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Africology
Chair: Jeffrey Sommers -- MIT 225 -- 229 - 4155
http://www.uwm.edu/africology

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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AFRICOL-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 21294 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 09/11-12/14 Mcclerking, Harwood MIT 361  
CD,HU   3 LEC 002 21424 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Akubeze, Okey BOL B46  
CD,HU   3 LEC 003 21425 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys CHM 180  
CD,HU   3 LEC 204 22931 - 09/05-12/14 Kopkin, Nolan ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

AFRICOL-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   3 LEC 201 21999 - 09/05-12/14 Spencer, Nakia ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

AFRICOL-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 22000 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Saint Jacques, Ermitte MIT 361  

AFRICOL-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 22030 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Gelan, Abera AUP 104  

AFRICOL-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 14005 - 09/05-12/14 Akubeze, Okey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 14006 - 09/05-12/14 Bellegarde-Smith, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 14007 - 09/05-12/14 Gelan, Abera ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 14008 - 09/05-12/14 Kopkin, Nolan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 14009 - 09/05-12/14 Mbalia, Doreatha ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 14010 - 09/05-12/14 Mcclerking, Harwood ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 14012 - 09/05-12/14 Saint Jacques, Ermitte ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 14013 - 09/05-12/14 Sommers, Jeffrey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 14014 - 09/05-12/14 Wilson, Anika ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 14015 - 09/05-12/14 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

AFRICOL-220: Introduction to Statistics in Africology (3 units; U ; QLB)

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

Notes:
Prereq: Math 102(P), 103(106)(P), 105(P), or 108(P) or score level 30 on math placement exam.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 201 21431 - 09/05-12/14 Akubeze, Okey ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

AFRICOL-232: Survey of African Societies and Cultures (3 units; U ; SS)

A survey of continuities and changes in the social and cultural lives of the peoples of Black Africa.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 22932 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Wilson, Anika MIT 195  

AFRICOL-289: Internship in Africology, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of Africology in 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: 100- or 200-level Africol course; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 20523 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 20526 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 20524 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 20525 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 20527 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 20528 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 20529 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008 20530 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 009 20582 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 010 20531 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 011 20532 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 012 20662 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 013 20677 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  

AFRICOL-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 17582 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

AFRICOL-314: The School in African- American Life (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

A study of the socio-cultural significance of the school in the evolution of the black community.

Notes:
Jointly offered with & counts as a repeat of Ed Pol 314(353). Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 25503 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Winkler, Erin HLT 180  

AFRICOL-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 22933 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Saint Jacques, Ermitte BOL B68  
Consent required to audit.

AFRICOL-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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24231 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Gelan, Abera NWQ 1975  

AFRICOL-416: Race and Social Justice in the United States (3 units; U )

A study of the relation between race, injustice and social change in the United States.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25509 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 09/05-12/14 Mcclerking, Harwood CRT 321  

AFRICOL-489: Internship in Africology, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of Africology 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 Africol; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 19743 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 19744 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 19745 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 19746 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 19747 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 19748 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 19909 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008 20533 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 009 20583 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 010 20534 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 011 20535 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 012 20663 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 013 20818 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM TBA  

AFRICOL-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 17581 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

AFRICOL-565: Selected Texts/Topics in Africology: (3 units; U/G )

Examination of selected problems, issues, and themes in Africology.

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
Race in Sports
    3 LEC 201 23889 - 09/05-12/14 Kopkin, Nolan ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

AFRICOL-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 14028 - 09/05-12/14 Sommers, Jeffrey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002 14017 - 09/05-12/14 Bellegarde-Smith, Patrick ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003 14018 - 09/05-12/14 Gelan, Abera ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 14019 - 09/05-12/14 Saint Jacques, Ermitte ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 005 14020 - 09/05-12/14 Mbalia, Doreatha ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 006 14021 - 09/05-12/14 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 007 14022 - 09/05-12/14 Wilson, Anika ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 008 14023 - 09/05-12/14 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 009 14024 - 09/05-12/14 Akubeze, Okey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 010 14025 - 09/05-12/14 Kopkin, Nolan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 011 14026 - 09/05-12/14 Mcclerking, Harwood ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 012 14027 - 09/05-12/14 Mcclure, Daniel ROOM TBA  

AFRICOL-700: Foundations and Theories in Africology (3 units; G )

Seminar on historical, theoretical and institutional development of Africology. Topics examined will include Pan-Africanism, Black Feminism, Afrocentrism, Diaspora Theory, Critical Race Theory, and others.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25510 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 09/05-12/14 Winkler, Erin MIT 206  
Consent required to audit.

AFRICOL-708: Critical Literary Theory I: Cultural Roots of Africological Literary Theory (3 units; G )

Exploitation and oppression as primary sources of Africological literary theory; cultural components include identity, enemy, objective, strategy, and tactics.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25511 3:30 PM-6:10 PM T 09/05-12/14 Wilson, Anika MIT 206  

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

Independent work supervised by a member of the graduate faculty.

Notes:
Retakable w/ chg 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 14029 - 09/05-12/14 Gelan, Abera ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 14030 - 09/05-12/14 Mbalia, Doreatha ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 14031 - 09/05-12/14 Saint Jacques, Ermitte ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004 14032 - 09/05-12/14 Wilson, Anika ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 005 14033 - 09/05-12/14 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 006 14034 - 09/05-12/14 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 007 14035 - 09/05-12/14 Bellegarde-Smith, Patrick ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 008 14036 - 09/05-12/14 Kopkin, Nolan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 009 14037 - 09/05-12/14 Mcclerking, Harwood ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 010 14038 - 09/05-12/14 Mcclure, Daniel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 011 14039 - 09/05-12/14 Sommers, Jeffrey ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

AFRICOL-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 14040 - 09/05-12/14 Gelan, Abera ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 004 14041 - 09/05-12/14 Kopkin, Nolan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 005 14042 - 09/05-12/14 Mbalia, Doreatha ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 006 14043 - 09/05-12/14 Mcclerking, Harwood ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 007 14044 - 09/05-12/14 Saint Jacques, Ermitte ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 008 14045 - 09/05-12/14 Sommers, Jeffrey ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 009 14046 - 09/05-12/14 Wilson, Anika ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 010 14047 - 09/05-12/14 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

 
Additional Courses - Africology
 
ENGLISH-631: Seminar in African-American Literature: (3 units; U/G )

Focus upon major writers or themes, or on a body of work that represents a variety of perspectives on African-American experience.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English &/or CompLit at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Iconography of the future in Afr Am Fiction & Film
    3 SEM 001 21047 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Grayson, Sandra CRT 405  
No auditors accepted for this section of English 631.