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Political Science
Chair: Kathleen Dolan, BOL 672, kdolan@uwm.edu, 414-229-6468

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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POL SCI-103: Introduction to Political Science (3 units; U ; SS)

An introduction to the systematic study of politics, including voting, parties, interest groups, executives, legislatures, courts, and political ideologies.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 201 67516 - 06/26-07/22 Holbrook, Thomas 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-104: Introduction to American Government and Politics (3 units; U ; SS)

How the American political system works, with emphasis on the Constitution, elections, political parties, interest groups, Congress, the presidency, the courts, and national policy making.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 201 66264 - 05/30-06/24 Dolan, Kathleen 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   3 LEC 201 66266 - 05/30-06/24 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-215: Ethnicity, Religion and Race in American Politics (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Nationality, racial and religion-based groups in American domestic and foreign policy-making; significance of cultural pluralism as a factor in the American political experience.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 67514 - 06/12-07/22 Shah, Paru 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-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 67521 - 07/24-08/19 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.

POL SCI-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 program course work.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 65985 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

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 63106 - 05/22-08/05 Horowitz, Shale OFF CAMPUS  
United Nations Program. USA-New York trip dates: June 4-July 1, 2017. Required pre-departure class meetings at UWM on May 26, May 30-June 2, 2017. Contact CIE Study Abroad Office, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

POL SCI-338: Seminar in International Relations: (3 units; U/G )

Intensive study in selected aspects of international relations. Add'l prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Enrollment limited to 15 students. International politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Contemporary Problems in International Relations
    3 SEM 101 63107 - 05/22-08/05 Horowitz, Shale OFF CAMPUS  
United Nations Program. USA-New York trip dates: June 4-July 1, 2017. Required pre-departure class meetings at UWM on May 26, May 30-June 2, 2017. Contact CIE Study Abroad Office, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.
Contemporary Problems:Intl Relations w/Focus on UN
    3 SEM 102 63108 - 05/22-08/05 Horowitz, Shale OFF CAMPUS  
United Nations Program. USA-New York trip dates: June 4-July 1, 2017. Required pre-departure class meetings at UWM on May 26, May 30-June 2, 2017. 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
    3 LEC 201 66269 - 05/30-06/24 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.

POL SCI-374: Health, Wealth, and Democracy (3 units; U )

The relationship between the democracies and wealth, and health care outcomes.

Notes:
The relationship between the democracies and wealth, and health care outcomes.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 67526 - 07/24-08/19 Sugiyama, Natasha 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-390: Political Data Analysis (3 units; U/G ; QLB)

Research design, measurement, and techniques of political data analysis.

Notes:
Research methods course. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER Quantitative Literacy Part A req.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 201 66268 - 05/30-07/08 Holbrook, Thomas 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-423: Conduct of American Foreign Affairs (3 units; U/G )

Descriptive analysis of the way American foreign policy is formulated and carried out by federal agencies.

Notes:
International Politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 66270 - 06/26-07/22 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.

POL SCI-489: Internship in Political Science (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles in political science in a governmental or political setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work related to each 40 hrs of internship work. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 3.0 GPA; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 63109 - 06/26-08/19   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 002 63124 - 06/26-08/19 Ascher, Ivan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 003 63110 - 06/26-08/19 Beck, Robert ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 004 63111 - 06/26-08/19 Bohte, John ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 005 63112 - 06/26-08/19 Dolan, Kathleen ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 006 63121 - 06/26-08/19 Ferguson, Kennan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 007 63122 - 06/26-08/19 Heo, Uk ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 008 63123 - 06/26-08/19 Holbrook, Thomas ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 009 63113 - 06/26-08/19 Horowitz, Shale ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 010 63114 - 06/26-08/19 Olsen, Erin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 011 63115 - 06/26-08/19 Pashak, Sara ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 012 63116 - 06/26-08/19 Park, Hong Min ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 013 63117 - 06/26-08/19 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 014 63118 - 06/26-08/19 Redd, Steven ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 015 63119 - 06/26-08/19 Reuter, Ora John ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 016 63120 - 06/26-08/19 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 017 63127 - 06/26-08/19 Sugiyama, Natasha ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 103 63125 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 117 63126 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.

