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Public Administration
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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PUB ADM-400: Ethics and Responsibility in Public Administration (3 units; U/G )

How public administrators make ethically-sound decisions; moral and value systems that shape public administration; temptations that can cause officials to stray from ethical standards.

Notes:
Counts as repeat of Pol Sci 387 w/"Administrative Ethics & Responsibility" subtitle. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 53049 - 09/02-12/11 Hatch, Dennis ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

PUB ADM 461(POL SCI 461): Organizational Theory and Practice (3 units; U/G )

Analysis of the role of organizations in contemporary society, with particular emphasis on governmental organizations that have formal regulation of individual group behavior as their basic functions.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51039 7:00 PM-9:40 PM T 09/02-12/11 Andersson, Fredrik BOL B79  

PUB ADM 630(POL SCI 630): Budgeting and Finance in the Public Sector (3 units; U/G )

Examination of the budgeting process in the public sector; development of skills in budgeting and financial management. Topics include capital budgeting, debt management, revenue forecasting, and auditing.

Notes:
Jointly-offered w/& counts as repeat of UrbPlan 630. Prereq: sr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 48164 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 09/08-12/11 Bohte, John BOL B84  

PUB ADM-705: Government Public Relations (3 units; G )

External communication in public administration for democratic accountability and fulfilling the mission of the agency, such as responsiveness, outreach, and public sector advertising.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52213 4:30 PM-7:10 PM W 09/02-12/11 Lee, Mordecai BOL B68  

PUB ADM-763: Scope and Dynamics of Public Administration (3 units; G )

The field of public administration, including organization theory, public management, the politics of administration, and the role of government in policy-making.

Notes:
Pol Sci 763 & Pub Adm 763 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 48165 7:00 PM-9:40 PM W 09/02-12/11 Ihrke, Douglas BOL B72  

PUB ADM 792(POL SCI 792): Decision-Making for Nonprofit and Public Organizations (3 units; G )

Research methods including research design, measurement, and analysis. Qualitative and quantitative decision-making methods. Understanding and using basic statistical concepts and techniques in decision making.

Notes:
Nonprof 792 & Pub Adm 792(Pol Sci 792) 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 51260 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 09/02-12/11 Bohte, John LAP 252  

PUB ADM-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

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

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001 52215 - 09/02-12/11 Bohte, John TBA  
Audit never allowed.

PUB ADM-914: Seminar in Intergovernment Relations (3 units; G )

Policy issues in intergovernmental relations and the complex governmental context in which Americans live and work.

Notes:
Pol Sci 914 & Pub Adm 914 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 201 51036 - 09/02-12/11 Poppe, Gerald ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

PUB ADM 921(POL SCI 921): Public Service Administrative Internship (3 units; G )

This course combines a supervised field placement in a governmental agency or non-profit organization with class sessions and assignments designed to augment the work experience.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 FLD 001 48290 - 09/02-12/11 Bohte, John TBA  

PUB ADM 958(POL SCI 958): Seminar in Public Administration: (3 units; G )

Selected topics covering different aspects of public administration.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Nonprofit Economy
    3 SEM 001 48166 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 09/08-12/11 Andersson, Fredrik BOL B68  
Prereq; none.

PUB ADM-999: Independent Study (1 - 3 units; G )

Independent study in a subject area of special need or interest after consultation with a faculty member.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 36331 - 09/02-12/11 Bohte, John TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 002 36332 - 09/02-12/11 Chikoto, Grace TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 003 36333 - 09/02-12/11 Ihrke, Douglas TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 3 IND 004 52214 - 09/02-12/11 Andersson, Fredrik TBA  
Consent required to audit.

 
Additional Courses - Public Administration
 
BUS ADM-738: Human Resource Management (3 units; G )

Strategies for attracting, retaining and developing a diverse and international workforce. Topics include employment law, diversity, staffing, training, performance management, compensation and current issues.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; BusMgmt 706(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 39607 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 09/02-12/11 Singh, Romila LUB N116  
Consent required to audit.

CIV ENG-594: Physical Planning and Municipal Engineering (3 units; U/G ; FEE)

Organization and structure of local government, zoning and planning, subdivision layout, street design, transit service, urban drainage, storm and sanitary sewer, water supply and other public works activities.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001 52706 4:00 PM-5:15 PM TR 09/02-12/11   EMS E225  
Additional Tuition $64.89.

