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Urban Studies Program
Director: Joel Rast BOL 702 229-4751

Please note: Please note: The College of Letters & Science charges an additional special course fee for Distance Education (online) sections. These sections can be distinguished by a section number beginning with 2-- (e.g., 201, 202). If the special course fee is not listed in the Schedule of Classes, please contact Andy Cuneo, L&S Student Academic Services, via e-mail, acuneo@uwm.edu, or phone (414) 229-2787.
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URB STD-150: Multicultural America (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

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.

Notes:
Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 24484 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 09/04-12/13 Harris, James BOL B92 PDF
Cultures and Communities Prog course; req'd service learning component. Prereq: none.

URB STD-250: Exploring the Urban Environment (3 units; U ; SS)

The nature of the city, the processes that effect change, and the future of the city.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 20110 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Chakraborty, Tathagato LUB S185 PDF

URB STD-289: Internship in Urban Studies, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Urban Studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in Urb Std or related area; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 20609 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 002 20930 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

URB STD-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; 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.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 18779 - 09/04-12/13   OFF CAMPUS  

URB STD-360: Perspectives on the Urban Scene: (3 units; U ; SS)

Topics related to the structure, growth, and change of the urban environment.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Green Cities: UrbanAgri, Sustain. & Envir Justice
SS   3 LEC 202 20755 - 09/04-12/13 Kocisky, Katherine ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

URB STD-489: Internship in Urban Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of urban studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken 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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 19814 - 09/04-12/13 Harris, James ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 002 19815 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 003 19816 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

URB STD-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; 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.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog, contact CIE Overseas Programs, PER 166, 229-5182.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 18778 - 09/04-12/13   OFF CAMPUS  

URB STD-699: Independent Reading (3 units; U )

Advanced readings and study in Urban Studies.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 18066 - 09/04-12/13 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 002 18067 - 09/04-12/13 Anderson, Margo ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 003 18068 - 09/04-12/13 Bonds, Anne ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 004 18069 - 09/04-12/13 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 005 18070 - 09/04-12/13 Freiburger, Tina ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 006 18071 - 09/04-12/13 Ghose, Rina ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 007 18072 - 09/04-12/13 Holifield, Ryan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 008 18073 - 09/04-12/13 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 009 18074 - 09/04-12/13 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 010 18075 - 09/04-12/13 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 011 18076 - 09/04-12/13 McCarthy, Linda ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 012 18077 - 09/04-12/13 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 013 18078 - 09/04-12/13 Renda, Lex ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 014 18079 - 09/04-12/13 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 015 18080 - 09/04-12/13 Rodriguez, Joseph ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 016 18081 - 09/04-12/13 Sandy, Marie ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 017 18082 - 09/04-12/13 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 018 18083 - 09/04-12/13 Schutz, Aaron ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 019 18084 - 09/04-12/13 Seligman, Amanda ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 020 18085 - 09/04-12/13 Sen, Arijit ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 021 18086 - 09/04-12/13 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 022 18087 - 09/04-12/13 Sziarto, Kristin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 023 24453 - 09/04-12/13 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 024 24454 - 09/04-12/13 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

URB STD-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for master's students who must meet minimum credit load requirement.

Notes:
Fee for 1 cr assessed. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001 18095 - 09/04-12/13 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 002 18096 - 09/04-12/13 Anderson, Margo ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 003 18097 - 09/04-12/13 Bonds, Anne ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 004 18098 - 09/04-12/13 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 005 18099 - 09/04-12/13 Freiburger, Tina ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 006 18100 - 09/04-12/13 Ghose, Rina ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 007 18101 - 09/04-12/13 Holifield, Ryan ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 008 18102 - 09/04-12/13 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 009 18103 - 09/04-12/13 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 010 18104 - 09/04-12/13 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 011 18105 - 09/04-12/13 McCarthy, Linda ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 012 18106 - 09/04-12/13 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 013 18107 - 09/04-12/13 Renda, Lex ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 014 18108 - 09/04-12/13 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 015 18109 - 09/04-12/13 Rodriguez, Joseph ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 016 18110 - 09/04-12/13 Sandy, Marie ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 017 18112 - 09/04-12/13 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 018 18111 - 09/04-12/13 Schutz, Aaron ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 019 18113 - 09/04-12/13 Seligman, Amanda ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 020 18114 - 09/04-12/13 Sen, Arijit ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 021 18115 - 09/04-12/13 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 022 18116 - 09/04-12/13 Sziarto, Kristin ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 023 18117 - 09/04-12/13 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 024 18118 - 09/04-12/13 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

URB STD-927: Urban Internship (2 - 3 units; G )

Advanced application and analysis of theory and acquired skills in supervised agency assignment.