POL SCI-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:
May be retaken w/topic chg. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 65984 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

POL SCI-699: Independent Reading (1 - 6 units; U )

Students with superior grade-point averages and special aptitudes may be given permission to earn up to 6 cr toward the major by writing a thesis or doing directed research or reading. See Advanced Independent Study for further information. Consult the Political Science Chair.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. 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 - 6 IND 001 64907 - 06/26-08/19   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002 64908 - 06/26-08/19 Ascher, Ivan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003 64909 - 06/26-08/19 Beck, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004 64910 - 06/26-08/19 Bohte, John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 005 64912 - 06/26-08/19 Dolan, Kathleen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 006 64913 - 06/26-08/19 Ferguson, Kennan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 007 64914 - 06/26-08/19 Heo, Uk ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 008 64915 - 06/26-08/19 Holbrook, Thomas ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 009 64916 - 06/26-08/19 Horowitz, Shale ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 010 64917 - 06/26-08/19 Olsen, Erin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 011 64918 - 06/26-08/19 Park, Hong Min ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 012 64919 - 06/26-08/19 Pashak, Sara ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 013 64920 - 06/26-08/19 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 014 64921 - 06/26-08/19 Redd, Steven ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 015 64922 - 06/26-08/19 Reuter, Ora John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 016 64923 - 06/26-08/19 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 017 64924 - 06/26-08/19 Sugiyama, Natasha ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 103 64911 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  

POL SCI-705: Professionals and Volunteers in Nonprofit Organizations (3 units; G )

Seminar in techniques of management of professionals and volunteers in nonprofit organizations.

Notes:
Nonprofit 705 & Pol Sci 705 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another.Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 66739 5:30 PM-8:50 PM TR 05/30-07/08 Ihrke, Douglas BOL 281  

POL SCI-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirements.

Notes:
Fee assessed for 1 cr. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001 64940 - 06/26-08/19   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 002 64925 - 06/26-08/19 Ascher, Ivan ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 003 64926 - 06/26-08/19 Beck, Robert ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 004 64927 - 06/26-08/19 Bohte, John ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 005 64928 - 06/26-08/19 Dolan, Kathleen ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 006 64929 - 06/26-08/19 Ferguson, Kennan ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 007 64930 - 06/26-08/19 Heo, Uk ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 008 64931 - 06/26-08/19 Holbrook, Thomas ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 009 64932 - 06/26-08/19 Horowitz, Shale ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 010 64933 - 06/26-08/19 Olsen, Erin ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 011 64934 - 06/26-08/19 Park, Hong Min ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 012 64935 - 06/26-08/19 Pashak, Sara ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 013 64936 - 06/26-08/19 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 014 64937 - 06/26-08/19 Redd, Steven ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 015 64938 - 06/26-08/19 Reuter, Ora John ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 016 64939 - 06/26-08/19 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 017 64942 - 06/26-08/19 Sugiyama, Natasha ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 101 64941 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  

POL SCI-990: Research and Thesis (1 - 3 units; G )

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 64943 - 06/26-08/19   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 64944 - 06/26-08/19 Ascher, Ivan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 64945 - 06/26-08/19 Beck, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 64946 - 06/26-08/19 Dolan, Kathleen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 64947 - 06/26-08/19 Ferguson, Kennan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 64948 - 06/26-08/19 Heo, Uk ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 64949 - 06/26-08/19 Holbrook, Thomas ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 64950 - 06/26-08/19 Horowitz, Shale ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 64951 - 06/26-08/19 Olsen, Erin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 64952 - 06/26-08/19 Park, Hong Min ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 64953 - 06/26-08/19 Pashak, Sara ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 64954 - 06/26-08/19 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 64955 - 06/26-08/19 Redd, Steven ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 64956 - 06/26-08/19 Reuter, Ora John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 64957 - 06/26-08/19 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 64958 - 06/26-08/19 Sugiyama, Natasha ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017 64959 - 06/26-08/19 Bohte, John ROOM TBA  

POL SCI-999: Independent Work (1 - 3 units; G )

Individual work directed by a member of the graduate faculty.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 64960 - 06/26-08/19   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002 64961 - 06/26-08/19 Ascher, Ivan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003 64962 - 06/26-08/19 Beck, Robert ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004 64963 - 06/26-08/19 Dolan, Kathleen ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005 64964 - 06/26-08/19 Ferguson, Kennan ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006 64965 - 06/26-08/19 Heo, Uk ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007 64966 - 06/26-08/19 Holbrook, Thomas ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008 64967 - 06/26-08/19 Horowitz, Shale ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009 64968 - 06/26-08/19 Olsen, Erin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010 64969 - 06/26-08/19 Park, Hong Min ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011 64970 - 06/26-08/19 Pashak, Sara ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012 64971 - 06/26-08/19 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013 64972 - 06/26-08/19 Redd, Steven ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014 64973 - 06/26-08/19 Reuter, Ora John ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015 64974 - 06/26-08/19 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016 64976 - 06/26-08/19 Sugiyama, Natasha ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 103 64975 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS