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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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66892 - 05/28-07/06 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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66286 - 05/28-06/22 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 (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-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 (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66890 - 06/24-08/03 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-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
66044 - 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.
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
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-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
63470 - 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.
Contemporary Problems:Intl Relations w/Focus on UN
    3 SEM 102
63471 - 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.

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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
66894 - 07/22-08/17 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-408: The American Presidency (3 units; U/G )

Study of the office and powers of the president, with an analysis of his major roles as chief administrator, legislative leader, political leader, initiator of foreign policies, Commander-in-Chief and head of state.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
67005 - 06/10-07/20 Park, Hong Min 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.

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
63472 - 06/24-08/17 Ascher, Ivan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 002
63487 - 06/24-08/17 Beck, Robert TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 003
63473 - 06/24-08/17 Dolan, Kathleen TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 004
63474 - 06/24-08/17 Ferguson, Kennan TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 005
63475 - 06/24-08/17 Heo, Uk TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 006
63484 - 06/24-08/17 Holbrook, Thomas TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 007
63485 - 06/24-08/17 Horowitz, Shale TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 008
63486 - 06/24-08/17 Kraft, Patrick TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 009
63476 - 06/24-08/17 Olsen, Erin TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 010
63477 - 06/24-08/17 Park, Hong Min TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 011
63478 - 06/24-08/17 Pashak, Sara TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 012
63479 - 06/24-08/17 Rast, Joel TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 013
63480 - 06/24-08/17 Redd, Steven TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 014
63481 - 06/24-08/17 Reuter, Ora John TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 015
63482 - 06/24-08/17 Shah, Paru TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 016
63483 - 06/24-08/17 Sugiyama, Natasha TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 017
63490 - 06/24-08/17   TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 103
63488 - 06/24-08/17   OFF CAMPUS  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 117
63489 - 06/24-08/17   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
66043 - 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.

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
65019 - 06/24-08/17 Ascher, Ivan TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002
65020 - 06/24-08/17 Beck, Robert TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003
65021 - 06/24-08/17 Dolan, Kathleen TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004
65022 - 06/24-08/17 Ferguson, Kennan TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 005
65024 - 06/24-08/17 Heo, Uk TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 006
65025 - 06/24-08/17 Holbrook, Thomas TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 007
65026 - 06/24-08/17 Horowitz, Shale TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 008
65027 - 06/24-08/17 Kraft, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 009
65028 - 06/24-08/17 Olsen, Erin TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 010
65029 - 06/24-08/17 Park, Hong Min TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 011
65030 - 06/24-08/17 Pashak, Sara TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 012
65031 - 06/24-08/17 Rast, Joel TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 013
65032 - 06/24-08/17 Redd, Steven TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 014
65033 - 06/24-08/17 Reuter, Ora John TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 015
65034 - 06/24-08/17 Shah, Paru TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 016
65035 - 06/24-08/17 Sugiyama, Natasha TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 017
65036 - 06/24-08/17   TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 103
65023 - 06/24-08/17   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
66560 5:30 PM-8:50 PM TR 05/28-07/06 Ihrke, Douglas BOL B64  

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
65052 - 06/24-08/17 Ascher, Ivan TBA  
    0 IND 002
65037 - 06/24-08/17 Beck, Robert TBA  
    0 IND 003
65038 - 06/24-08/17 Dolan, Kathleen TBA  
    0 IND 004
65039 - 06/24-08/17 Ferguson, Kennan TBA  
    0 IND 005
65040 - 06/24-08/17 Heo, Uk TBA  
    0 IND 006
65041 - 06/24-08/17 Holbrook, Thomas TBA  
    0 IND 007
65042 - 06/24-08/17 Horowitz, Shale TBA  
    0 IND 008
65043 - 06/24-08/17 Kraft, Patrick TBA  
    0 IND 009
65044 - 06/24-08/17 Olsen, Erin TBA  
    0 IND 010
65045 - 06/24-08/17 Park, Hong Min TBA  
    0 IND 011
65046 - 06/24-08/17 Pashak, Sara TBA  
    0 IND 012
65047 - 06/24-08/17 Rast, Joel TBA  
    0 IND 013
65048 - 06/24-08/17 Redd, Steven TBA  
    0 IND 014
65049 - 06/24-08/17 Reuter, Ora John TBA  
    0 IND 015
65050 - 06/24-08/17 Shah, Paru TBA  
    0 IND 016
65051 - 06/24-08/17 Sugiyama, Natasha TBA  
    0 IND 017
65054 - 06/24-08/17   TBA  
    0 IND 101
65053 - 06/24-08/17   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
65055 - 06/24-08/17 Ascher, Ivan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
65056 - 06/24-08/17 Beck, Robert TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
65057 - 06/24-08/17 Dolan, Kathleen TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
65058 - 06/24-08/17 Ferguson, Kennan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
65059 - 06/24-08/17 Heo, Uk TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
65060 - 06/24-08/17 Holbrook, Thomas TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007
65061 - 06/24-08/17 Horowitz, Shale TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008
65062 - 06/24-08/17 Kraft, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009
65063 - 06/24-08/17 Olsen, Erin TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
65064 - 06/24-08/17 Park, Hong Min TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011
65065 - 06/24-08/17 Pashak, Sara TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012
65066 - 06/24-08/17 Rast, Joel TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
65067 - 06/24-08/17 Redd, Steven TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014
65068 - 06/24-08/17 Reuter, Ora John TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015
65069 - 06/24-08/17 Shah, Paru TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016
65070 - 06/24-08/17 Sugiyama, Natasha TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 017
65071 - 06/24-08/17   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
65072 - 06/24-08/17 Ascher, Ivan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
65073 - 06/24-08/17 Beck, Robert TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
65074 - 06/24-08/17 Dolan, Kathleen TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
65075 - 06/24-08/17 Ferguson, Kennan TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 005
65076 - 06/24-08/17 Heo, Uk TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 006
65077 - 06/24-08/17 Holbrook, Thomas TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 007
65078 - 06/24-08/17 Horowitz, Shale TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 008
65079 - 06/24-08/17 Kraft, Patrick TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 009
65080 - 06/24-08/17 Olsen, Erin TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 010
65081 - 06/24-08/17 Park, Hong Min TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 011
65082 - 06/24-08/17 Pashak, Sara TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 012
65083 - 06/24-08/17 Rast, Joel TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 013
65084 - 06/24-08/17 Redd, Steven TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 014
65085 - 06/24-08/17 Reuter, Ora John TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 015
65086 - 06/24-08/17 Shah, Paru TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 016
65088 - 06/24-08/17 Sugiyama, Natasha TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 103
65087 - 06/24-08/17   OFF CAMPUS  

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