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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


College of Letters and Science


GLOBAL Global Studies



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101 Introduction to Global Studies I: People and Politics. 3 cr. U. Fundamental aspects of globalization; how economic, political, and cultural globalism affects contemporary societies.|Prereq: none.
190 Think Tank Learning Community I: (Subtitled). 1 cr. U. Integration of social, artistic, and cultural forces into global business, economics, politics etc; discussion of case studies with working professionals.|Retakable once w/chg in topic. Students may earn a max of 8 cr in the combination of Global 190, 290, 390, & 490. Not open for cr to sophs, jrs, or srs. Prereq: fr st only.
192 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course 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.
193 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Specific topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course 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.
194 First-Year Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Selected topics announced in Schedule of Classes each time course 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.
199 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. For further information, consult the program director.|Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa, writ cons instr, progr dir & assoc dean for SAS.
201 Introduction to Global Studies II: Economics and the Environment. 3 cr. U. Link between International trade and environmental change; conditions related to global economy; political impact of environmental change; human dimensions of international trade and environmental change.|Prereq: none.
202 Introduction to Global Studies III: Globalization and Technology. 3 cr. U. Globalization and information technology: history of and current trends in global transfer of technology; contemporary issues in information technology; media convergences and divisions.|Prereq: none.
289 Internship in Global Studies, Lower Division. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of global studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|Min 40 hrs in internship req'd for 1 cr. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: Global 101(P); 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
290 Think Tank Learning Community II: (Subtitled). 1 cr. U. Application of concepts of globalization to case studies presented by working professionals.|Retakable once w/chg in topic. Students may earn a max of 8 cr in the combination of Global 190, 290, 390, & 490. Not open for cr to fr, jrs, or srs. Prereq: soph st only.
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.
311 Contexts for Global Management. 3 cr. U. How globalization can impact the success or failure of business decisions; how business decisions can impact globalization; management in a global context.|Prereq: jr st.
321 The Global City in History. 3 cr. U. Key issues in history of the global city from Mesopotamia to the age of globalization; changing role of urban centers; global dimensions of Milwaukee's history.|Prereq: jr st.
351 Language, Media, and Social Practice in Global Communications. 3 cr. U. Explores the impact of global communications on languages and cultures; examines implications of globalization for technologically mediated forms of communication and related social practices.|Prereq: jr st.
361 Environment and Sustainability. 3 cr. U/G. Different answers to "what is sustainability?" given by ecological and social thinkers.|Prereq: jr st; CES 210(C) or cons instr.
362 System Failure: Globalization and Language Extinction. 3 cr. U/G. Role of globalization in the projected extinction of a large number of the world's languages within the next century.|AIS 362, Anthro 362, & Global 362 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; a course in social science; a course in linguistic anthro; or cons instr.
371 Rethinking Global Security. 3 cr. U. Basic concepts for international security in the age of globalization; sources of security and insecurity from a historical perspective.|Prereq: jr st.
390 Think Tank Learning Community III: (Subtitled). 1 cr. U. Application of concepts of globalization to case studies presented by working professionals.|Retakable once w/chg in topic. Students may earn a max of 8 cr in the combination of Global 290, 390, & 490. Not open for cr to fr, sophs, or srs. Prereq: jr st only.
421 Cities in the Global Economy. 3 cr. U. How and why globalization leaves different imprints on cities; how cities in turn constantly restructure the form of the global economy.|Prereq: jr st.
442 Humanitarianism in Global Perspective. 3 cr. U/G. Anthropological study of global humanitarianism through specific case studies. Themes include politics of representation, intervention, war, genocide, trauma, child soldiers, and human trafficking.|Anthro 442 & Global 442 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; a social science course (P).
443 Medicine and Pharmaceuticals in the Global Age. 3 cr. U/G. The practices of medicine and the distribution of pharmaceuticals globally.|Anthro 443 & Global 443 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 440(R).
446 The Re-Configuring Global Order. 3 cr. U/G. Contemporary and past global forces re-configuring our world systems and economic and political orders.|Prereq: jr st
447 The Global Politics of Human Rghts. 3 cr. U/G. Historical and theoretical context of human rights discourse; anthropology of human rights; case studies of efforts to protect human rights in particular social settings.|Anthro 447 & Global 447 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
448 Intellectual Property in the Global Information Economy. 3 cr. U/G. Emerging conflicts between the intellectual property rules and new information technologies; all aspects - copyright, patent, trademarks - in global contexts of biotechnology, software, print, digital media, and music industries.|Prereq: jr st.
451 Access, Security, and Intercultural Contexts in Global Communications. 3 cr. U. Information equity and access in a globalized context, including issues of security, intercultural communication, and current uses of communication technologies.|Prereq: jr st.
461 The Politics and Policy of Sustainability. 3 cr. U/G. Principles of environmental policy, governance, and management for global sustainability.|CES 461, FrshWtr 461, & Global 461 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; CES 210(P) & Global 361(C), or cons instr.
471 Strategies for Realizing Security in Global Contexts. 3 cr. U. Present-day strategies of those working to create or effect greater security in a global context.|Prereq: jr st.
488 Elective Internship in Global Studies. 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of global studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|Credit granted for academic work based on 40 hours in internship for each credit. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr Global 300-level or above; 2.5 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
489 Internship in Global Studies, Upper Division. (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U. Application of basic principles of global studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.|Min 40 hours in internship req'd for 1 cr. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr Global 300-level or above; 2.5 gpa, cons supervising faculty member.
490 Think Tank Learning Community IV: (Subtitled). 1 cr. U. Application of concepts of globalization to case studies presented by working professionals.|Retakable to 4 cr max w/chg in topic. Students may earn a max of 8 cr in the combination of Global 190, 290, 390, & 490. Not open for cr to fr, sophs, or jrs. Prereq: sr st only.
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.
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.
500 Global Studies Capstone Seminar: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Integration of coursework in the Global Studies curriculum. Majors enroll in designated section for their Global Studies track.|Not retakable. Prereq: jr st; declared global studies major; or cons instr.
541 (411) Cross-Cultural Management. 3 cr. U. Business cultures around the world; the impact of cultural differences in international management and negotiations.|Bus Adm 541 & Global 541(411) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Bus Adm 330(P); admis to Bus Adm major or declared Global Studies program.
551 Global Communications Capstone: Future Trends. 3 cr. U. Global Studies-Global Communications capstone. Communication challenges that constitute & complicate global experiences; ways to respond in a manner that demonstrates competence as global communicators.|Counts as a repeat of Global 500 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st; declared Global Studies major; or cons instr.
561 Preparing for Sustainable Peacebuilding and Social Change. 3 cr. U/G. Analytical framework for understanding the key social dynamics that affect sustainable social change.|Prereq: jr st; Global 361(P) & 461(P), or cons instr.
571 Global Security Capstone: Future Trends. 3 cr. U. Global Studies-Global Security capstone. Examination of justice and power broadly defined as they pertain to emerging trends & efforts to address anticipated problems.|Counts as a repeat of Global 500 w/same topic. Prereq: jr st; declared Global Studies major; or cons instr.
597 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying or interning abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable with change in topic. Prereq: jr st; Global Studies or MSP advisor approval.
697 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enable students studying or interning abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.|Retakable with change in topic. Prereq: jr st; Global Studies or MSP advisor approval.
699 Advanced Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. See Independent Study in current catalog. For further information, consult Global Studies Coordinator. |Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, prog coord, & asst dean for SAS.

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