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Global Studies
The BA in Global Studies is an interdisciplinary program administered by the Center of International Education on behalf of the College of Letters & Science and several professional schools, including the Lubar School of Business, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, and School of Information Studies.

Coordinator: Patrice Petro. For further information contact a Global Studies advisor: Christine Wolf (last names A-L), 229-6925 or cawolf@uwm.edu; or Aparna Datey (last names M-Z), 229-3042 or datey@uwm.edu.
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GLOBAL-101: Introduction to Global Studies I: People and Politics (3 units; U ; SS)

Fundamental aspects of globalization; how economic, political, and cultural globalism affects contemporary societies.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 41868 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy MIT 195  
Audit never allowed.
SS   3 LEC 002 50454 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy MIT 195  
This section is reserved for Living Learning Community (LLC) students only. Permission is required to enroll. Contact the Student Success Center at 414-229-5385 or ssc@uwm.edu.
Audit never allowed.

GLOBAL-201: Introduction to Global Studies II: Economics and the Environment (3 units; U ; SS)

Link between International trade and environmental change; conditions related to global economy; political impact of environmental change; human dimensions of international trade and environmental change.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 41870 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Husi, Stanislaus LAP N101  
Audit never allowed.

GLOBAL-202: Introduction to Global Studies III: Globalization and Technology (3 units; U ; SS)

Globalization and information technology: history of and current trends in global transfer of technology; contemporary issues in information technology; media convergences and divisions.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 41864 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Aneesh, Aneesh AUP 191  
Audit never allowed.

GLOBAL-351: Language, Media, and Social Practice in Global Communications (3 units; U )

Explores the impact of global communications on languages and cultures; examines implications of globalization for technologically mediated forms of communication and related social practices.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 41866 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Song, Sooho BOL B87  
Consent required to audit.

GLOBAL-361: Environment and Sustainability (3 units; U/G )

Different answers to "what is sustainability?" given by ecological and social thinkers.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; CES 210(C) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52245 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Mirosa, Oriol BOL B91  
Audit never allowed.

GLOBAL-362: System Failure: Globalization and Language Extinction (3 units; U/G )

Role of globalization in the projected extinction of a large number of the world's languages within the next century.

Notes:
AIS 362, Anthro 362, & Global 362 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; a course in social science; a course in linguistic anthro; or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53139 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Perley, Bernard END 107  
Consent required to audit.

GLOBAL-371: Rethinking Global Security (3 units; U )

Basic concepts for international security in the age of globalization; sources of security and insecurity from a historical perspective.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 41871 - 09/02-12/11 Heo, Uk 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.

GLOBAL-447: The Global Politics of Human Rghts (3 units; U/G )

Historical and theoretical context of human rights discourse; anthropology of human rights; case studies of efforts to protect human rights in particular social settings.

Notes:
Anthro 447 & Global 447 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 SEM 001 52272 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Bornstein, Erica SAB G28  
Consent required to audit.

GLOBAL-451: Access, Security, and Intercultural Contexts in Global Communications (3 units; U )

Information equity and access in a globalized context, including issues of security, intercultural communication, and current uses of communication technologies.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 41869 2:30 PM-3:30 PM W 09/03 Lim, Tae-Seop TBA  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM off campus tuition assessed.
Class meets once in person on 9/3/2014 from 2:30-3:30 PM in Garland Hall 104.

GLOBAL-461: The Politics and Policy of Sustainability (3 units; U/G )

Principles of environmental policy, governance, and management for global sustainability.

Notes:
CES 461, FrshWtr 461, & Global 461 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; CES 210(P) & Global 361(C), or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50364 3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 09/02-12/11 Williams, Kathleen LAP 253  

GLOBAL-471: Strategies for Realizing Security in Global Contexts (3 units; U )

Present-day strategies of those working to create or effect greater security in a global context.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 41872 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Mirosa, Oriol LUB S165  
Consent required to audit.

GLOBAL-489: Internship in Global Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of basic principles of global studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
Min 40 hours in internship req'd for 1 cr. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 6 cr Global 300-level or above; 2.5 gpa, cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Global Studies Internship
    1 - 6 FLD 151 41865 - 09/02-12/11 Datey, Aparna OFF CAMPUS  
Please contact Aparna Datey in the Center for International Education (CIE) for internship pre-approval prior to enrolling in this course (datey@uwm.edu). You will need permission to enroll in this course.
Global Studies Internship
    1 - 6 FLD 152 41867 - 09/02-12/11 Datey, Aparna OFF CAMPUS  
Please contact Aparna Datey in the Center for International Education (CIE) for internship pre-approval prior to enrolling in this course (datey@uwm.edu). You will need permission to enroll in this course.

