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American Indian Studies
Coordinator: Cary Miller, Associate Professor, History, HLT 365, 229-6251, carym@uwm.edu

Please visit: http://www4.uwm.edu/letsci/ais/ for more information.

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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AIS-101: Introduction to American Indian Studies (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Indigenous experience in the land now called U.S.A.; colonization, tradition and spirituality, indigenousness and sovereignty; current issues, e.g., language preservation, treaty rights, social justice. Theoretical approaches.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 30992 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Noodin, Margaret BOL B60  

AIS-105: Anishinaabe Ethnobotany: Plants in Anishinaabe Culture (3 units; U ; CD)

Anishinaabe botanical knowledge as it relates to Anishinaabe culture.

Notes:
No cr for students who have cr in Bio Sci 105. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   3 LEC 001 32336 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Geniusz, Mary CUN 195  

AIS-151: First-Semester Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) (4 units; U ; CD)

First-semester speaking, listening, and writing skills in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe), the language of the Great Lakes Three Fires Confederacy and current Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi nations.

Notes:
Counts toward L&S Language Requirement and Foreign Language GER. Satisfies Cultural Diversity GER. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   4 LEC 401 30993 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MTW 09/02-12/14 Zimmerman, Michael LUB S250  
The lab section for this course will be conducted online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
CD     LAB 801 32381 - 09/02-12/14 Zimmerman, Michael ONLINE WEB  
Lab 801 will meet online ONLY.

AIS-199: Independent Study (3 units; U )

Independent work supervised by a member of the AIS Program instructional staff.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, prog coord, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 13692 - 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.

AIS-203: Western Great Lakes American Indian Community Life of the Past (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Study of western Great Lakes American Indian community life of the past, with an emphasis on pre-European conditions, social organizations, value systems, family life, ceremonial life.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of Ethnic 203. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 31726 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Zimmerman, Michael END 103  
CD,SS     DIS 601 31777 8:00 AM-8:50 AM F 09/02-12/14   HLT G84  
CD,SS     DIS 602 31778 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/02-12/14   EMS W110  
CD,SS     DIS 603 31779 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 09/02-12/14   PHY 127  
CD,SS     DIS 604 31780 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/02-12/14   MER 347  

AIS-251: Third Semester Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) (4 units; U ; CD)

Third-semester speaking, listening and writing skills in Anishinaabemowin, the language of the Great Lakes Three Fires Confederacy and current Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi nations.

Notes:
Satisfies L&S Language Requirement and Foreign Language GER. Meets Cultural Diversity GER. Prereq: AIS 152 or level 3 placement. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   4 LEC 401 32337 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MTW 09/02-12/14 Noodin, Margaret LUB S250  
The lab section for this course will be conducted online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
CD     LAB 801 32338 - 09/02-12/14 Noodin, Margaret ONLINE WEB  
The lab section for this course will be conducted online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.

AIS-262: North American Indian History to 1887 (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of Native American history from aboriginal times to 1887. Emphasis will be placed on American policies and change within Indian societies.

Notes:
AIS 262 & Hist 262 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
Enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-605.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 31754 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary LAP 160  
CD,SS     DIS 601 31755 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/02-12/14   CHM 169  
CD,SS     DIS 602 31756 3:00 PM-3:50 PM W 09/02-12/14   HLT 341  
CD,SS     DIS 603 31757 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 09/02-12/14   BOL B80  
CD,SS     DIS 604 31758 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/02-12/14   BOL B80  
CD,SS     DIS 605 31759 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/02-12/14   NWQ 1961  

AIS-276: Introduction to American Indian Literature: (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Literature of the American Indian, focusing on major forms, prominent themes, or a particular tribe of time period.