Notes:
Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 - 3 FLD 001 20575 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 002 20905 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 003 21002 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  

URB STD-971: Seminar on the History of American Urban Problems (3 units; G )

Historical analysis of the current problems of housing, race relations, the powers and functions of municipal government, law enforcement, and city planning in the United States.

Notes:
Hist 971 & Urb Std 971 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 24552 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 09/04-12/13 Seligman, Amanda HLT 341 Word

URB STD-982: Advanced Quantitative Analysis (3 units; G )

Evaluation of different methods of generating data and their applications to the analysis of public policies and programs.

Notes:
Sociol 982 & Urb Std 982 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st; min. score of 85 on dept diagnostic exam.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401 25426 4:30 PM-6:10 PM M 09/10-12/13 Roberts, John BOL B72  
Consent required to audit.
      LAB 801 25427 6:30 PM-7:20 PM M 09/10-12/13 Roberts, John BOL 293  
Consent required to audit.

URB STD-990: Master's Research or Thesis (1 - 3 units; G )

Research or thesis work for students in the master's program in Urban Studies.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 18123 - 09/04-12/13 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 18124 - 09/04-12/13 Anderson, Margo ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 18125 - 09/04-12/13 Bonds, Anne ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 18126 - 09/04-12/13 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 18127 - 09/04-12/13 Freiburger, Tina ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 18128 - 09/04-12/13 Ghose, Rina ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 18129 - 09/04-12/13 Holifield, Ryan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 18130 - 09/04-12/13 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 18131 - 09/04-12/13 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 18132 - 09/04-12/13 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 18133 - 09/04-12/13 McCarthy, Linda ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 18134 - 09/04-12/13 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 18135 - 09/04-12/13 Renda, Lex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 18136 - 09/04-12/13 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 18137 - 09/04-12/13 Rodriguez, Joseph ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 18138 - 09/04-12/13 Sandy, Marie ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 18139 - 09/04-12/13 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 18140 - 09/04-12/13 Schutz, Aaron ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 18141 - 09/04-12/13 Seligman, Amanda ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 18142 - 09/04-12/13 Sen, Arijit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 18143 - 09/04-12/13 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022 18144 - 09/04-12/13 Sziarto, Kristin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 18145 - 09/04-12/13 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024 18146 - 09/04-12/13 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

URB STD-991: Doctoral Research or Dissertation (1 - 6 units; G )

Research or dissertation work for students in the doctoral program in Urban Studies.

Notes:
Retakable. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001 18151 - 09/04-12/13 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002 18152 - 09/04-12/13 Anderson, Margo ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003 18153 - 09/04-12/13 Bonds, Anne ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 18154 - 09/04-12/13 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 005 18155 - 09/04-12/13 Freiburger, Tina ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 006 18156 - 09/04-12/13 Ghose, Rina ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 007 18157 - 09/04-12/13 Holifield, Ryan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 008 18158 - 09/04-12/13 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 009 18159 - 09/04-12/13 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 010 18160 - 09/04-12/13 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 011 18161 - 09/04-12/13 McCarthy, Linda ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 012 18162 - 09/04-12/13 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 013 18163 - 09/04-12/13 Renda, Lex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 014 18164 - 09/04-12/13 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 015 18165 - 09/04-12/13 Rodriguez, Joseph ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 016 18166 - 09/04-12/13 Sandy, Marie ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 017 18167 - 09/04-12/13 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 018 18168 - 09/04-12/13 Schutz, Aaron ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 019 18169 - 09/04-12/13 Seligman, Amanda ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 020 18170 - 09/04-12/13 Sen, Arijit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 021 18171 - 09/04-12/13 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 022 18172 - 09/04-12/13 Sziarto, Kristin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 023 18173 - 09/04-12/13 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 024 18174 - 09/04-12/13 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

URB STD-998: Independent Study for Master's Students (1 - 3 units; G )

