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Peace Studies
Contact: Professor Rachel Buff, rbuff@uwm.edu

Please visit: https://uwm.edu/letters-science/programs/?discipline=Peace+Studies+%26+Conflict+Resolution 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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PEACEST-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
66038 - 06/24-08/17   TBA  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

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

Application of advanced principles of social sciences in a 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; 300-level or above course in social sciences; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 001
64865 - 05/20-08/24   TBA  
Audit never allowed.

PEACEST-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
66037 - 06/24-08/17   TBA  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

PEACEST-699: Advanced Independent Study (1 - 6 units; U )

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

Notes:
Retakeable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 011
64866 - 05/20-07/27   TBA  
Audit never allowed.

 
Additional Courses - Peace Studies
 
COMMUN-350: Intercultural Communication (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Overview of U.S. intercultural communication, including communication issues for interracial and interethnic communication.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66383 - 05/28-07/06 Kim, Sang-Yeon 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.
Consent required to audit.
CD,SS (FEE) 3 LEC 202
67252 - 06/10-07/20 Lim, Tae-Seop 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.
Consent required to audit.

COMMUN-363: Communication in Human Conflict (3 units; U )

Investigation of the relationship between communication and the processes of human conflicts. Focus upon the nature and origin of human conflict and communicative strategies which may be used to manage conflict situations.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
67253 - 05/28-07/06 Riforgiate, Sarah 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.
Consent required to audit.

COMMUN-450: Cross-Cultural Communication (3 units; U )

Theories, research methods, and communication issues in cross-cultural, international interactions.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66385 - 07/08-08/17 Lim, Tae-Seop 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.
Consent required to audit.

ECON-353: Economic Development (3 units; U )

Examination of determinants of growth, modernization, poverty, and inequality in developing countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Analysis of development strategies.

Notes:
Prereq: Econ 103(P) & 104(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66717 - 07/22-08/17 Mohtadi, Hamid 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.

GEOG-120: Our Physical Environment (3 units; U ; NS+)

Characteristics and significance of world land form, climate, soils, vegetation, and mineral and water resources. 2 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab/dis.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students w/cr in Geog 121(ER), 122(ER). Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS+ (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66521 - 06/24-07/20 Choi, Woonsup 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.

GEOG-125: Introduction to Environmental Geography (3 units; U ; NS)

Introduction to environmental geography and related environmental problems aimed at understanding of the earth's systems in our daily encounter with them.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
NS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66522 - 06/24-07/20 Holifield, Ryan 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.

GEOG-350: Conservation of Natural Resources (3 units; U ; SS)

Analysis of environmental ethics; the positive and negative consequences of resource development with emphasis on strategies designed to resolve environmental conflicts.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or a geog course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66524 - 05/28-07/06 Fredlund, Glen 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.

GLOBAL-202: Introduction to Global Studies III: Globalization and Technology (3 units; U ; SS)

Globalization and information technology: history of and current trends in global transfer of technology; contemporary issues in information technology; media convergences and divisions.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
67403 - 06/24-07/20 Schneider, Benjamin ONLINE WEB  
Consent required to audit.

PHILOS-204: Introduction to Asian Religions (3 units; U ; HU)

Philosophy of Asian religions; emphasis on the Indian experience of Hinduism and Buddhism, and the Chinese experience of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
67334 - 07/08-08/17 Magnusson, Agust 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.

PHILOS-244: Ethical Issues in Health Care: (3 units; U ; HU)

Study of ethical issues facing patients, providers, and public policy planners: e.g., ethical response to terminal illness, equity in health care delivery.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Biomedical Ethics
HU (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66864 - 07/22-08/17 Silverstein, Elizabeth 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.

POL SCI-175: Introduction to International Relations (3 units; U ; SS)

Introduction to international relations, including the major subfields. Essential characteristics of the international system and the foreign policy objectives of states are discussed to give the beginning student a clearer view of world politics.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 201
67004 - 07/22-08/17 Heo, Uk 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.

POL SCI-337: International Organization and the United Nations (3 units; U )

Institutions and politics. Collective security, peacekeeping, terrorism, and arms control. International legal tribunals and human rights. International trade and finance. Economic development.

Notes:
International politics course. Prereq: jr st or one pol sci course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 101
63469 - 05/24-06/29 Horowitz, Shale OFF CAMPUS  
United Nations Program. USA-New York trip dates: June 2-June 29, 2019. Required pre-departure class meetings at UWM on May 24, May 27-31, 2019. Contact CIE Study Abroad Office, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

POL SCI-340: Politics of Nuclear Weapons (3 units; U/G )

Survey of nuclear war issues, including the effects of nuclear weapons, defense against nuclear attack, arms control, nuclear weapons proliferation, and nuclear ethics.

Notes:
International politics course. Prereq: jr st; course in pol sci or related field recom.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66287 - 05/28-06/22 Redd, Steven 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.

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