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Political Science
Chair: Sara Pashak, BOL 614C, sbenesh@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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
54301 - 01/21-05/07 Davis, Nicholas 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.

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.
Enroll in LEC 202 or LEC 401 & any DIS 601-605.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 202
54302 - 02/10-03/21 Kraft, Patrick 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.
SS   3 LEC 401
49988 9:00 AM-9:50 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Dolan, Kathleen LUB N146  
SS     DIS 601
50187 2:00 PM-2:50 PM T 01/21-05/07   BOL 294  
SS     DIS 602
50188 9:00 AM-9:50 AM T 01/21-05/07   BOL B95  
SS     DIS 603
51247 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/21-05/07   BOL 294  
SS     DIS 604
51703 3:00 PM-3:50 PM W 01/21-05/07   LUB S233  
SS     DIS 605
51248 1:00 PM-1:50 PM M 01/21-05/07   LUB S191  

POL SCI-105: State Politics (3 units; U ; SS)

Processes and functions of state governments and their relations with the national government and local governments; special emphasis on Wisconsin politics.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
54303 - 01/21-05/07 Holbrook, Thomas 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.

POL SCI-106: Politics of the World's Nations (3 units; U ; SS)

Introduction to political issues facing the governments of industrialized and developing nations, democratic and authoritarian, considering the similarities and differences between these nations and America.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001
50718 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Horowitz, Kristin BOL B46  

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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
54304 - 01/21-05/07 Davis, Nicholas 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.

POL SCI-203: Introduction to Political Science Research (3 units; U )

An overview of quantitative political science research. The role of theory, research design, and measurement.

Notes:
Research methods course. Prereq: one pol sci course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54308 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Redd, Steven BOL B60  

POL SCI-281: Classics of Political Theory (3 units; U )

Power, authority, liberty, justice, law, and other basic ideas of politics and government as treated in the classic works of political thought.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54309 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Ferguson, Kennan BOL B92  

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
51624 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

POL SCI-314: Chinese Politics and Foreign Policy (3 units; U )

Historical background. Communism and its reform: leadership and political change; economic policy; corruption; human rights; population; environment; Tibet and Xinjiang; foreign policy.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54310 4:00 PM-6:40 PM T 01/21-05/07 Horowitz, Shale BOL B92  
Meets research requirement.

POL SCI-316: International Law (3 units; U/G )

Rules and principles of behavior which govern nations in their relations with one another, as illustrated in texts and cases.

Notes:
International politics course. Prereq: jr st.

Rules and principles of behavior which govern nations in their relations with one another, as illustrated in texts and cases.

Notes:
International politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
56123 12:30 PM-1:45 PM R 01/21-05/07 Beck, Robert AUP 170  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
56126 12:30 PM-1:45 PM R 01/21-05/07 Beck, Robert AUP 170  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.

POL SCI-316G: International Law (3 units; U/G )

Rules and principles of behavior which govern nations in their relations with one another, as illustrated in texts and cases.

Notes:
International politics course. Prereq: jr st.

Rules and principles of behavior which govern nations in their relations with one another, as illustrated in texts and cases.

Notes:
International politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
56123 12:30 PM-1:45 PM R 01/21-05/07 Beck, Robert AUP 170  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
56126 12:30 PM-1:45 PM R 01/21-05/07 Beck, Robert AUP 170  
Course taught partially online. Internet access req'd. Regular UWM tuition assessed.

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.

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
50977 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53507 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  

POL SCI-328G: 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.

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
50977 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53507 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Brusin, David BOL B64  

POL SCI-335: Comparative Political Systems (3 units; U/G )

Government and politics in various Western and developing countries, stressing common experience as well as differences conditioned by diverse circumstances.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Prereq: jr st.

Government and politics in various Western and developing countries, stressing common experience as well as differences conditioned by diverse circumstances.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
52296 - 01/21-05/07 Park, Hong Min 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.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
Graduate
54380 - 01/21-05/07 Park, Hong Min 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.

POL SCI-335G: Comparative Political Systems (3 units; U/G )

Government and politics in various Western and developing countries, stressing common experience as well as differences conditioned by diverse circumstances.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Prereq: jr st.

Government and politics in various Western and developing countries, stressing common experience as well as differences conditioned by diverse circumstances.