Independent study in a subject area of special need or interest after consultation with a faculty member.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 18179 - 09/04-12/13 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 18180 - 09/04-12/13 Anderson, Margo ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 18181 - 09/04-12/13 Bonds, Anne ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 18182 - 09/04-12/13 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 18183 - 09/04-12/13 Freiburger, Tina ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 18184 - 09/04-12/13 Ghose, Rina ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 18185 - 09/04-12/13 Holifield, Ryan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 18186 - 09/04-12/13 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 18187 - 09/04-12/13 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 18188 - 09/04-12/13 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 18189 - 09/04-12/13 McCarthy, Linda ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 18190 - 09/04-12/13 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 18191 - 09/04-12/13 Renda, Lex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 18192 - 09/04-12/13 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 18193 - 09/04-12/13 Rodriguez, Joseph ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 18194 - 09/04-12/13 Sandy, Marie ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 18195 - 09/04-12/13 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 18196 - 09/04-12/13 Schutz, Aaron ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 18197 - 09/04-12/13 Seligman, Amanda ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 18198 - 09/04-12/13 Sen, Arijit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 18199 - 09/04-12/13 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022 18200 - 09/04-12/13 Sziarto, Kristin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 18201 - 09/04-12/13 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024 18202 - 09/04-12/13 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

URB STD-999: Independent Study for Doctoral Students (1 - 3 units; G )

Independent study in a subject area of special need or interest after consultation with a faculty member.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 18207 - 09/04-12/13 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 18208 - 09/04-12/13 Anderson, Margo ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 18209 - 09/04-12/13 Bonds, Anne ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 18210 - 09/04-12/13 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 18211 - 09/04-12/13 Freiburger, Tina ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 18212 - 09/04-12/13   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 18213 - 09/04-12/13 Holifield, Ryan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 18214 - 09/04-12/13 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 18215 - 09/04-12/13 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 18216 - 09/04-12/13 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 18217 - 09/04-12/13 McCarthy, Linda ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 18218 - 09/04-12/13 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 18219 - 09/04-12/13 Renda, Lex ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 18220 - 09/04-12/13 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 18221 - 09/04-12/13 Rodriguez, Joseph ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 18222 - 09/04-12/13 Sandy, Marie ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 18223 - 09/04-12/13 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 018 18224 - 09/04-12/13 Schutz, Aaron ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 019 18225 - 09/04-12/13 Seligman, Amanda ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 020 18226 - 09/04-12/13 Sen, Arijit ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 021 18227 - 09/04-12/13 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 022 18228 - 09/04-12/13 Sziarto, Kristin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 023 18229 - 09/04-12/13 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 024 18230 - 09/04-12/13 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

 
Additional Courses - Urban Studies
 
AFRIC-125: Economics of the Black Community (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of key economic principles, and elements that structure economic behavior in the black community.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 21685 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/04-12/13 Gelan, Abera CRT 209  

GEOG-114: Geography of Race in the United States (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Contemporary geographic issues of segregation, assimilation, belonging, and exclusion facing African-American, white, Asian, Latino, Native American and either groups in the U.S. 2 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 20783 - 09/04-12/13 Merkle, Katlyn ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
CD,SS   3 LEC 402 20184 1:00 PM-1:50 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Bonds, Anne BOL B46  
CD,SS     DIS 601 20540 2:00 PM-2:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Ryniker, Sarah BOL 277  
CD,SS     DIS 602 20541 3:00 PM-3:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Ryniker, Sarah BOL 262  
CD,SS     DIS 603 20542 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Ryniker, Sarah BOL 262  
CD,SS     DIS 604 20543 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Ryniker, Sarah BOL 262  
CD,SS     DIS 605 24613 3:00 PM-3:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Ryniker, Sarah BOL 262  

GEOG-140: Our Urban Environment: Introduction to Urban Geography (3 units; U ; SS)

Site and situation, central functions, spatial patterns of socio-economic and demographic characteristics of urban population. Spatial patterns of urban economy.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 20195 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/04-12/13 McCarthy, Linda BOL B60 PDF

GEOG-215: Introduction to Geographic Information Science (3 units; U )

Geographic objects, their representation and analysis. Topics include special nature of spatial data; concepts of space, mapping, spatial relationships; and use of geographic information systems. 2 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 20196 - 09/04-12/13 Ghose, Rina ONLINE WEB  
For online course instruction, all students must have access to a personal computer that is capable of supporting GIS software.
GIS software packages are designed for PC Windows environment. Therefore, students are required to use either a Windows PC or be familiar with running Windows in a Mac computer.
We recommend using Windows 10 as the operating system.

