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

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 50761 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 01/22-05/10 Mcclerking, Harwood MIT 361  
CD,HU   3 LEC 002 50320 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys CRT 175  
CD,HU   3 LEC 003 50346 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Akubeze, Okey MER 131  
CD,HU   3 LEC 204 51995 - 01/22-05/10 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 51474 - 01/22-05/10 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-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 51476 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Gelan, Abera BOL B68  

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 43859 - 01/22-05/10 Akubeze, Okey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 43860 - 01/22-05/10 Gelan, Abera ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 43861 - 01/22-05/10 Kopkin, Nolan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 43863 - 01/22-05/10 Mcclerking, Harwood ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 43864 - 01/22-05/10 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 43865 - 01/22-05/10 Saint Jacques, Ermitte ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 43866 - 01/22-05/10 Sommers, Jeffrey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 43867 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Anika ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 43868 - 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

AFRICOL-215: Introduction to Black Social and Cultural Traditions (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A consideration of the social and cultural traditions that ground the life experiences and prospects of black people.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 50733 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Anika PHY 151  

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 52010 - 01/22-05/10 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-228: Introduction to Black Political Economy (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

A survey of the interplay of the basic political and economic categories that structure the form and content of black life in America.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 50755 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 01/22-05/10 Mcclerking, Harwood CRT 221  

AFRICOL-265: Psychological Effects of Racism (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Psychological and socio-psychological effects of individualized and institutionalized racism on blacks and whites. Emphasis is placed on a range of interactions between blacks and whites.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 54662 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Saint Jacques, Ermitte MIT 361  

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 50061 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 50062 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 50063 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 50064 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 50065 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 50066 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 50067 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008 50068 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 009 50069 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 010 50070 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 011 50071 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 012 50072 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 013 50073 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 014 50431 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 015 51697 - 01/22-05/10   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 47223 - 01/22-05/10   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 53642 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin BOL B80  

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 54660 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Gelan, Abera NWQ G575  

AFRICOL-344: Global Black Social Movements (3 units; U/G )

Analysis of leadership, ideology, and the structure of black political movements and organizations in the twentieth century.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54661 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys NWQ G587  

AFRICOL-351: Sexuality, Gender, and Health in Africa and the Diaspora (3 units; U )

Drawing on cultural studies and social science approaches, this course asks the question of how health and illness is socially and culturally determined.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54663 2:00 PM-4:40 PM T 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Anika MER 342  
Consent required to audit.

AFRICOL-369: Black Images and Mass Media (3 units; U )

An evaluation of how the mass media have affected the psyche of Black people.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53644 5:00 PM-7:40 PM M 01/22-05/10 Saint Jacques, Ermitte MIT 361  

AFRICOL-414: The Black Woman in America, Africa, and the Caribbean (3 units; U )

A comparison of the roles and impact of the black women on American, African and Caribbean societies.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 54664 - 01/22-05/10 Lang, Charmaine 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-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 49377 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 002 49378 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 003 49379 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 004 49380 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 005 49381 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 006 50402 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 007 49542 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 008 50074 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 009 50430 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 010 50463 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 011 51642 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 012 51643 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 013 51644 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 014 51645 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 015 51646 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 FLD 016 51698 - 01/22-05/10   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 47222 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  

AFRICOL-545: Raising Children, 'Race-ing' Children (3 units; U/G )

Analysis of the social meaning of race in the US through the lens of childhood and adolescence; how children come to understand and navigate racism.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of Africol 565 w/similar topic. Prereq: jr st or grad st.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54665 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin NWQ 1921  
Consent required to audit.

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 43869 - 01/22-05/10 Akubeze, Okey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 43870 - 01/22-05/10 Gelan, Abera ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 007 43871 - 01/22-05/10 Kopkin, Nolan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 009 43872 - 01/22-05/10 Mbalia, Doreatha ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 010 43873 - 01/22-05/10 Mcclerking, Harwood ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 011 43874 - 01/22-05/10 Sommers, Jeffrey ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 013 43875 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Anika ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 014 43876 - 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

AFRICOL-701: Theories and Methods in Empirical Research in Africology (3 units; G )

Applicability of particular empirical theories and qualitative/quantitative methods to a range of substantive problems and issues pertaining to peoples of African descent.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; approp upper-level math or stats course

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54666 2:00 PM-4:40 PM R 01/22-05/10 Kopkin, Nolan HLT G88  
Consent required to audit.

AFRICOL-705: Classic Works: Intellectual Production in Africa and the Diaspora I (3 units; G )

Conceptual and value foundations of normative theory in relation to forms of social organization.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54667 3:30 PM-6:10 PM T 01/22-05/10 Sommers, Jeffrey CRT 181  
Consent required to audit.

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 002 43879 - 01/22-05/10 Saint Jacques, Ermitte ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 43880 - 01/22-05/10 Gelan, Abera ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 006 43883 - 01/22-05/10 Kopkin, Nolan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 007 43881 - 01/22-05/10 Mitchell-Walthour, Gladys ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 008 43882 - 01/22-05/10 Mcclerking, Harwood ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 009 43884 - 01/22-05/10 Mcclure, Daniel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 010 43885 - 01/22-05/10 Sommers, Jeffrey ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 011 43886 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Anika ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 012 43887 - 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin 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 43888 - 01/22-05/10 Gelan, Abera ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 006 43889 - 01/22-05/10 Mcclerking, Harwood ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 007 43890 - 01/22-05/10 Saint Jacques, Ermitte ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 THE 010 43891 - 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

 
Additional Courses - Africology
 
ENGLISH-517: Studies in African-American Literature: (3 units; U/G ; CD)

Major genres, themes, figures and trends in African-American literature.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in 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
Mythic Spaces in Afrcn Epics&Afrcn Amrcn Fict&Film
CD   3 LEC 001 50166 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Grayson, Sandra CRT 368  
Auditors will not be permitted this semester.

PORTUGS-225: Understanding Brazil: (3 units; U ; HU)

Topics in Brazilian culture and society.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Understanding Brazil through Film
HU   3 LEC 001 54770 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Antunes, Susana CRT 109