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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 401 52098 1:00 PM-1:50 PM TR 01/22-05/10   BOL B52  
CD,SS     DIS 601 53298 9:00 AM-9:50 AM F 01/22-05/10   CRT 209  
CD,SS     DIS 602 53299 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 01/22-05/10   CRT 209  
CD,SS     DIS 603 53300 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 01/22-05/10   CRT 209  
CD,SS     DIS 604 53301 12:00 PM-12:50 PM F 01/22-05/10   CRT 209  

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).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD   4 LEC 401 51726 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MTW 01/22-05/10 Warrington, Monea ROOM TBA  
The lab section for this course will be conducted online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
CD     LAB 901 52103 - 01/22-05/10   ONLINE WEB  
Lab 901 will meet online ONLY. Internet access is required.

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, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 43892 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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 52180 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MTW 01/22-05/10   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 52183 - 01/22-05/10   ONLINE WEB  
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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 51839 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Cornell, Akikwe LAP N103  
CD,SS     DIS 601 51840 10:00 AM-10:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   LUB S233  
CD,SS     DIS 602 51841 11:00 AM-11:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   CRT B12  
CD,SS     DIS 603 51842 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 01/22-05/10   CRT 103  
CD,SS     DIS 604 51843 2:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   LUB S241  
CD,SS     DIS 605 51844 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   CRT B12  

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
Literature of the Land
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 55170 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Carnes, Jeremy CRT 118 Word

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 43893 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael ROOM 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 43894 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael ROOM 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 47225 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

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 55223 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Perley, Bernard LUB S195  

AIS-321: Contemporary Issues of the American Indian (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Development of the institutional structure of American Indian affairs; current economic and social problems, contemporary manifestations of American Indian spirit, e.g., activism and cultural experiences.

Notes:
AIS 321 & Sociol 321 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; any Sociol 100 level course or Sociol 224(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 55224 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Cornell, Akikwe BOL B84  

AIS-360: Ezhi-Kinomaageying: Anishinaabe Curriculum (3 units; U )

Hist of Anishinaabe language instruction, including impact of social and political movements and contermporary trends. Review and creation of effective instructional methods for teaching Anishinaabemowin.

Notes:
Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro cr). Prereq: AIS 252(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 55354 - 01/22-05/10 Noodin, Margaret ROOM TBA  
Enrollment by permission of instructor only.

AIS-370: Anishinaabebiige: Archival to Contemporary Writing (3 units; U )

Introduction to researching, reading, and creating archival material for proficient speakers of Anishinaabemowin.

Notes:
Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro crs). Prereq: AIS 252(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 55355 - 01/22-05/10 Noodin, Margaret ROOM TBA  
Enrollment by permission of instructor only.
Consent required to audit.

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 55134 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael CRT 118  

AIS-475: American Indian History, Law, and Government (3 units; U/G ; CD)

American Indian political systems; their interaction with U.S. Indian policy. Indigenous systems of governance; European legal justification for colonization; American Indian sovereignty; Federal-Tribal relationship.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hist 474 w/similar topic. AIS 475 & Hist 475 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   3 LEC 001 54144 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Cornell, Akikwe BOL B56  
Undergraduate credit only, this semester.

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 43895 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael ROOM 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 43896 - 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael ROOM 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 47224 - 01/22-05/10   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

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
Native American Story from Pictograph to Hypertext
    3 SEM 001 55171 3:30 PM-6:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Blaeser, Kimberly CRT 468 Word

AIS-699: Advanced Independent Study (3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of an AIS Program instructional staff member.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; cons supervising instr, prog coord, & asst dean for SAS..

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 43897 - 01/22-05/10 Miller, Cary ROOM TBA  

 
Additional Courses - American Indian Studies
 
ANTHRO-103: Digging Up the Past: Approaches to Archaeology (3 units; U ; SS)

Why and how extinct cultures are studied. Current archaeological approaches, reconstructing past environments, ethnographic analogy, experimental archaeology.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 201 52541 - 01/22-05/10 Hudson, Jean 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.

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 50831 - 01/22-05/10 Richards, Patricia 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.

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 54760 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Perley, Bernard LUB S195  

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. May be retaken 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 54208 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Carnes, Jeremy CRT 118 Word

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 54692 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Wilson, Michael CRT 118  

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. May be retaken 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
Native American Story from Pictograph to Hypertext
    3 SEM 001 54220 3:30 PM-6:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Blaeser, Kimberly CRT 468 Word

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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 401 51833 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Cornell, Akikwe LAP N103  
CD,SS     DIS 601 51834 10:00 AM-10:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   LUB S233  
CD,SS     DIS 602 51835 11:00 AM-11:50 AM T 01/22-05/10   CRT B12  
CD,SS     DIS 603 51836 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 01/22-05/10   CRT 103  
CD,SS     DIS 604 51837 2:00 PM-2:50 PM M 01/22-05/10   LUB S241  
CD,SS     DIS 605 51838 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   CRT B12  

SOCIOL-321: Contemporary Issues of the American Indian (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Development of the institutional structure of American Indian affairs; current economic and social problems, contemporary manifestations of American Indian spirit, e.g. activism and cultural experiences.

Notes:
AIS 321 & Sociol 321 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; any Sociol 100-level course or Sociol 224(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 55215 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/22-05/10 Cornell, Akikwe BOL B84