IND REL-921: Internship in Industrial Relations (1 - 6 units; G )

An internship with a company, union or a governmental agency in the field of human resources and labor relations. Project paper required.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; 8 cr in MHRLR Prog completed.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 43337 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  

POL SCI-763: Scope and Dynamics of Public Administration (3 units; G )

The field of public administration, including organization theory, public management, the politics of administration, and the role of government in policy-making.

Notes:
Pol Sci 763 & Pub Adm 763 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 53660 7:00 PM-9:40 PM W 09/02-12/11 Ihrke, Douglas BOL B72  

POL SCI-914: Seminar in Intergovernmental Relations (3 units; G )

Policy issues in intergovernmental relations and the complex governmental context in which Americans live and work.

Notes:
Pol Sci 914 & Pub Adm 914 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 201 53661 - 09/02-12/11 Poppe, Gerald ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

URB STD-927: Urban Internship (2 - 3 units; G )

Advanced application and analysis of theory and acquired skills in supervised agency assignment.

Notes:
Retakable to 6 cr max. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 - 3 FLD 001 46231 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 002 47145 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 003 47454 - 09/02-12/11   TBA  

URBPLAN-651: Land Use Planning Practice (3 units; U/G )

Specific land planning methods and applications (subdivision regulation, zoning, site plan review, building permit process) used to implement community plans.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49855 2:30 PM-5:10 PM M 09/08-12/11 Kessler, Gregory AUP 110  

URBPLAN-684: Planning Local Economic Development (3 units; U/G )

Exploration of the role of planning in the generation, evaluation, and implementation of policies for the development and revitalization of communities.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49854 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 09/02-12/11 Casey, Timothy EMS E150  

URBPLAN-692: Special Topics in Urban Planning: (1 - 3 units; U/G )

Provides a format for the development and presentation of new material in Urban Planning on an experimental, one-term basis. Specific cr & any additional prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes whenever course is offered.

Notes:
Retakeable with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
GIS and Transportation
    3 LEC 001 50813 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 09/02-12/11 Hu, Lingqian AUP 194  
Consent required to audit.
Special Capacities within BIM
    3 LEC 002 53796 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 09/02-12/11   AUP 158  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-711: Planning Theories and Practice (3 units; G )

Theories about how planners should act in the planning process. History, values, and ethics of the profession; methods of participation; discussion of power in planning.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 002 53889 1:30 PM-4:10 PM W 09/02-12/11 Frank, Nancy AUP 183  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-721: Applied Planning Methods (3 units; G )

Data sources and analysis techniques for urban planning. Survey design, economic analyses, benefit/cost analysis, market areas; the complexities of public and private data sources.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49885 5:30 PM-8:10 PM T 09/02-12/11 Schneider, Robert AUP 194  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-751: Introduction to Urban Design and Physical Planning (3 units; G )

Planning for human needs as related to the physical layout and spatial design of urban environments.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52297 9:00 AM-11:40 AM W 09/02-12/11 Esswein, Carolyn AUP 183  

URBPLAN-791: Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems for Planning (3 units; G )

Use of spatially related information including gis and land records systems for improved productivity and decision making in service delivery, management, policy-planning, and land development.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401 49737 1:30 PM-4:10 PM T 09/02-12/11 Hu, Lingqian AUP 183  
            T   Huxhold, William    
      LAB 801 49738 5:30 PM-8:10 PM T 09/02-12/11 Hu, Lingqian AUP 158  
            T   Huxhold, William    
      LAB 802 49883 9:00 AM-11:40 AM F 09/02-12/11 Hu, Lingqian AUP 158  
            F   Huxhold, William    

URBPLAN-810: Planning Policy Analysis (6 units; G )

Application of planning analysis tools in the context of policy issues involving planners; a case studies approach stressing both policy analysis and the role of the planner.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; UrbPlan 701(P), 702(P), 711(P), 720(P), 721(P), 740(P); or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    6 LEC 001 49849 9:00 AM-11:40 AM TR 09/02-12/11 White, Sammis AUP 183