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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.
Enroll in LEC 002 only; or enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-603.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 002 52405 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 09/02-12/11 Schulenburg, Marcus SAB G90  
SS   3 LEC 401 48263 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MW 09/02-12/11 Villamil, Laura SAB G90  
SS     DIS 601 48264 12:00 PM-12:50 PM W 09/02-12/11   SAB 149  
SS     DIS 602 48265 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 09/02-12/11   SAB 149  
SS     DIS 603 48266 2:00 PM-2:50 PM W 09/02-12/11   SAB 149  

ANTHRO-305: The Celtic World (3 units; U/G )

Archaeology, folklore and literature of the Celtic peoples in the British Isles and on the continent, explored and analyzed from an anthropological and historical perspective.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52299 5:30 PM-8:10 PM M 09/08-12/11 Arnold, Bettina SAB G90  

ARTHIST-101: Ancient and Medieval Art and Architecture (3 units; U ; HU)

The great originative styles of Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Christian West in architecture, sculpture, and painting.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
LEC 101-401 - Sign up for any DIS 601-608 LEC 101-402 - Sign up for any DIS 609-612

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401 44602 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/02-12/11 Counts, Derek LUB N146  
HU   3 LEC 402 45582 5:00 PM-5:50 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Aschenbrenner, Michael MIT 195  
HU     DIS 601 44603 8:00 AM-8:50 AM M 09/02-12/11   MIT 158  
HU     DIS 602 44604 9:00 AM-9:50 AM M 09/02-12/11   MIT 158  
HU     DIS 603 44605 10:00 AM-10:50 AM M 09/02-12/11   MIT 158  
HU     DIS 604 44606 12:00 PM-12:50 PM M 09/02-12/11 Rogan, Matthew MIT 158  
HU     DIS 605 44607 8:00 AM-8:50 AM W 09/02-12/11   MIT 158  
HU     DIS 606 44608 9:00 AM-9:50 AM W 09/02-12/11   MIT 158  
HU     DIS 607 44609 10:00 AM-10:50 AM W 09/02-12/11 Rogan, Matthew MIT 158  
HU     DIS 608 44610 12:00 PM-12:50 PM W 09/02-12/11 Rogan, Matthew MIT 158  
HU     DIS 609 44611 6:00 PM-6:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Wilcox, Leigh MIT 158  
HU     DIS 610 52364 7:00 PM-7:50 PM T 09/02-12/11 Wilcox, Leigh MIT 158  
HU     DIS 611 44612 6:00 PM-6:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Wilcox, Leigh MIT 158  
HU     DIS 612 52365 7:00 PM-7:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Wilcox, Leigh MIT 158  

ARTHIST-315: Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (3 units; U/G )

Architecture, arts, and crafts created for Egyptian kings, nobles, and commoners from the Predynastic period (5500 B.C.) to Cleopatra (31 B.C.).

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; ArtHist 101(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51199 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11   MIT 191  

CLASSIC-101: Latin and Greek in English Words (3 units; U )

A comprehensive study of the basic Greek and Latin word elements underlying modern English usage and their Indo-European background.

Notes:
Not recom for ESL students. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 48131 - 09/02-12/11 Tieszen, Bozena 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.

CLASSIC-170: Classical Mythology (3 units; U ; HU)

A survey of Classical myths in the written sources and in artistic representations.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 44866 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Calkins, Renee BOL B52 PDF
HU   3 LEC 002 44867 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Precourt, Bruce BOL B52  
HU   3 LEC 003 48133 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Precourt, Bruce BOL B52  
HU   3 LEC 204 46951 - 09/02-12/11 Porter, Andrew 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.

CLASSIC-201: Introduction to Greek Life and Literature (3 units; U ; HU)

Ancient Greek life and literature, emphasizing the surviving works of earliest authors, Homer and Hesiod.

Notes:
Prereq: none; Classic 170(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 47253 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Calkins, Renee BOL B92 PDF
HU   3 LEC 002 47900 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Calkins, Renee MIT 191 PDF

CLASSIC-202: Introduction to Roman Life and Literature (3 units; U ; HU)

Roman life and literature, emphasizing events before the death of Augustus.

Notes:
Prereq: none; Classic 170(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 50818 - 09/02-12/11 Cova, Elisabetta 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.

CLASSIC 274(HEBR ST 274): Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3 units; U ; HU)

Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millennium.

Notes:
Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 53409 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Precourt, Bruce AUP 191  

CLASSIC-301: The Life and Literature of Classical Athens: Herodotus and Dramatists (3 units; U ; HU)

Classical Greek drama and the writings of Herodotus in translation; their historical background.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Classic 201(R); grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score level 4 on EPT.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 47611 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Calkins, Renee BOL 294 PDF

CLASSIC-304: The Graeco-Roman World: (3 units; U/G ; HU)

Life and literature (in translation) of the ancient Greco-Roman world.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Classic 301(R), 302(R), or 303(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Hittite Myth and History
HU   3 LEC 001 47921 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Tieszen, Bozena CRT 309  

CLASSIC-390: Egyptian Mythology (3 units; U ; HU)

Egyptian myths and ancient religious practices, emphasizing religious thought in Greco-Roman Egypt.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 45736 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Precourt, Bruce BOL B87  

CLASSIC-699: Directed Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Classics faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Classics prog coord.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 33997 - 09/02-12/11 Cova, Elisabetta TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 33998 - 09/02-12/11 Mulroy, David TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 33999 - 09/02-12/11 Muse, Kevin TBA  
Audit never allowed.

