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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
20120 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MTR 09/03-12/12 Masalkhi, Fahed CRT 219  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed
    5 LEC 002
20521 10:00 AM-10:50 AM MTWR 09/03-12/12 Labanieh, Khuloud MER G16  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed

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
22510 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Masalkhi, Fahed MER 211  
Consent required to audit.
HU   3 LEC 002
22514 4:00 PM-5:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Masalkhi, Fahed CRT 221  
Consent required to audit.

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
23559 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Masalkhi, Fahed MER 211  

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
15212 - 09/03-12/12   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 002
27695 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MTWRF 09/03-12/12 Labanieh, Khuloud CRT 839  

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
18165 - 09/03-12/12   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:
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
18163 - 09/03-12/12   OFF CAMPUS  

ARTHIST-324: Early Christian and Byzantine Art and Architecture (3 units; U/G )

Art and architecture of Constantinople and vicinity from the fourth to the fifteenth century.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

Art and architecture of Constantinople and vicinity from the fourth to the fifteenth century.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
27671 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/30-12/12 Leson, Richard LUB S233  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27672 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/30-12/12 Leson, Richard LUB S233  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
Consent required to audit.

ARTHIST-324G: Early Christian and Byzantine Art and Architecture (3 units; U/G )

Art and architecture of Constantinople and vicinity from the fourth to the fifteenth century.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

Art and architecture of Constantinople and vicinity from the fourth to the fifteenth century.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
27671 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/30-12/12 Leson, Richard LUB S233  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
Consent required to audit.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27672 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/30-12/12 Leson, Richard LUB S233  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
Consent required to audit.

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
21274 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Boor, Jocelyn LUB S191  
HU   3 LEC 002
26313 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Boor, Jocelyn BOL 281  

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
22149 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Boor, Jocelyn LAP N101  

FILMSTD-350: Global Jewish Film and Television: (3 units; U )

Global Jewish identity in its historic and contemporary cultural dimensions through film and media texts, analysis, and criticism.

Notes:
FILMSTD 350 & JEWISH 350 are jointly offered; with the same subtitle, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Holocaust in Global Cinema
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
25651 - 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB Word
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Audit never allowed.

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
  (FEE) 4 LEC 201
22197 - 09/03-12/12 Ben-yitschak, Yael ONLINE WEB  
Students will meet once a week in face-to-face online meetings with the instructor. Time TBD.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
  (FEE) 4 LEC 201
23414 - 09/03-12/12 Ben-yitschak, Yael ONLINE WEB  
Students will meet once a week in face-to-face online meetings with the instructor. Time TBD.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.
Consent required to audit.

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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201
21571 - 09/03-12/12 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or 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
21570 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel HLT 190  
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 202
23981 - 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or 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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
20480 - 09/03-12/12 Margolis, Dana ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or 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
22172 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Boor, Jocelyn LUB S191  
HU   3 LEC 002
26451 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Boor, Jocelyn BOL 281  

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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
24672 - 09/03-12/12 Larsen, Andrew ONLINE WEB  
Undergraduate credit only, this semester.
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

HIST-386: Africans in World History: Communities, Cultures, and Ideas (3 units; U/G )

Survey of themes in African history before 1850, prior to the onset of the establishment of widespread "formal" colonial rule.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.

Survey of themes in African history before 1850, prior to the onset of the establishment of widespread "formal" colonial rule.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
27191 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Shumway, Rebecca BOL B95 PDF
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27192 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Shumway, Rebecca BOL B95  

HIST-386G: Africans in World History: Communities, Cultures, and Ideas (3 units; U/G )

Survey of themes in African history before 1850, prior to the onset of the establishment of widespread "formal" colonial rule.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.

Survey of themes in African history before 1850, prior to the onset of the establishment of widespread "formal" colonial rule.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of OWC-A GER.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
27191 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Shumway, Rebecca BOL B95 PDF
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
27192 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Shumway, Rebecca BOL B95  

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
21549 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel HLT 190  
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 202
23980 - 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

JEWISH-350: Global Jewish Film and Television: (3 units; U )

Global Jewish identity in its historic and contemporary cultural dimensions through film and media texts, analysis, and criticism.

Notes:
FILMSTD 350 & JEWISH 350 are jointly offered; with the same subtitle, they count as repeats of one another. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Holocaust in Global Cinema
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
25872 - 09/03-12/12 Baum, Rachel ONLINE WEB Word
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable fees and/or tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

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
21165 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 09/03-12/12 Brusin, David CRT 124  

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