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Honors College
Director: Peter Sands HON 146 229-4658

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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HONORS-200: Honors Seminar: The Shaping of the Modern Mind: (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to honors work through seminar study of basic texts and problems in the development of modern civilization.

Notes:
Not open to students w/cr in Honors courses at 300-level or above. Retakable once w/chg in topic. Students may not elect cr/no cr option. Prereq: grade of B- or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT; cons Honors College dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Idea of the Nation in Modern History
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 001 45690 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/02-12/11 Singer, Alan HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.
The Idea of the Nation in Modern History
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 002 45689 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Singer, Alan HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.
Is God Dead: Modern Challenges to Religious Belief
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 003 45111 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Equitz, Lydia HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Americns in Making:Immigrnt Life in Late 20th Ctry
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 004 45112 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Moller, Pia HON 180 Word
Audit never allowed.
Works of Force: War & the Limits of Heroism
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 005 45113 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Hausdoerffer, William HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Comics from Hell:Literature from Counterculture
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 006 45114 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Southward, David HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.
Up Close & Personal:The Lure of Autobio Poetry
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 007 45115 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Petty, Arlene HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Works of Force: War & the Limits of Heroism
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 008 45116 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Hausdoerffer, William HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
The Graphic Novel as Literature
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 009 47890 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Southward, David HON 180 Word
Audit never allowed.
Dirty Realism and the Other America
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 010 46570 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/02-12/11 Schneider, Benjamin HON 190 PDF
Audit never allowed.
Beyond the Border:Mking Mexican America
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 011 46571 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Moller, Pia HON 180 Word
Audit never allowed.
Is God Dead: Modern Challenges to Religious Belief
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 012 46572 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Equitz, Lydia HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Beyond the Border:Mking Mexican America
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 013 47157 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Moller, Pia HON 180 Word
Audit never allowed.
This American Life: Birth Youth Sex Death
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 014 47159 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Mukherji, Sudeepto HON 180 PDF
Audit never allowed.
The Graphic Novel as Literature
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 015 51603 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Southward, David HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
This American Life: Birth Youth Sex Death
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 016 51640 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Mukherji, Sudeepto HON 180 PDF
Audit never allowed.
On Revolution
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 017 54018 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Haumschild, Daniel HON 190 PDF
Audit never allowed.
On Revolution
HU,OWCB   3 SEM 018 54019 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Haumschild, Daniel HON 195 PDF
Audit never allowed.

HONORS-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 9 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, 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 & cons Honors College dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 9 LEC 101 45117 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

HONORS 350(680): Honors Seminar in the Humanities: (3 units; U ; HU)

Seminar on interdisciplinary topics or on the broader implications of a faculty member's research.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9H cr max. Cr/no cr not permitted. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Laugh or Cry :Cmdy, Trgdy, & the End of Civiliztn
HU   3 SEM 001 48303 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Hausdoerffer, William HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Civil Rights and the Freedom Struggle
HU   3 SEM 002 53592 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/02-12/11 Mukherji, Sudeepto HON 180 PDF
Audit never allowed.

HONORS 351(683): University Honors Seminar in the Social Sciences: (3 units; U ; SS)

Seminar on inter-disciplinary topics or on the broader implications of a faculty member's research.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9H cr max. Cr/no cr not permitted. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200 (P); cons Honors College Dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Transatlantic Revolutions
SS   3 SEM 001 48304 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Singer, Alan HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.
"I Am A Man":Cnstrctn of Masculnty for Blk Males
SS   3 SEM 002 53681 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Pate, David TBA  
Taught with Soc Wrk 380-001
Audit never allowed.
Transatlantic Revolutions
SS   3 SEM 003 54062 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Singer, Alan HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.

HONORS-380: Honors Seminar in the Arts: (3 units; U ; A)

Selected topics in the theory and practice of creative and expressive arts. Taught by practicing artists.

Notes:
Retakable once w/chg in topic. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Art of Acting
A   3 SEM 001 45118 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Gabor, Eunice HON 196  
Audit never allowed.
The Art of Acting
A   3 SEM 002 47238 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Gabor, Eunice HON 196  
Audit never allowed.

HONORS-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 9 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, 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; cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 9 LEC 101 45119 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

HONORS-686: Research in Honors (3 - 6 units; U )

Student assists with a faculty member's current research, then designs and completes original major research paper under the faculty member's supervision.

Notes:
Retakable once to 6H cr max. Prereq: jr st in Honors College, 9 cr in Honors, cons instr & Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 - 6 IND 002 35772 - 09/02-12/11 Udvadia, Ava TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 IND 003 54045 - 09/02-12/11 Young, Erica TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 IND 004 54046 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
Audit never allowed.

