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Public Administration
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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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 26187 7:00 PM-9:40 PM R 09/05-12/14 Letteney, Scott KEN 1160  

PUB ADM-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 21404 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 09/11-12/14 Kreklow, Steven AUP 104  
Consent required to audit.

PUB ADM-750: Public Administration Risk and Analysis (3 units; G )

Efficiency analysis; return-on-investment analysis; shared services vs. privatization; total employee compensation as a management tool; risk mitigation; the government purchasing process.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 002 24730 6:00 PM-8:40 PM T 09/05-12/14 Henschel, Edmund BOL B80  

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 21405 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 09/05-12/14 Ihrke, Douglas CRT 103  

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 16909 - 09/05-12/14 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

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 21443 - 09/05-12/14 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  

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 16910 - 09/05-12/14 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM 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 19078 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 09/05-12/14 Singh, Romila LUB N116  
Consent required to audit.

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. Retakeable to a total of 6 crs.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 19905 - 09/05-12/14 Davies, Susan ROOM 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 22597 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 09/05-12/14 Ihrke, Douglas CRT 103  

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 20737 - 09/05-12/14 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 002 21106 - 09/05-12/14 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 003 21213 - 09/05-12/14   ROOM 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 22928 1:30 PM-4:10 PM M 09/11-12/14 Kessler, Gregory AUP 189  

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 21807 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 09/05-12/14 Carlson, Virginia AUP 189  

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:
May be retaken w/chg 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 22028 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 09/05-12/14 Hu, Lingqian AUP 194  
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 001 22640 1:30 PM-4:10 PM W 09/05-12/14 Frank, Nancy AUP 189  
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 21813 9:00 AM-11:40 AM M 09/11-12/14 Schneider, Robert AUP 194  
Consent required to audit.

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 23179 4:30 PM-6:20 PM T 09/05-12/14 Flack, David AUP 189 PDF
      LAB 801 22927 6:30 PM-9:10 PM T 09/05-12/14 Jalalianhosseini, Seyedehmahshid AUP 194  

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 21805 9:00 AM-11:40 AM TR 09/05-12/14 Schneider, Robert AUP 183  
            TR   White, Sammis    

URBPLAN-857: Urban Design as Public Policy (3 units; G )

Orients students in urban planning to urban design problems as matters of public policy with focus on the analysis and implementation of urban design proposals rather than on the techniques used to generate such proposals.

Notes:
Not open to students who have cr in Arch 749 which is identical to UrbPlan 857. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 24890 9:00 AM-11:40 AM W 09/05-12/14 Esswein, Carolyn AUP 183