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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 201 50224 - 01/26-05/07 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-152: Second-Semester Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) (4 units; U ; CD)

Second-semester speaking and listening skills in Ojibwe; continued study of the culture of native Ojibwe speakers.

Notes:
Satisfies L&S Language Requirement and Foreign Language GER. Meets Cultural Diversity GER. Prereq: AIS 151 or level 2 placement. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).
Enroll in LEC 401 and LAB 801

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   4 LEC 401 48335 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MWR 01/26-05/07   NWQ 6422  
The lab section for this course will be conducted online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
CD     LAB 801 50235 - 01/26-05/07   TBA  
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 30382 - 01/26-05/07 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.
Enroll in LEC 401 and any DIS 601-604

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 44458 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/26-05/07 Wade, Susan BOL B46  
CD,SS     DIS 601 44459 3:00 PM-3:50 PM W 01/26-05/07   MER G16  
CD,SS     DIS 602 44460 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 01/26-05/07   CRT 219  
CD,SS     DIS 603 44461 12:00 PM-12:50 PM R 01/26-05/07   PHY 146  
CD,SS     DIS 604 44462 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 01/26-05/07   SAB G25  

AIS-252: Fourth Semester Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) (4 units; U ; CD)

Fourth-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 251 or level 4 placement. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (12retro cr)..

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   4 LEC 401 50531 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MWR 01/26-05/07 Noodin, Margaret ROOM TBA  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
Instructor consent required for enrollment.
Face-to-face sessions meet in Electa Quinney Center, Bolton 197
CD     LAB 901 50555 - 01/26-05/07 Noodin, Margaret TBA  
Lab meets online.

AIS-263: North American Indian History Since 1887 (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of American Indian history since 1887 with emphasis on federal policies and changing Indian societies in the twentieth century.

Notes:
AIS 263 & Hist 263 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 48967 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MW 01/26-05/07 Miller, Cary AUP 170  
CD,SS     DIS 601 48968 10:00 AM-10:50 AM T 01/26-05/07   BOL B80  
CD,SS     DIS 602 48969 11:00 AM-11:50 AM T 01/26-05/07   CRT 303  
CD,SS     DIS 603 48970 12:00 PM-12:50 PM T 01/26-05/07   HLT G88  
CD,SS     DIS 604 48971 11:00 AM-11:50 AM M 01/26-05/07   BOL B80  
CD,SS     DIS 605 48972 1:00 PM-1:50 PM M 01/26-05/07   BOL B76  

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
Hist, Lit & Sovereignty of Wisconsin Tribes
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 50325 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Martinez, Shanae PHY 149  
Satisfies the Act 31 requirement for Education majors.

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 30383 - 01/26-05/07 Miller, Cary 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 30384 - 01/26-05/07 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 44450 - 01/26-05/07   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

AIS-310: Archaeology of Middle America (3 units; U/G )

Historical development and ecological settings of cultures and civilizations in Mexico and Central America from earliest times to the Spanish conquest.

Notes:
AIS 310 & Anthro 310 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 001 50534 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/26-05/07 Sherman, Robert SAB G28  

AIS-314: American Indian Societies and Cultures (3 units; U/G )

Description and analysis of selected indigenous American cultures including subsistence, sociopolitical organizations, beliefs and Euro-American Indian policy.

Notes:
AIS 314 & Anthro 314 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 102(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50535 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/26-05/07 Perley, Bernard END 110  

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 001 50326 11:00 AM-1:40 PM T 01/26-05/07 Blaeser, Kimberly CRT 118 Word

AIS-473: History of Wisconsin Indians (3 units; U/G ; CD)

History of Wisconsin tribes from their earliest years to the present, including European contacts, treaties, the fur trade, and wars.

Notes:
AIS 473 & Hist 473 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   3 LEC 001 48975 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/26-05/07 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 30385 - 01/26-05/07 Miller, Cary 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 30386 - 01/26-05/07 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 44453 - 01/26-05/07   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

AIS-520: Studies in American Indian Literature: (3 units; U ; CD)

Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in American Indian Literature.

Notes:
AIS 520 & English 520 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
American Indian Literature and Postcolonial Theory
CD   3 LEC 201 47131 - 01/26-05/07 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-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 48517 3:30 PM-6:10 PM T 01/26-05/07 Noodin, Margaret CRT 386  

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 30387 - 01/26-05/07 Miller, Cary 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 44412 - 01/26-05/07 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.

ANTHRO-314: American Indian Societies and Cultures (3 units; U/G )

Description and analysis of selected indigenous American cultures including subsistence, sociopolitical organizations, beliefs and Euro-American Indian policy.

Notes:
AIS 314 & Anthro 314 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 102(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50480 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/26-05/07 Perley, Bernard END 110  

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
Hist, Lit & Sovereignty of Wisconsin Tribes
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 49287 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/26-05/07 Martinez, Shanae PHY 149  
Satisfies the Act 31 requirement for Education majors.

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 001 50292 11:00 AM-1:40 PM T 01/26-05/07 Blaeser, Kimberly CRT 118 Word

ENGLISH-520: Studies in American Indian Literature: (3 units; U ; CD)

Critical study of themes, figures, aspects, trends, etc., in American Indian literature.

Notes:
AIS 520 & English 520 are jointly offered; w/same topic, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg of topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Postcolonial and American Indian Literature
CD   3 LEC 201 43953 - 01/26-05/07 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 47808 3:30 PM-6:10 PM T 01/26-05/07 Noodin, Margaret CRT 386  

HIST-263: North American Indian History Since 1887 (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of American Indian history since 1887 with emphasis on federal policies and changing Indian societies in the twentieth century.

Notes:
AIS 263 & Hist 263 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 48955 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MW 01/26-05/07 Miller, Cary AUP 170  
CD,SS     DIS 601 48956 10:00 AM-10:50 AM T 01/26-05/07   BOL B80  
CD,SS     DIS 602 48957 11:00 AM-11:50 AM T 01/26-05/07   CRT 303  
CD,SS     DIS 603 48958 12:00 PM-12:50 PM T 01/26-05/07   HLT G88  
CD,SS     DIS 604 48959 11:00 AM-11:50 AM M 01/26-05/07   BOL B80  
CD,SS     DIS 605 48960 1:00 PM-1:50 PM M 01/26-05/07   BOL B76  

HIST-473: History of Wisconsin Indians (3 units; U/G ; CD)

History of Wisconsin tribes from their earliest years to the present, including European contacts, treaties, the fur trade, and wars.

Notes:
AIS 473 & Hist 473 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   3 LEC 001 48974 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/26-05/07 Miller, Cary BOL B91 Word