GLOBAL 541(411): Cross-Cultural Management (3 units; U )

Business cultures around the world; the impact of cultural differences in international management and negotiations.

Notes:
Bus Adm 541 & Global 541(411) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st; Bus Adm 330(P); admis to Bus Adm major or declared Global Studies program.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 41873 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 09/02-12/11 Shaffer, Reuben LUB S263  
This class is taught with Bus Adm 541.
Consent required to audit.

GLOBAL-597: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enable students studying or interning abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.

Notes:
Retakable with change in topic. Prereq: jr st; Global Studies or MSP advisor approval.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 52007 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

GLOBAL-697: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enable students studying or interning abroad to receive course credit at appropriate level.

Notes:
Retakable with change in topic. Prereq: jr st; Global Studies or MSP advisor approval.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 52006 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  
Audit never allowed.

GLOBAL-699: Advanced Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

See Independent Study in current catalog. For further information, consult Global Studies Coordinator.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; writ cons instr, prog coord, & asst dean for SAS.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 32004 - 09/02-12/11 Petro, Patrice TBA  
Audit never allowed.

 
Additional Courses - Global Studies
 
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 47420 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Gelan, Abera MIT 361  

ANTHRO-441: Nature, Knowledge, and Technoscience in Anthropological Perspective (3 units; U/G )

Anthropological approaches to contemporary issues of science in society; critical perspectives on knowledge construction with respect to culture and indigenous traditions, race, class and gender.

Notes:
Prereq: jr. st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52306 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Heatherington, Tracey SAB 394 PDF
Consent required to audit.

ART-118: Digital Arts: Culture, Theory, Practice (3 units; U ; FEE)

Introduction to electronic art and imaging. Focus on historical and cultural contexts, theoretical concepts and studio skills using imaging software.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 401 38817 11:00 AM-12:15 PM M 09/02-12/11 Willey, Christopher ACL 120  
Add'l Special Course Fee: $48.00.
Additional Tuition $65.40.
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE)   LAB 801 39154 8:00 AM-10:45 AM M 09/02-12/11 Stroeh, Jason MIT 367  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE)   LAB 802 39155 12:30 PM-3:15 PM M 09/02-12/11 Brinich-Langlois, Cynthia MIT 367  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE)   LAB 803 38818 4:00 PM-6:30 PM M 09/02-12/11 Willey, Christopher MIT 367  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE)   LAB 804 38819 12:30 PM-3:15 PM T 09/02-12/11 Driscoll, Michael MIT 367  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE)   LAB 806 39156 12:30 PM-3:15 PM W 09/02-12/11 Brinich-Langlois, Cynthia MIT 367  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE)   LAB 807 53338 4:00 PM-6:30 PM W 09/02-12/11 Willey, Christopher MIT 367  
Audit never allowed.
  (FEE)   LAB 808 53339 12:30 PM-3:15 PM R 09/02-12/11 Driscoll, Michael MIT 367  
Audit never allowed.

ENGLISH-431: Topics in Advanced Writing: (3 units; U/G ; OWCB)

Aspects of composition theory, history and practice applied to both the process and product of writing.

Notes:
Retakable 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
Professional Writing for Nonprofits
OWCB   3 LEC 202 51112 - 09/02-12/11 Stanton, Sally ONLINE WEB PDF
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.

GEOG-309: Nationalities and Nations of the World (3 units; U )

Nationalities, nations and changing borders of countries. Emigration and immigration. Cultural diffusion, languages and folk and popular culture.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; 100-level course in Geog or Ethnic recom.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 45481 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Sziarto, Kristin BOL B52 PDF

JEWISH-328: The Arab-Israeli Conflict (3 units; U/G )

Competing views about the Arab-Israeli conflict, especially its Palestinian dimension. History and evolution of the conflict; current issues and possible solutions.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Jewish 328 & Pol Sci 328 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Counts as a repeat of Hebr St 238 with same topic. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 47141 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Brusin, David BOL 281  

JEWISH-379: Introduction to Jewish History (3 units; U ; HU)

Historical survey of major currents in Jewish culture and society from antiquity to the present day, with particular focus on the modern era.

Notes:
Hist 379 & Jewish 379 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
HU   3 LEC 001 46675 3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 09/03 Silverman, Lisa PHY 120  
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 09/24      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 10/08      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 10/22      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 11/05      
HU         3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 12/03      
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed. Regular UWM tuition assessed. Class meetings held on 9/3, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, and 12/3
Audit never allowed.