COMPLIT-207: World Literature in Translation: Antiquity through the 1600s (3 units; U ; HU)

Literary analysis through a survey of world literature from antiquity through the 1600s.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 50718 - 09/02-12/11 Russell, Matthew 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.

GREEK-103: First Semester Greek (4 units; U )

Systematic introduction to the morphology, syntax, and vocabulary of ancient Greek.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 53411 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MWF 09/02-12/11 Porter, Andrew LUB S165  
Course taught partially online.
Internet access req'd.
Regular UWM tuition assessed.

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

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable 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 35413 - 09/02-12/11 Cova, Elisabetta TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 35416 - 09/02-12/11 Porter, Andrew TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 35414 - 09/02-12/11 Mulroy, David TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 35415 - 09/02-12/11 Muse, Kevin TBA  

GREEK-699: Directed Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Classics faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Classics prog coord.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 35417 - 09/02-12/11 Cova, Elisabetta TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 35418 - 09/02-12/11 Calkins, Renee TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 35419 - 09/02-12/11 Muse, Kevin TBA  
Audit never allowed.

HEBR ST-332: Women in the Bible (3 units; U )

Analyzes stories about women in the Old Testament from a literary, cultural and historical perspective; includes how these texts have influenced modern views of women.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 48128 - 09/02-12/11 Margolis, Dana 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.

HIST-201: The Ancient World: The Near East and Greece (3 units; U ; HU)

Mesopotamians, biblical Palestinians, Assyrians, Medes, Persians, and Greeks to 323 B.C.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students who have had any Hist courses numbered 121, 303, or 304. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 48006 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Beall, Judith HLT G90  

HIST-203: The History of Medieval Europe: The Early Middle Ages (3 units; U ; HU)

Studies in the history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from the fourth to the tenth centuries.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
Enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-605

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 401 45105 10:00 AM-10:50 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Carlin, Martha BOL B46  
HU     DIS 601 45106 12:00 PM-12:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Milojevic, Ljiljana HLT G88  
HU     DIS 602 45107 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 09/02-12/11 Milojevic, Ljiljana HLT G88  
HU     DIS 603 52054 12:00 PM-12:50 PM F 09/02-12/11 Milojevic, Ljiljana HLT G90  
HU     DIS 604 45108 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 09/02-12/11 Milojevic, Ljiljana HLT G90  
HU     DIS 605 45109 11:00 AM-11:50 AM F 09/02-12/11 Milojevic, Ljiljana HLT 341  

HIST-274: Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3 units; U ; HU)

Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millenium.

Notes:
Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 53680 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
Students should enroll in Classic 274 (Hebr. St 274)

HIST-280: Islamic Civilization: The Formative Period, ca. 500-1258 (3 units; U ; HU)

The rise and spread of Islam in medieval times; its social and political history and its contribution to world civilization.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 52100 - 09/02-12/11 Salem, Jackleen 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.

HIST-370: Topics in the History of Religious Thought: (3 units; U/G )

Selected topics in the history of religious thought, for graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Intensive reading and student reports will be stressed.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Paganism in the Ancient World
    3 LEC 001 50271 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Beall, Judith HLT G90  
Undergraduate credit only, this semester.

LATIN-103: First Semester Latin (4 units; U )

A systematic introduction to the morphology, syntax, and vocabulary of Latin.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 47897 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWR 09/02-12/11 Wesolowski, Deanna BOL B87  
Consent required to audit.
    4 LEC 002 47937 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWR 09/02-12/11 Wesolowski, Deanna BOL B83  
Consent required to audit.
    4 LEC 003 53412 2:00 PM-2:50 PM MTWR 09/02-12/11   TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable 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 002 34228 - 09/02-12/11 Mulroy, David TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 34229 - 09/02-12/11 Muse, Kevin TBA  

LATIN-205: Third Semester Latin (4 units; U )

Continuation of Latin 104: systematic introduction to the morphology, syntax, and vocabulary of Latin.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Latin 201. Prereq: Latin 104(P) or equiv; equiv H.S. prep determined by placement test. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro crs).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 46534 12:00 PM-12:50 PM MWF 09/02-12/11 Wesolowski, Deanna CRT 227  
Course taught partially online.
Internet access req'd.
Regular UWM tuition assessed.
Consent required to audit.

LATIN-502: Readings in Latin Poetry: (3 units; U/G )

Extensive reading in a major or related major authors, e.g., the comic dramatists, the lyric poets, the elegists, the satirists, the writers of epic.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Latin 306(P) or equiv; equiv H.S. prep determined by placement test. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro crs)..

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Latin Love Poetry
    3 LEC 001 53413 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Cova, Elisabetta CRT 839  
Consent required to audit.

LATIN-699: Directed Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Classics faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult Classics prog coord.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 34232 - 09/02-12/11 Cova, Elisabetta TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 34230 - 09/02-12/11 Mulroy, David TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 34231 - 09/02-12/11 Muse, Kevin TBA  
Audit never allowed.

PHILOS-430: History of Ancient Philosophy (3 units; U/G )

From the pre-Socratics to Augustine. Particular emphasis on Plato and Aristotle.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & 3 cr in philos.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 42168 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Tierney, Richard MIT 191