std or related area; 2.5 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. 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.|Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog, contact CIE Overseas Programs, PER 166, 229-5182.
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.
600 Capstone Seminar in Urban Studies. 3 cr. U. Seminar on concepts, methods, and approaches to field of Urban Studies; readings and discussions on urban scholarship; students produce research proposals tailored to their interests.|Prereq: sr st; declared Urb Std major.
625 Law and Urban Poverty. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the relationship between law and poverty, with emphasis upon federal legislative attempts in specific problem areas to alleviate the condition of poverty.|Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
639 Health Care and Public Policy in the United States. 3 cr. U/G. Health care policies in the United States.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
699 Independent Reading. 3 cr. U. Advanced readings and study in Urban Studies.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

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