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African/African Diaspora Studies
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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AFRIC-100: Black Reality: Survey of African-American Society (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

An introduction to key concepts, structures, and institutions in African-American societies.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001
20416 5:00 PM-7:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Negreiros, Dalila MIT 361  
CD,HU   3 LEC 002
20506 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Akubeze, Okey BOL B60  
CD,HU   3 LEC 003
20507 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Winkler, Erin MIT 361  
CD,HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
21528 - 09/03-12/12 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys 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.

AFRIC-102: Survey of African-American Literature (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

A survey of a variety of African-American literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20925 - 09/03-12/12 Jones, Sandra 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.

AFRIC-112: Introduction to African-American History, 1865 to the Present (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

African-American history from the Reconstruction era to the present.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001
20926 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Baker, Robert MIT 361 PDF

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
27674 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/03-12/12 Gelan, Abera MER 211  

AFRIC-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

For further information, consult the department chair.

Notes:
May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
14996 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
14997 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
14998 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
14999 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007
15000 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008
15001 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009
15002 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
15003 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

AFRIC-220: Introduction to Statistics in African and African Diaspora Studies (3 units; U ; QLB)

The use of statistical methods and techniques in techniques in African and African Diaspora Studies. Data from the Afroworld (North and South America, Africa, and the Caribbean) will be analyzed.

Notes:
Prerequisite: satisfaction of GER Quantitative Literacy Part A.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20510 - 09/03-12/12 Akubeze, Okey 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.

AFRIC-289: Internship in African & African Diaspora Studies, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of African & African Diaspora Studies in business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One credit earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 credits max. Prerequisite: 100- or 200-level AFRIC course; 2.25 GPA; consent of supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
19825 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
19828 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003
19826 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004
19827 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005
19829 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006
19830 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007
19831 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008
19832 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

AFRIC-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
18157 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

AFRIC-311: African Religious Thought and Social Organizations (3 units; U/G )

A critical analysis of foundations from which complex social structures and institutions evolved in the diverse societies of the Afroworld.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

A critical analysis of foundations from which complex social structures and institutions evolved in the diverse societies of the Afroworld.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
26627 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 09/03-12/12 Wilson, Anika MIT 361  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
26636 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 09/03-12/12 Wilson, Anika MIT 361  
Consent required to audit.

AFRIC-311G: African Religious Thought and Social Organizations (3 units; U/G )

A critical analysis of foundations from which complex social structures and institutions evolved in the diverse societies of the Afroworld.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

A critical analysis of foundations from which complex social structures and institutions evolved in the diverse societies of the Afroworld.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
26627 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 09/03-12/12 Wilson, Anika MIT 361  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
26636 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 09/03-12/12 Wilson, Anika MIT 361  
Consent required to audit.

AFRIC-320: Black Cultures in Latin America and the Caribbean (3 units; U )

African influence on Latin America and the Caribbean, and the cultures of black peoples in several areas, particularly Brazil, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, and Barbados.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
26643 2:00 PM-4:40 PM M 09/09-12/12 Saint Jacques, Ermitte CRT 119  
Consent required to audit.

AFRIC-325: Africa/China Relations (3 units; U/G )

Historical and emerging political and economic relationship between the African continent and China.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of AFRIC 565 with similar title. Prerequisite: junior standing.

Historical and emerging political and economic relationship between the African continent and China.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of AFRIC 565 with similar title. Prerequisite: junior standing.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
26645 - 09/03-12/12 Sommers, Jeffrey ONLINE WEB Word
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.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
Graduate
26803 - 09/03-12/12 Sommers, Jeffrey ONLINE WEB Word
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.

AFRIC-325G: Africa/China Relations (3 units; U/G )

Historical and emerging political and economic relationship between the African continent and China.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of AFRIC 565 with similar title. Prerequisite: junior standing.

Historical and emerging political and economic relationship between the African continent and China.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of AFRIC 565 with similar title. Prerequisite: junior standing.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
26645 - 09/03-12/12 Sommers, Jeffrey ONLINE WEB Word
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.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
Graduate
26803 - 09/03-12/12 Sommers, Jeffrey ONLINE WEB Word
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.

AFRIC-329: Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in Africa (3 units; U/G )

Economic development in African countries; poverty reduction strategies, role of education and health, Millennium Development Goals, agrarian systems, international trade; U.S. as key trading partner.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.
Not open to University Special Students

Economic development in African countries; poverty reduction strategies, role of education and health, Millennium Development Goals, agrarian systems, international trade; U.S. as key trading partner.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
22113 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Gelan, Abera NWQ G558  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24248 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Gelan, Abera NWQ G558  

AFRIC-329G: Economic Growth and Sustainable Development in Africa (3 units; U/G )

Economic development in African countries; poverty reduction strategies, role of education and health, Millennium Development Goals, agrarian systems, international trade; U.S. as key trading partner.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.
Not open to University Special Students

Economic development in African countries; poverty reduction strategies, role of education and health, Millennium Development Goals, agrarian systems, international trade; U.S. as key trading partner.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
22113 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Gelan, Abera NWQ G558  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
24248 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Gelan, Abera NWQ G558  

AFRIC-489: Internship in African & African Diaspora Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of African & African Diaspora Studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One credit earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 credits max. Prerequisite: junior standing; 300-level or above course in AFRIC; 2.25 gpa; consent of supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001
19179 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002
19180 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003
19181 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004
19182 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005
19183 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006
19184 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007
19286 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008
19833 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 009
19872 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 010
19834 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 011
19835 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 012
19932 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 013
20057 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

AFRIC-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:
May be retaken 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
18156 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

AFRIC-699: Independent Study (1 - 6 units; U )

See Advanced Independent Study.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001
15012 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003
15004 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004
15005 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 006
15006 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 007
15007 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 008
15008 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 009
15009 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 010
15010 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 011
15011 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  

AFRIC-799: Graduate Independent Study (1 - 3 units; G )

Independent work supervised by a member of the graduate faculty.

Notes:
Retakable with change in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001
15013 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003
15014 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004
15015 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 005
15016 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 006
15017 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 008
15018 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 009
15019 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 012
15020 - 09/03-12/12 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

AFRIC-800: Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in African & African Diaspora Studies (3 units; G )

Various qualitative methods and methodological issues germane to African & African Diaspora Studies, including archival research, interviewing, focus groups, participant observation, and analysis of representations.

Notes:
Prerequisite: graduate standing.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001
26658 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 09/03-12/12 Winkler, Erin MIT 206  
Consent required to audit.

AFRIC-818: Race Matters: Government and Politics in Latin America and the Caribbean (3 units; G )

Presence, role, status, situation, and conditions of Afro-Americans (Afro-Latins and Afro-Caribbeans) in the Americas, from the federal republic of Mexico to the Argentine republic.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
26660 2:00 PM-4:40 PM W 09/03-12/12 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys MIT 206  

AFRIC-990: Dissertation Research (1 - 3 units; G )

Research or dissertation work for students in the doctoral program.

Notes:
Retakable as necessary to complete the dissertation. Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 THE 002
15021 - 09/03-12/12 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 004
15022 - 09/03-12/12 Saint Jacques, Ermitte ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 005
15023 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 006
15024 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 007
15025 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 008
15026 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 009
15027 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 010
15028 - 09/03-12/12   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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