Other hardware requirements are as follows:

CPU speed: 2.2 GHz minimum; Hyper-threading (HHT) or Multi-core recommended
Platform: x86 or x64 with SSE2 extensions
Memory/RAM: 2 GB minimum
Display properties: 24-bit color depth
Screen resolution: 1024x768 recommended minimum at normal size (96 dpi) Swap space: 500 MB minimum Diskspace (for runtime only): 2 GB, but additional space is often required Video/Graphics Adapter: 64 MB RAM minimum; 256 MB RAM recommended. NVIDIA, ATI, and Intel chipsets supported. 24-bit capable graphics accelerator
Windows: OpenGL version 2.0 runtime minimum is required, and Shader Model 3.0 or higher is recommended.

For detailed system requirements, see:
www.esri.com

Students registered in this course will be informed via email about how to access and download the ArcGIS software for the course.

Students enrolled in the online course are required to be comfortable in downloading and using unfamiliar GIS software. You will receive help from the Teaching Assistant in terms of laboratory assignments. Also, directions for using the software are available in one of the required texts.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
    3 LEC 402 21051 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MW 09/04-12/13 Genzmer, Donna BOL B87 PDF
      LAB 801 20197 11:00 AM-12:50 PM M 09/04-12/13 Schuelke, Nicholas BOL 289  
      LAB 802 20887 1:00 PM-2:50 PM T 09/04-12/13 Schuelke, Nicholas BOL 289  
      LAB 803 20798 11:00 AM-12:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Schuelke, Nicholas BOL 289  
      LAB 901 20888 - 09/04-12/13 Filbin, Ryan ONLINE WEB  
      LAB 902 21052 - 09/04-12/13 Filbin, Ryan ONLINE WEB  
      LAB 903 21053 - 09/04-12/13 Filbin, Ryan ONLINE WEB  

GEOG-441: Geography of Cities and Metropolitan Areas (3 units; U/G )

Extent, localization, and geographic relations of land uses, facilities, and internal circulation, with particular reference to large North American cities.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & intro course in geog or acceptable course in an urban related field, e.g. Econ, UrbPlan, Urb Std; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24616 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Bonds, Anne BOL B56  

GEOG-464: Environmental Problems (3 units; U/G )

General discussion and case studies of geographical contexts and historical roots of modern environmental problems. History of human concern over adverse environmental impacts.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & an intro course in a life science or environmental science.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 20885 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Holifield, Ryan AUP 191 PDF

GEOG-525: Geographic Information Science (4 units; U )

Geographic and information theoretical foundations of geographic information science (GIS). Use of macro languages in a software project to expand GIS functionality. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st, & Geog 215(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401 21057 2:00 PM-4:40 PM T 09/04-12/13 Xu, Zengwang BOL 281 PDF
      LAB 801 21058 1:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/04-12/13   BOL 289  
      LAB 802 21059 2:00 PM-3:50 PM R 09/04-12/13   BOL 289  

GEOG-540: Globalization and the City (3 units; U/G )

Spatial aspects of globalization and their impact on the city. Topics include emergence of global cities, impacts on urban development, and global era urban strategies.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 22309 5:30 PM-8:10 PM M 09/10-12/13 McCarthy, Linda BOL B64 PDF

GEOG-625: Intermediate Geographic Information Science (4 units; U )

Concepts and techniques of geographic information science (GIS), with emphasis on GIS-based spatial analysis, associated applications, and technology. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st: Geog 525(P) or UrbPlan 591(P) or 791(P); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401 20977 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Xu, Zengwang AUP 104 PDF

LATINO-323: Perspectives on Latino Communities (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Sociological analysis of the experiences of Latinos. Examination of immigration and mode of incorporation from theoretical perspectives. Emphasis on Chicanos, Cubans, and Puerto Ricans.

Notes:
Latino 323 & Sociol 323 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 25133 - 09/04-12/13 Velez, William ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

POL SCI-390: Political Data Analysis (3 units; U/G ; QLB)

Research design, measurement, and techniques of political data analysis.