Notes:
Comparative politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
52296 - 01/21-05/07 Park, Hong Min 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.
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
Graduate
54380 - 01/21-05/07 Park, Hong Min 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.

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
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
54315 - 01/21-05/07 Horowitz, Shale 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.

POL SCI-343: Asian International Relations (3 units; U )

Analysis of recent relations of the major powers in East, Southeast, and South Asia, especially the problems of the smaller states and the role of the United States.

Notes:
International politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
54316 - 01/21-05/07 Heo, Uk 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.

POL SCI-379: Morality, Conflict and War (3 units; U )

Examines the conditions that make for war and peace in world politics, and considers relevant moral and ethical arguments about war.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
51252 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/07 Horowitz, Kristin CRT 124  

POL SCI-382: Modern Political Thought (3 units; U/G )

Liberal democracy, traditional conservatism, fascism, communism and socialism, with emphasis on the development and problems of democracy.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: jr st.

Liberal democracy, traditional conservatism, fascism, communism and socialism, with emphasis on the development and problems of democracy.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54317 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ascher, Ivan CRT 124  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54381 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ascher, Ivan CRT 124  

POL SCI-382G: Modern Political Thought (3 units; U/G )

Liberal democracy, traditional conservatism, fascism, communism and socialism, with emphasis on the development and problems of democracy.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: jr st.

Liberal democracy, traditional conservatism, fascism, communism and socialism, with emphasis on the development and problems of democracy.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54317 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ascher, Ivan CRT 124  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54381 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ascher, Ivan CRT 124  

POL SCI-384: The Philosophy of Law (3 units; U/G )

The idea of law and its relationship to morality. Issues of legal obligation, rights, responsibility, and punishment.

Notes:
Philos 384 & Pol Sci 384 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Political theory course. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr in philos or previous course in political theory or law studies recom.

The idea of law and its relationship to morality. Issues of legal obligation, rights, responsibility, and punishment.

Notes:
Philos 384 & Pol Sci 384 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Political theory course. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr in philos or previous course in political theory or law studies recom.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
52309 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Husi, Stanislaus BOL B79  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54382 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Husi, Stanislaus BOL B79  

POL SCI-384G: The Philosophy of Law (3 units; U/G )

The idea of law and its relationship to morality. Issues of legal obligation, rights, responsibility, and punishment.

Notes:
Philos 384 & Pol Sci 384 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Political theory course. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr in philos or previous course in political theory or law studies recom.

The idea of law and its relationship to morality. Issues of legal obligation, rights, responsibility, and punishment.

Notes:
Philos 384 & Pol Sci 384 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Political theory course. Prereq: jr st; 3 cr in philos or previous course in political theory or law studies recom.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
52309 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Husi, Stanislaus BOL B79  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54382 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Husi, Stanislaus BOL B79  

POL SCI-386: Contemporary Political Theory (3 units; U/G )

Survey of current work in different branches of political theory, including formal, analytical, and critical theory.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: jr st.

Survey of current work in different branches of political theory, including formal, analytical, and critical theory.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54318 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ascher, Ivan CRT 124  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54383 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ascher, Ivan CRT 124  

POL SCI-386G: Contemporary Political Theory (3 units; U/G )

Survey of current work in different branches of political theory, including formal, analytical, and critical theory.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: jr st.

Survey of current work in different branches of political theory, including formal, analytical, and critical theory.

Notes:
Political theory course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54318 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ascher, Ivan CRT 124  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54383 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Ascher, Ivan CRT 124  

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

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 001
50441 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Holbrook, Thomas LUB N110  
QLB   3 LEC 001
Graduate
54384 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Holbrook, Thomas LUB N110  

POL SCI-390G: 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

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 001
50441 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Holbrook, Thomas LUB N110  
QLB   3 LEC 001
Graduate
54384 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Holbrook, Thomas LUB N110  

POL SCI-391: Current Crises and Events in International Relations (3 units; U )

Examines several current crises or challenging international events--defined as unstable, pressing international situations in which significant change appears imminent.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
51254 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/07 Horowitz, Kristin CRT 124  

POL SCI-412: Constitutional Law: Civil Rights and Liberties (3 units; U/G )

Cases in civil rights and liberties in such areas as equal protection, due process, and First Amendment freedoms.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
51250 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Pashak, Sara BOL B52  

POL SCI-416: Judicial Politics (3 units; U/G )

Trial and appellate court structure; litigation in federal and state contexts; key actors in the judicial process, including litigants, lawyers, judges, and juries.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: jr st.

