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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies
Coordinator: Cary Costello, Associate Professor, Sociology, BOL 738, costello@uwm.edu

Please visit http://uwm.edu/letters-science/programs/?discipline=Lesbian%2C+Gay%2C+Bisexual%2C+%26+Transgender+Studies for more information.

Please note: 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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LGBT-199: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; U )

Independent work under supervision of faculty or academic staff member. 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 14898 - 09/05-12/14 Costello, Cary ROOM TBA  

LGBT-200: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (3 units; U ; HU)

Explores ideas about sexual identity and community through theory, literature, film, photography, music, and popular culture.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 19611 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Kies, Bridget MIT 191  
HU   3 LEC 202 24536 - 09/05-12/14 Bartholomay, Daniel 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.

LGBT-275: Queer Migrations (3 units; U ; CD,HU)

How gender, race, and sexuality shape the migration processes; how concerns about sexuality shape U.S. immigration and citizenship policy; how mass migrations transform diverse queer communities.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Ethnic 250 w/similar topic. Ethnic 275 & LGBT 275 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,HU   3 LEC 001 24342 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 09/05-12/14 Monson, Tyler CRT 219  

LGBT-289: Internship in LGBT Studies, Lower Division (1 - 6 units; U )

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

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 19612 - 09/05-12/14 Costello, Cary ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

LGBT-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 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.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17737 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

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

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

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st: 2.50 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 19613 - 09/05-12/14 Costello, Cary ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

LGBT-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 17736 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

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

Advanced level independent work under the supervision of a LGBT studies faculty or academic staff member.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 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 14900 - 09/05-12/14 Costello, Cary ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

 
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Studies
 
ANTHRO-102: Introduction to Anthropology: Culture and Society (3 units; U ; SS)

Science of human behavior in different cultural contexts; human biological and cultural variability; human societies of the present and recent past; dynamics of culture change.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 201 21091 - 09/05-12/14 Applbaum, Kalman 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.
SS   3 LEC 402 19973 12:00 PM-12:50 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Wood, William SAB G90 PDF
SS     DIS 601 19974 1:00 PM-1:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Kiesewetter, Lauren SAB 165  
SS     DIS 602 19975 2:00 PM-2:50 PM T 09/05-12/14 Kiesewetter, Lauren SAB 165  
SS     DIS 603 19976 10:00 AM-10:50 AM R 09/05-12/14 Kiesewetter, Lauren SAB 165  
SS     DIS 604 19977 11:00 AM-11:50 AM R 09/05-12/14 Kiesewetter, Lauren SAB 165  

COMMUN-401: Communication in Marital and Family Relationships (3 units; U )

Social scientific approach to the study of communication in marital/family relationships. Examination of theory and research concerning communication processes in marital/family relationships.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Commun 101(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25189 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Henzl, Sally MER 344  
Consent required to audit.

COMMUN-402: Gender and Communication (3 units; U )

Course focuses on interactive relationships between gender, communication, and culture; in particular, the ways in which communication creates and perpetuates gendered identities and gendered interaction.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 22615 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Jagiello, Kristy MER G48  
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 002 22968 3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 09/05-12/14 Jagiello, Kristy MER 248  
Consent required to audit.

ECON-248: Economics of Discrimination (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Use of economic theory to examine the history, current status, and policies regarding various minority groups in the United States. Applications include education, housing, jobs.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 20279 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Thompson-ferguson, Owen BOL B46  

JAMS-111: Gender and the Media (3 units; U ; HU)

How gender representations in popular media inform and construct our understandings of the world; gender in popular culture, including new media; critical analysis of representations.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in JAMS 460. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 23593 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Lohman, Eric LUB N146  
Consent required to audit.

JAMS-660: Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Media Studies: (3 units; U/G )

Research-oriented approaches to theoretical and social issues in mass communication.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Gender, Race, and Class in Wedding Media
    3 SEM 001 22941 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Lohman, Eric NWQ G587  
This section not offered for graduate credit this semester.

KIN-351: Sociological Aspects of Health and Human Movement (3 units; U ; SS)

Introduction to sociology of physical activity. Examination of diversity and social inequality as they relate to health and physical activity.

Notes:
Not open to students with credit in Kin 570. Prereq: Sociol 101(P); satisfaction of GER Quant Lit Part B or cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 21585 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Greenleaf, Christy END 107  
Consent required to audit.

LINGUIS-212: Language and Gender (3 units; U ; SS)

How patterns of speaking reflect, perpetuate, and create our experience of gender; how gender interacts with race, class, socioeconomic status, age, occupational and social roles.

Notes:
Counts as a repeat of Linguis 200 with same topic. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 201 22041 - 09/05-12/14 Lee, Jieun 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.

NURS-101: Cultural Diversity in Health Care (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Enables student to conceptualize cultural diversity as a basic component of American society with implications for sensitivity and respect in health promotion and human relations.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 21478 8:00 AM-9:15 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Luft, Heidi CUN 151  
CD,SS   3 LEC 002 21479 5:00 PM-7:50 PM M 09/11-12/14 Mkandawire-Valhmu, Lucy CUN 151  

POL SCI-250: Law and Society (3 units; U )

The law and the operation of the legal system as they relate to contemporary social issues.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 25934 - 09/05-12/14 Pashak, Sara 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.