HONORS-687: Senior Honors Project (3 - 6 units; U )

Performance, exhibit, musical composition, or technical/professional project completed under supervision of faculty member. For students in majors in which a thesis is not appropriate.

Notes:
Not open for cr or enroll to students with Honors 689(ER). Retakable once to 6H cr max. Prereq: sr st in Honors College, cons instr & Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 - 6 IND 003 34126 - 09/02-12/11 Burns, Loren TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 - 6 IND 004 34127 - 09/02-12/11 Hausdoerffer, William TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 IND 006 54345 - 09/02-12/11 Tejchman, Filip TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    3 IND 007 54346 - 09/02-12/11 Earnest, Royce TBA  
Audit never allowed.

HONORS-689: Senior Honors Thesis (3 - 6 units; U )

Independent research project under faculty supervision. Honors with Distinction awarded for successful completion of thesis.

Notes:
Not open for cr or enroll to students with Honors 687(ER). Retakable once to 6H cr max. Prereq: sr st in Honors College; cons instr & Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 54130 - 09/02-12/11 Sands, Peter TBA  
    3 - 6 IND 002 34129 - 09/02-12/11 Klos, Lori TBA  
    3 - 6 IND 003 34130 - 09/02-12/11 Counts, Derek TBA  
    3 IND 004 54081 - 09/02-12/11 Campbell, Benjamin TBA  

 
Additional Courses - Honors, General Dept Seminars
 
ANTHRO-381: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; SS)

Selected topics in cultural anthropology, ethnography, prehistory, and human evolution.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Extinctions
SS   3 SEM 001 53777 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Heatherington, Tracey HON 180 PDF
Audit never allowed.

BIO SCI-380: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; NS)

Selected topics in modern and traditional biology and their relation to society.

Notes:
Specific topics may satisfy major area req; consult dept. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Recnt Dvlpmnts in Assisted Reprodctve Technologies
NS   3 SEM 001 48049 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Hutz, Reinhold HON 180 PDF
Audit never allowed.
The Evolution of Evolution Theory
NS   3 SEM 002 47250 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/02-12/11 Wimpee, Charles HON 180 PDF
Audit never allowed.

CHEM-381: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; NS)

Discussion of aspects of the relationship of chemistry and society.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir; add'l prereq possible depending on specific topic.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Sustainable Earth:Environmental & Societal Develop
NS   3 SEM 001 52298 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Petering, David HON 180 PDF
Sustainable Earth: Environmental and Societal Development in the 21st Century.
Audit never allowed.

ENGLISH-685: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

Investigation in depth of a period, figure, theme, or genre in English or American literature.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Paranoid Style in American Literature
HU   3 SEM 001 48298 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Martin, Theodore HON 195 PDF
Audit never allowed.

HIST-398: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

Reading, discussion, and presentation of papers to help students acquire an understanding of important historical problems from a humanities perspective.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to combined 9 cr max in Hist 398 & 399. Counts as repeat of History 270 & 404 w/similar topic. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
American Mixed Race
HU   3 SEM 001 50261 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Carter, Gregory HON 180 PDF
Audit never allowed.

JAMS-381: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

Selected topics.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Controlling Dissent
HU   3 SEM 001 52703 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/02-12/11 Allen, David HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.

MATH-221: Honors Calculus I (5 units; U ; NS,QLB)

Calculus of functions of one and several variables; sequences, series, differentiation, integration; introduction to differential equations; vectors and vector functions; applications.

Notes:
Max of 6 cr in combination of Math 221 & 222 may count toward Honors College reqs. Prereq: math placement level A+; cons instr or Honors College dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS,QLB   5 SEM 001 45839 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MTWR 09/02-12/11 Volkmer, Hans EMS E220  
Consent required to audit.

NURS-380: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; SS)

Selected topics in nursing and healthcare. Retakeable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
(SS&)Negotiating Diff: Race & Cult- Cntmp HlthCare
CD,SS   3 SEM 001 48957 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Morgan, Sarah HON 195  
Audit never allowed.

SOC WRK-380: Honors Seminar in Social Work: (3 units; U ; SS)

A seminar in an interdisciplinary topic or on the broader implications of a faculty member's research.

Notes:
Retakeable w/chg in topic to 9H cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College Dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
"I Am A Man":Const of Masculinity for Black Males
    3 SEM 001 54066 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Pate, David HON 190 Word
Audit never allowed.