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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 20905 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Labanieh, Khuloud MER 315  
    5 LEC 002 21447 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Wieber, Daniel NWQ G544 PDF

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 25300 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Masalkhi, Fahed CRT 119 Word
Consent required to audit.
HU   3 LEC 002 25310 4:00 PM-5:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Masalkhi, Fahed CRT 321 Word
Consent required to audit.

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

For further information, consult dept chair.

Notes:
May be retaken 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 14237 - 09/05-12/14 Ouali, Hamid ROOM 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 21446 11:00 AM-11:50 AM MTWRF 09/05-12/14 Labanieh, Khuloud MER 315  

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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 17592 - 09/05-12/14   OFF CAMPUS  

ARABIC-301: Fifth Semester Arabic (3 units; U )

Continuation of Arabic 202. Root and pattern systems; complex sentence structure; continued development of conversation and writing skills; strategies in reading culturally-oriented texts.

Notes:
Open to native speakers of Arabic only w/cons instr. Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (16 retro crs). Prereq: Arabic 202(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 21461 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Labanieh, Khuloud CRT 203  

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:
May be retaken 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 17590 - 09/05-12/14   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:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; cons instr, dept chair & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 14238 - 09/05-12/14 Ouali, Hamid ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

ARTHIST-327: Art and Architecture of Islamic Spain (3 units; U/G )

Visual arts of the peoples that lived in Al-Andalus (the Arabic name for Muslim Spain) from the 8th to the 15th centuries.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24956 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 09/05-12/14 Leson, Richard 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 22532 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Boor, Jocelyn MIT 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 002 24298 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Boor, Jocelyn CRT 119  

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Possible Worlds in Literature and Film
    3 SEM 001 25470 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Xu, Jian CRT 209 PDF

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 201 24375 - 09/05-12/14 Ben-yitschak, Yael 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.

Students will meet once a week in face-to-face online meetings with the instructor. Time TBD.

HEBR ST-231: Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible (3 units; U ; HU)

The books of the Jewish Scriptures/Christian Old Testament; brief survey of history of ancient Israel. Emphasis on reading biblical texts as ancient religious literature.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 23054 - 09/05-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB Word
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.

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 001 23053 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel BOL B87 PDF
HU   3 LEC 201 22512 - 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB PDF
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.

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 21384 - 09/05-12/14 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB Word
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.

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 24338 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Boor, Jocelyn MIT 191  

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 001 25714 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Zarate, Arthur NWQ 6590 PDF

HIST-319: The Era of the Crusades (3 units; U/G )

A consideration of the relationships between western Europe and the East in the period of the Crusades.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 24381 - 09/05-12/14 Larsen, Andrew ONLINE WEB  
Undergraduate credit only in this section, this semester
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.

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 001 22965 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel BOL B87 PDF
HU   3 LEC 201 21307 - 09/05-12/14 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB PDF
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.

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 21103 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Brusin, David PHY 145 Word

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 22371 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/05-12/14 Brusin, David PHY 145 Word