PSYCH-319: Gay and Lesbian Psychology (3 units; U ; SS)

Psychological theory and research on sexual orientation.

Notes:
Foundations course. Prereq: jr st; Psych 101(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 21418 1:00 PM-3:40 PM F 09/05-12/14 Hollander, Gerald LUB S185  

PSYCH-320: Psychology of Women (3 units; U ; SS)

Psychological theory and research on how gender influences our thinking, feelings, and behavior.

Notes:
Foundations course. Prereq: jr st; Psych 101(P).
Enroll in LEC 401 & any DIS 601-605.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 401 20432 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Kunz, Jennifer MER 131  
SS     DIS 601 20433 9:00 AM-9:50 AM M 09/05-12/14 Parisi, Elizabeth GAR B17  
SS     DIS 602 20434 12:00 PM-12:50 PM M 09/05-12/14 Parisi, Elizabeth GAR B17  
SS     DIS 603 20435 8:00 AM-8:50 AM W 09/05-12/14 Parisi, Elizabeth GAR B17  
SS     DIS 604 20436 9:00 AM-9:50 AM W 09/05-12/14 Parisi, Elizabeth GAR B17  
SS     DIS 605 20437 12:00 PM-12:50 PM W 09/05-12/14 Parisi, Elizabeth GAR B17  

SOC WRK-100: Introduction to Social Work (3 units; U )

A survey course focussed on the development of human service institutions and occupations.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 21851 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Maillet, Margaret END 103  
    3 LEC 202 22439 - 09/05-12/14 Schaefer, Brenda 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 required. Service Learning

SOC WRK-250: Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3 units; U )

A survey course in normative development from conception through aging. Focus on the interaction between biological, psychological, social, and cultural forces.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st; Soc Wrk 100(P) or Psych 101(C).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 002 23592 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Smuckler, Nancy END 103  
    3 LEC 003 24726 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 09/05-12/14 Smuckler, Nancy END 103  

SOC WRK-665: Cultural Diversity and Social Work (3 units; U/G ; CD,SS)

Emphasis on culture, race and ethnicity, theories of prejudice, and racial minority groups, and the politics of human services in multicultural society.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st, admis to Soc Wrk major, satisfy English competency, Soc Wrk 100(P), 206(P), 250(350)(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 001 21853 9:00 AM-11:40 AM R 09/05-12/14 Hamm, Kathryn END 115  
CD,SS   3 LEC 002 24296 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 09/05-12/14 Matchett, Robin END 115  
CD,SS   3 LEC 003 21982 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 09/05-12/14 Schuppie, Julie END 115  
CD,SS   3 LEC 006 24701 3:00 PM-5:40 PM R 09/05-12/14 Schuppie, Julie END 115  

SOCIOL-250: Sex and Gender (3 units; U ; SS)

The study of sexual inequality; changing work and family roles in industrialized societies; the social construction of gender; sociological understandings of sexual diversity.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 23187 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Bartholomay, Daniel KEN 1150  

SOCIOL-444: Sociology of the Body (3 units; U/G )

How the body is shaped by social forces. Relationship between the body, identity, and culture, focusing on gender, race/ethnicity, and disability.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & any Sociol course; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 25146 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Costello, Cary KEN 1150  

WGS-200: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: A Social Science Perspective (3 units; U ; SS)

An interdisciplinary course with focus on social science approaches to the situation of women.

Notes:
May not be taken for cr if WGS(Wmns) 201 or L&S-Hum 201 is also taken. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 17829 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Hoffman, Jill NWQ 1871  
SS   3 LEC 002 17825 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Anderson-Ives, Julia NWQ 1871  

WGS-201: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: A Humanities Perspective (3 units; U ; HU)

An interdisciplinary course with focus on humanities approaches to the situation of women.

Notes:
May not be taken for cr if WGS(Wmns) 200 or L&S SS 200 is also taken. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 17826 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Eichner, Carolyn NWQ 1935  
HU   3 LEC 002 17827 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Witz, Katie NWQ 1871  
HU   3 LEC 004 26132 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Witz, Katie NWQ 1871  
HU   3 LEC 203 24238 - 09/05-12/14 Grensavitch, Krista 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.

WGS-401: Global Feminisms (3 units; U/G )

Interdisciplinary study of women and gender in international perspective, including topics such as work, religion, ideology, and UN conferences.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & WGS(Wmns) 200(P) or 201(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24092 3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 09/06 Mansson McGinty, Anna BOL B95 PDF
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 09/20      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 10/04      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 10/18      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 11/01      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 11/15      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 12/06      
          3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 12/13      
Undergraduate credit only this semester. Jointly offered w/ WGS 701.
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.

WGS-489: Internship in Women's and Gender Studies (1 - 3 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of Women's and Gender Studies in an appropriate organizational, educational, business, or political setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; WGS(Wmns) 200(P), 201(P), 500(P), or 501(P); 2.50 gpa & cons Women's and Gender Studies Prog dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 FLD 001 17828 - 09/05-12/14 Miller-Dillon, Kathleen ROOM TBA