Notes:
AIS 276 & English 276 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Transnational & Intertribal Perspectives
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 32438 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Martinez, Shanae BOL B84  

AIS-289: Internship in American Indian Studies, Lower Division: (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of American Indian Studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate settings.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: AIS 101(P); 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001 13693 - 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 102 13694 - 10/26-12/12 Beaulieu, David OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

AIS-296: UROP Apprenticeship, Lower Division (1 - 3 units; U )

Undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.

Notes:
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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 13695 - 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  

AIS-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:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17415 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

AIS-311: The World of the Ancient Maya (3 units; U/G )

Historical development of ancient Maya civilization from its origins to the Spanish Conquest.

Notes:
AIS 311 & Anthro 311 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 29612 - 09/02-12/14 Villamil, Laura ONLINE WEB PDF
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

AIS-372: Survey of American Indian Literature (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

A general, representative study of the literature of the American Indian.

Notes:
AIS 372 & English 372 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition Competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 201 31736 - 09/02-12/14 Wilson, Michael ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

AIS-475: American Indian History, Law, and Government (3 units; U/G ; CD)

American Indian political systems; their interaction with U.S. Indian policy. Indigenous systems of governance; European legal justification for colonization; American Indian sovereignty; Federal-Tribal relationship.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hist 474 w/similar topic. AIS 475 & Hist 475 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   3 LEC 001 31795 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary BOL B91  

AIS-489: Internship in American Indian Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of American Indian Studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001 13696 - 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002 13697 - 09/02-12/14 Beaulieu, David TBA  
Audit never allowed.

AIS-496: UROP Apprenticeship, Upper DIvision (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced-level undergraduate research participation in a project developed with a supervising member of the faculty or staff.

Notes:
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.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 13698 - 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.

AIS-497: 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:
Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17414 - 09/02-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

AIS-699: Advanced Independent Study (3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of an AIS Program instructional staff member.

Notes:
Ratakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.50 GPA; cons supervising instr, program coord, & associate dean of SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 13699 - 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  
    3 IND 002 34889 - 09/02-12/14 Noodin, Margaret TBA  

 
Additional Courses - American Indian Studies
 
ANTHRO-311: The World of the Ancient Maya (3 units; U/G )

Historical development of ancient Maya civilization from its origins to the Spanish Conquest.

Notes:
AIS 311 & Anthro 311 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 103(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 29184 - 09/02-12/14 Villamil, Laura ONLINE WEB PDF
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

ENGLISH-276: Introduction to American Indian Literature: (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

Literature of the American Indian, focusing on major forms, prominent themes, or a particular tribe or time period.

Notes:
AIS 276 & English 276 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Transnational & Intertribal Perspectives
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 32201 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/14 Martinez, Shanae BOL B84  

ENGLISH-372: Survey of American Indian Literature (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

A general, representative study of the literature of the American Indian.

Notes:
AIS 372 & English 372 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 201 28831 - 09/02-12/14 Wilson, Michael ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HIST-262: North American Indian History to 1887 (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of Native American history from aboriginal times to 1887. Emphasis will be placed on American policies and change within Indian societies.

Notes:
AIS 262 & Hist 262 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
Enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-605.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 31214 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary LAP 160  
CD,SS     DIS 601 31215 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/02-12/14   CHM 169  
CD,SS     DIS 602 31216 3:00 PM-3:50 PM W 09/02-12/14   HLT 341  
CD,SS     DIS 603 31217 8:00 AM-8:50 AM R 09/02-12/14   BOL B80  
CD,SS     DIS 604 31218 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 09/02-12/14   BOL B80  
CD,SS     DIS 605 31219 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/02-12/14   NWQ 1961  

HIST-475: American Indian History, Law, and Government (3 units; U/G ; CD)

American Indian political systems; their interaction with U.S. Indian policy. Indigenous systems of governance; European Legal justification for colonization; American Indian sovereignty; Federal-Tribal relationship.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hist 474 w/similar topic. AIS 475 & Hist 475 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   3 LEC 001 31794 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/14 Miller, Cary BOL B91