Notes:
Research methods course. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER Quantitative Literacy Part A req.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 001 25377 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Holbrook, Thomas LUB S195  

SOCIOL-224: American Minority Groups (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Nature of minority-dominant group relations. Stability and change in status in American society of Blacks, Native Americans, Spanish-speaking peoples, and other minority groups.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 24796 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Baran, Stephanie BOL B40  

SOCIOL-235: Social Change in the Global Economy (3 units; U ; SS)

Global nature of contemporary economic and social change; local dimensions of globalization, economic integration, dislocation, transnationalization, popular resistance, and blacklash.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or any Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 24190 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Yin, Yi BOL B60  

SOCIOL-261: Introduction to Statistical Thinking in Sociology (3 units; U ; QLB)

Introduction to basic statistical concepts and procedures and their selected application to sociological data. Covers both descriptive and inferential statistics.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or Sociol 101(P); satisfaction of GER Quantitative Literacy Part A req.
Enrol in LEC 201 only or LEC 402 & any LAB 801-804

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 201 21627 - 09/04-12/13 Bryan, Alexander ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
QLB   3 LEC 402 24797 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 09/04-12/13 Roberts, Aki LAP 160  
QLB     LAB 801 24798 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Hessler, Navada BOL 293  
QLB           W   Roberts, Aki    
QLB     LAB 802 24799 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Kawashima, Tenshi MIT 353  
QLB           W   Roberts, Aki    
QLB     LAB 803 24800 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Kawashima, Tenshi MIT 353  
QLB           W   Roberts, Aki    
QLB     LAB 804 24801 3:00 PM-3:50 PM W 09/04-12/13 Hessler, Navada BOL 293  
QLB           W   Roberts, Aki    

SOCIOL-323: Perspectives on Latino Communities (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Sociological analysis of the experiences of Latinos. Examination of immigration and mode of incorporation from theoretical perspectives. Emphasis on Chicanos, Cubans, and Puerto Ricans.

Notes:
Latino 323 & Sociol 323 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 25026 - 09/04-12/13 Velez, William ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

SOCIOL-325: Social Change (3 units; U )

Study of change in society; integration and various theories of social change; examination of contemporary instances of social change.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 22865 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Paniagua Guzman, Antonio LUB S220  

SOCIOL-330: Economy and Society (3 units; U )

The sociological perspective applied to economic phenomena, including production, distribution, consumption, exchanges of goods, a country's economic development, and global market.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 24980 - 09/04-12/13 Britton, Marcus ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

URBPLAN-140: Issues in Contemporary Urban Planning (3 units; U ; SS)

To examine issues that cities are working on, including sustainability, transportation, economic development, and housing, and learn how planners address these.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 401 21479 3:00 PM-3:50 PM TR 09/04-12/13 Frank, Nancy AUP 110  
SS     DIS 603 21495 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Vlach, Gina AUP 183  
SS     DIS 604 21496 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 09/04-12/13 Vlach, Gina AUP 183  
SS     DIS 605 25819 12:00 PM-12:50 PM W 09/04-12/13   AUP 189  
SS     DIS 606 25820 12:00 PM-12:50 PM M 09/04-12/13 Albrecht, Kimberly AUP 189  

URBPLAN-316: Planning for the Great Cities of America (3 units; U )

The study of planning and development programs of large American cities and their approaches to growth, change, and decay, with a view to future solutions.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 21493 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/04-12/13 Frank, Nancy AUP 110  

URBPLAN-591: Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Planning (3 units; U )

Use of spatially related information including GIS and land record systems for improved productivity and decision making in service delivery, management, policy planning and land development.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of UrbPlan 692 with same title. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401 22487 4:30 PM-6:20 PM T 09/04-12/13 Flack, David AUP 191  
Consent required to audit.
      LAB 801 22352 6:30 PM-9:10 PM T 09/04-12/13 Blanco, Karen AUP 194  
            T   Flack, David    
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-630: Budgeting and Finance in the Public Sector (3 units; U/G )

Examination of the budgeting process in the public sector; development of skills in budgeting and financial management. Topics include capital budgeting, debt management, revenue forecasting, and auditing.

Notes:
Jointly-offered w/& counts as repeat of Pub Adm 630(Pol Sci 630). Prereq: sr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 21497 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 09/10-12/13 Kreklow, Steven BOL B40  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-651: Land Use Planning Practice (3 units; U/G )

Specific land planning methods and applications (subdivision regulation, zoning, site plan review, building permit process) used to implement community plans.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 22354 1:30 PM-4:10 PM M 09/10-12/13 Kessler, Gregory AUP 189  

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