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ARABIC-101: First Semester Arabic (5 units; U )

For students with no previous knowledge of Arabic. Emphasis on one standard dialect. Language laboratory required.

Notes:
Open to native speakers of Arabic only w/cons instr. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 46529 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Labanieh, Khuloud CRT 219  
    5 LEC 002 46607 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/02-12/11 Al Bukhari, Juman CRT 203  
    5 LEC 003 48297 11:00 AM-11:50 AM M 09/02-12/11 Oulhaj, Abdellatif LAP 258  
          11:00 AM-11:50 AM TWR     CRT B74  
          11:00 AM-11:50 AM F     CRT 221  

ARABIC-111: Cultures and Civilizations of the Muslim Middle East (3 units; U ; HU)

Muslim Middle East through historical and ethnographic materials; reading of Quran and some modern literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 47252 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Masalkhi, Fahed MER 348  
Audit never allowed.
HU   3 LEC 002 47341 4:00 PM-5:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Masalkhi, Fahed CRT 219  
Audit never allowed.

ARABIC-164: Arabs and Islam in America (3 units; U ; HU)

History of Arab immigration, experience of Arabs, and nature of Islam and Islamic communities in America.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 53387 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Gomaa, Dalia LUB S220 Word

ARABIC-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 33535 - 09/02-12/11 Ouali, Hamid TBA  

ARABIC-201: Third Semester Arabic (5 units; U )

Continuation of 102. Further practice in the standard language. Study of weak verbs and quadrilateral verbs. Relative and conditional sentences.

Notes:
Open to native speakers of Arabic only w/cons instr. Prereq: Arabic 102(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro crs).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 LEC 001 48296 3:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Al Lababidi, Zafer CRT B25  
          3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR     CRT B63  

ARABIC-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 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 44600 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  

ARABIC-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 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 44601 - 09/02-12/11   OFF CAMPUS  

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

Advanced independent work under the supervision of a faculty member. For more information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; cons instr, dept chair, & assoc dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 33536 - 09/02-12/11 Ouali, Hamid TBA  
Consent required to audit.

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 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-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  

COMPLIT-360: Seminar in Literature and Cultural Experience: (3 units; U/G )

How culture is expressed in literary works with specific emphasis on how dominant and marginalized groups are represented in literature.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Early Christian Literature
    3 SEM 001 52783 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Williams, Demetrius CRT 221  

GEOG 231(130): Geography of Islam (3 units; U ; SS)

Origin and main features of Islam and the diversity of Muslim cultures in various geographical, social, cultural, and political contexts.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 52553 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Mansson McGinty, Anna BOL B40  

HEBR ST-101: First Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

For students with no previous knowledge of Hebrew. Elements of reading and grammar, vocabulary building, and fundamental principles of the language. Reading in simple narrative Hebrew prose. Language laboratory required.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. May not be taken for cr by students who have completed Hebr St 51 or 52. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 001 48331 1:00 PM-1:50 PM MTWR 09/02-12/11 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B84  

HEBR ST-201: Third-Semester Hebrew (4 units; U )

Advanced grammar and idiom. Easy selections from the Bible and later Hebrew literature.

Notes:
Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Prereq: Hebr St 102(P) or 54(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 002 51618 2:00 PM-3:50 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Ben-yitschak, Yael CRT B84  
Taught with Hebr St 499-002
Consent required to audit.

HEBR ST-261: Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (3 units; U ; HU)

Holocaust literature and film; issues of representation and memory. Texts include memoirs, graphic novels, fiction, and documentaries.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 238 with same topic. Hebr St 261 & Jewish 261 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 201 53283 - 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel 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.

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.

HEBR ST 368(268): Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (3 units; U ; HU)

Jewish and Christian answers to theological questions raised by the Holocaust, such as "Where was God?" Focus on interfaith dialogue and understanding.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 254 with same topic. Hebr St 368(268) & Jewish 368(268) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 53284 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel BOL B76  
Consent required to audit.

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-386: Africa: The Age of Empires to 1880 (3 units; U/G )

Survey of the highlights of early African history; empires black and white; religion; slavery; material culture.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52067 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Filippello, Marcus HLT 190  

HIST-401: Topics in Middle Eastern History: (3 units; U/G )

Selected themes and issues in Middle Eastern history.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Women in Islamic History
    3 LEC 001 52101 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Salem, Jackleen ENG B38  
Undergraduate credit only, this semester

INTLST-550: Senior Seminar in International Studies: (3 units; U/G )

Interdisciplinary seminar with emphasis on functional/regional problems in world affairs.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: declared Intl Stds major or minor, or cons instr or prog coord.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Global Youth Language and Culture
    3 SEM 001 47150 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Tieszen, Bozena BOL B76  

JEWISH-261: Representing the Holocaust in Words and Images (3 units; U ; HU)

Holocaust literature and film; issues of representation and memory. Texts include memoirs, graphic novels, fiction, and documentaries.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 238 with same topic. Hebr St 261 & Jewish 261 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 201 47901 - 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel 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.

JEWISH 368(268): Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (3 units; U ; HU)

Jewish and Christian answers to theological questions raised by the Holocaust, such as "Where was God?" Focus on interfaith dialogue and understanding.

Notes:
No cr for students w/cr in Hebr St 254 with same topic. Hebr St 368(268) & Jewish 368(268) are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 53337 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11 Baum, Rachel BOL B76  
Consent required to audit.

POL SCI-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 52674 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/02-12/11 Brusin, David BOL 281