Trial and appellate court structure; litigation in federal and state contexts; key actors in the judicial process, including litigants, lawyers, judges, and juries.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54319 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Olsen, Erin LUB S220  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54385 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Olsen, Erin LUB S220  

POL SCI-416G: Judicial Politics (3 units; U/G )

Trial and appellate court structure; litigation in federal and state contexts; key actors in the judicial process, including litigants, lawyers, judges, and juries.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: jr st.

Trial and appellate court structure; litigation in federal and state contexts; key actors in the judicial process, including litigants, lawyers, judges, and juries.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
54319 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Olsen, Erin LUB S220  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54385 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/07 Olsen, Erin LUB S220  

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.

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 001
54320 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Redd, Steven BOL B56  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54386 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Redd, Steven BOL B56  

POL SCI-423G: 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.

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 001
54320 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Redd, Steven BOL B56  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
54386 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Redd, Steven BOL B56  

POL SCI-464: Sex, Gender, and the Law (3 units; U )

Topics in federal and state law pertaining to women, gender, and feminism, such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, and pay equity.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
54321 - 01/21-05/07 Olsen, Erin 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. Meets research requirement.

POL SCI-471: Problems in Law Studies: (3 units; U/G )

Discussion of selected problems in contemporary law and politics, such as civil rights movements or law and sexuality.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Free Speech Clause
    3 SEM 001
51021 6:30 PM-9:10 PM M 01/27-05/07 Bloch, Bradley BOL B87  

POL SCI-475: Political Psychology (3 units; U )

Examination of the psychological origins of citizens' political beliefs and action. An overview of theories and methods in the field of political psychology.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 201
56113 - 02/03-03/14 Kraft, Patrick 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.
Consent required to audit.

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
44456 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 002
44443 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 003
44444 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 004
44445 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 120
53211 - 01/21-05/07   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
47522 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

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
46581 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 002
46582 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 003
46583 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 004
46584 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 105
46597 - 01/21-05/07   OFF CAMPUS  

POL SCI-702: Advanced Techniques of Political Science Research (3 units; G )

Advanced course in quantitative analysis stressing the application of econometric techniques to the study of politics.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Pol Sci 701(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
55946 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/27-05/07 Park, Hong Min BOL 293  

POL SCI-769: Analyzing and Evaluating Public Policies and Programs (3 units; G )

Examination of methods, including cost-benefit analysis and decision analysis, that aid policy makers and administrators in understanding and assessing public and nonprofit sector policies and programs.

Notes:
Pol Sci 769 & Pub Adm 769 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
50935 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/27-05/07   BOL B40  

POL SCI-791: Nonprofit Advocacy and Public Policy (3 units; G )

Strategies and methods of nonprofit advocacy and their use by nonprofit organizations in shaping public policy. Implications of the public policy process for nonprofit organizations.

Notes:
Nonprofit 791 & Pol Sci 791 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001
51017 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 01/27-05/07 McCallum, James BOL B56  

POL SCI-801: Proseminar in Political Theory (3 units; G )

Political theory for graduate students in any field, based on historical and contemporary texts that illustrate different understandings of politics and political theory.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001
54322 7:00 PM-9:50 PM T 01/21-05/07 Ferguson, Kennan BOL B72  
Consent required to audit.

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
46602 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 002
46603 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 003
46604 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    0 IND 004
46605 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

POL SCI-952: The Politics of Developing Nations: (3 units; G )

Variable content course.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Democratization in Comparative Perspective
    3 SEM 001
54342 4:00 PM-6:40 PM R 01/21-05/07 Sugiyama, Natasha BOL B72  

POL SCI-974: Seminar in Politics and Public Policy (3 units; G )

Research in the formulation and execution of public policy in a democratic society.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001
54345 4:00 PM-6:40 PM W 01/21-05/07 Shah, Paru LUB S233  

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
46621 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
46622 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
46623 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
46624 - 01/21-05/07   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
46640 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 002
46641 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 003
46642 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    1 - 3 IND 004
46643 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  

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