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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-152: Second-Semester Ojibwe (3 units; U )

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

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of Ethnic 250 or FLL 104 (Linguis 132) w/similar title. AIS 152 & Ethnic 152 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: AIS/Ethnic 151(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 33357 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Noodin, Margaret BOL B72  

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 21678 - 01/21-05/08 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 601-608

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 21692 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Noodin, Margaret PHY 137 Word
CD,SS     DIS 601 21693 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 01/21-05/08 Hudson, Levon BOL B68  
CD,SS     DIS 602 21694 3:00 PM-3:50 PM W 01/21-05/08 Hudson, Levon BOL B68  
CD,SS     DIS 605 33506 1:00 PM-1:50 PM R 01/21-05/08 Hudson, Levon PHY 149  
CD,SS     DIS 606 33507 9:00 AM-9:50 AM F 01/21-05/08 Hudson, Levon BOL 281  

AIS-225: The Aztec Empire (3 units; U )

Formation and expansion of the Aztec empire; description and analysis of Aztec culture, with an emphasis on archaeological and ethnohistoric perspectives.

Notes:
AIS 225 & Anthro 225 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 31763 - 01/21-05/08 Sherman, Robert 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.
Consent required to audit.

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.
Enroll in LEC 401 and any DIS 601-605

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 32729 3:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Miller, Cary MIT 195 Word
CD,SS     DIS 601 32745 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 01/21-05/08 Milojevic, Ljiljana AUP 104  
CD,SS     DIS 602 32746 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 01/21-05/08 Milojevic, Ljiljana BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 603 32747 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 01/21-05/08 Milojevic, Ljiljana BOL 294  
CD,SS     DIS 605 32749 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 01/21-05/08 Milojevic, Ljiljana AUP 104  

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 21679 - 01/21-05/08 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 21680 - 01/21-05/08 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 21681 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

AIS-308: Archaeology of North America (3 units; U/G )

Main pre-Columbian cultures on the North American continent, north of Mexico.

Notes:
AIS 308 & Anthro 308 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 33428 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Richards, John SAB G28  

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 32752 4:30 PM-5:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Miller, Cary BOL B91 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 21682 - 01/21-05/08 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 21683 - 01/21-05/08 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 21684 - 01/21-05/08   OFF CAMPUS  
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 30748 - 01/21-05/08 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 33560 2:00 PM-4:40 PM W 01/21-05/08 Wilson, Michael CRT 468  

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 21685 - 01/21-05/08 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 21636 - 01/21-05/08 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-308: Archaeology of North America (3 units; U/G )

Main pre-Columbian cultures on the North American continent, north of Mexico.

Notes:
AIS 308 & Anthro 308 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 33244 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Richards, John SAB G28  

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
American Indian Literature and Postcolonial Theory
CD   3 LEC 201 21078 - 01/21-05/08 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 32753 2:00 PM-4:40 PM W 01/21-05/08 Wilson, Michael CRT 468  

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.
Enroll in Lec 401 & any DIS 601-605

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 31999 3:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Miller, Cary MIT 195 Word
CD,SS     DIS 601 32000 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 01/21-05/08 Milojevic, Ljiljana AUP 104  
CD,SS     DIS 602 32001 9:00 AM-9:50 AM R 01/21-05/08 Milojevic, Ljiljana BOL 281  
CD,SS     DIS 603 32002 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 01/21-05/08 Milojevic, Ljiljana BOL 294  
CD,SS     DIS 605 32004 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 01/21-05/08 Milojevic, Ljiljana AUP 104  

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 32010 4:30 PM-5:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Miller, Cary BOL B91 Word