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American Indian Studies
Coordinator: Cary Miller, Associate Professor, History, HLT 365, 414-229-6251, carym@uwm.edu

Please visit http://uwm.edu/american-indian-studies/ for more information.

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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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 401 30753 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/06-12/14 Paradise, Maurina LAP 160  
CD,SS     DIS 601 34800 9:00 AM-9:50 AM F 09/06-12/14   BOL B64  
CD,SS     DIS 602 34801 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 09/06-12/14   BOL B64  
CD,SS     DIS 603 34802 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 09/06-12/14   BOL B64  
CD,SS     DIS 604 34803 12:00 PM-12:50 PM F 09/06-12/14   BOL B64  

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 31299 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/06-12/14 Miller, Cary BOL B64  

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 30754 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MTW 09/06-12/14 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 31319 - 09/06-12/14 Noodin, Margaret 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, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 14192 - 09/06-12/14 Noodin, Margaret TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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 31065 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 09/06-12/14 Noodin, Margaret BOL 150  
CD,SS     DIS 601 31093 8:00 AM-8:50 AM F 09/06-12/14   BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 602 31094 9:00 AM-9:50 AM F 09/06-12/14   BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 603 31095 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 09/06-12/14   BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 604 31096 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 09/06-12/14   BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 605 34793 12:00 PM-12:50 PM F 09/06-12/14   BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 606 34794 1:00 PM-1:50 PM F 09/06-12/14   BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 607 34795 2:00 PM-2:50 PM F 09/06-12/14   BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 608 34796 3:00 PM-3:50 PM F 09/06-12/14   BOL 281  

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 31300 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MTW 09/06-12/14 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 31301 - 09/06-12/14 Noodin, Margaret ROOM TBA  
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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 33372 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/06-12/14 Miller, Cary LUB N116 Word

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 14193 - 09/06-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 102 14194 - 10/31-12/14 Noodin, Margaret TBA  
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 14195 - 09/06-12/14 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 17873 - 09/06-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

AIS-360: Ezhi-Kinomaageying: Anishinaabe Curriculum (3 units; U )

Hist of Anishinaabe language instruction, including impact of social and political movements and contermporary trends. Review and creation of effective instructional methods for teaching Anishinaabemowin.

Notes:
Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr). Prereq: AIS 252(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 34986 - 09/06-12/14 Noodin, Margaret ROOM TBA  
Contact instructor for class location information.

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 31072 - 09/06-12/14 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 33374 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/06-12/14 Miller, Cary BOL B95 Word

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 14196 - 09/06-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 6 IND 002 14197 - 09/06-12/14 Noodin, Margaret 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 14198 - 09/06-12/14 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 17872 - 09/06-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

AIS-632: Seminar in American Indian Literature: (3 units; U/G )

Focus on major forms, prominent themes, or tribal traditions in the literature of the American Indian.

Notes:
AIS 632 & English 632 are jointly offered; w/same topic they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic of 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Novels of Louise Erdrich
    3 SEM 001 34250 3:30 PM-6:10 PM R 09/06-12/14 Wilson, Michael CRT 386  

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

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

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; cons supervising instr, prog coord, & asst dean for SAS..

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 14199 - 09/06-12/14 Miller, Cary TBA  
    3 IND 002 14200 - 09/06-12/14 Noodin, Margaret TBA  

 
Additional Courses - American Indian Studies
 
ANTHRO-213: American Indian Peoples of Wisconsin (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Past and contemporary societies and cultures of American Indians of Wisconsin, including the Chippewa (Ojibwa), Menominee, Winnebago, Oneida, Potawatomi, Stockbridge-Munsee.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 34861 - 09/06-12/14 Richards, Patricia 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.

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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201 29127 - 09/06-12/14 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.

ENGLISH-632: Seminar in American Indian Literature: (3 units; U/G )

Focus on major forms, prominent themes, or tribal traditions in the literature of the American Indian.

Notes:
AIS 632 & English 632 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Novels of Louise Erdrich
    3 SEM 001 33727 3:30 PM-6:10 PM R 09/06-12/14 Wilson, Michael CRT 386  

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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 33371 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/06-12/14 Miller, Cary LUB N116 Word

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 33373 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/06-12/14 Miller, Cary BOL B95 Word