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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-730: Budgeting for Public Sector Professionals (3 units; G )

Budgeting skills for effective local and state government management; financial reporting, revenue collection and administration, pension funds, debt issuance, analytical techniques used in public budgeting.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 52005 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 01/22-05/10 Kreklow, Steven BOL B60  
Counts as repeat of Pub Adm 958: Municipal Finance from Fall 2013.

PUB ADM-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 51429 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/22-05/10   CRT 221  

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 46595 - 01/22-05/10 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 50852 - 01/22-05/10 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  

PUB ADM 959(POL SCI 959): Capstone Seminar in Public Administration (3 units; G )

Seminar in public administration focusing on administrative ethics and applied research. Requires written and oral presentation of research project.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; completion of MPA core curriculum.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 50837 7:00 PM-9:40 PM R 01/22-05/10 Letteney, Scott BOL B87  

PUB ADM 965(POL SCI 965): Municipal Management (3 units; G )

The political, social, and economic contexts in which the urban manager functions, with an emphasis on managing municipal service delivery and resources.

Notes:
Pub Adm 965(Pol Sci 965) & Urb Std 965 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 51430 6:30 PM-9:10 PM T 01/22-05/10   CRT 119  

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 46596 - 01/22-05/10 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 48673 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Singh, Romila LUB N440  
Consent required to audit.

CIV ENG-492: Environmental Impact Assessment (3 units; U/G ; FEE)

Study and evaluation of the impacts of large scale projects on the quality of the environment with emphasis on the assessment of physical and community impacts. Impact statement preparation.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001 54592 5:30 PM-6:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Voigt, Kenneth EMS E130  
Additional Tuition $64.89.

CIV ENG-592: Traffic Control (3 units; U/G ; FEE)

Control of transportation systems with emphasis on traffic engineering principles. Data collection, capacity analysis, traffic improvements, signalization, signs and markings, channelization, intersection, speeds and safety considerations.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001 54586 5:30 PM-8:30 PM W 01/22-05/10 Liu, Yue EMS E169  
Additional Tuition $64.89.

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 53905 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Sigwart, John AUP 189  
Additional Tuition $64.89.

CIV ENG-790: Transportation Systems Design (3 units; G ; FEE)

Principles of systems analysis as they relate to the planning, design and operation of transportation systems. Model building, evaluation, systems management.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; Civ Eng 590(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001 54587 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Qin, Xiao EMS E169  

CRM JST-743: Proseminar: Administration of Criminal Justice Systems (3 units; G )

An examination of criminal justice organizations from a public administration focus, integrating organizational theory and political theory for the analysis of criminal justice administration.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 201 51334 - 01/22-05/10 Williams, Thalia ONLINE WEB  
Special course fee of $275.00 charged in addition to regular tuition. Course conducted completely online; computer and Internet access required.
Special Course Fee: $275.00

GEOG-945: The Internal Structure of the City (3 units; G )

The interaction of forces responsible for the evolution of the city as a spatial form and the allocation of economic and social activity within the spatial configuration.

Notes:
Geog 945 & Urb Std 945 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 54171 3:00 PM-5:40 PM T 01/22-05/10 Bonds, Anne BOL 487  
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 49539 - 01/22-05/10 Davies, Susan ROOM TBA  

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 53529 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/22-05/10   CRT 221  

POL SCI-926: Seminar in the Legislative Process (3 units; G )

Analysis of the legislative process and the role of the legislature in the political system and research in legislative behavior.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 54439 4:00 PM-6:40 PM R 01/22-05/10 Park, Hong Min BOL B60 PDF

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 50420 - 01/22-05/10 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 002 50534 - 01/22-05/10 Anderson, Margo ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 003 50535 - 01/22-05/10 Bonds, Anne ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 004 50536 - 01/22-05/10 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 005 50537 - 01/22-05/10 Freiburger, Tina ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 006 50538 - 01/22-05/10 Ghose, Rina ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 007 50539 - 01/22-05/10 Holifield, Ryan ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 008 50540 - 01/22-05/10 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 009 50541 - 01/22-05/10 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 010 50542 - 01/22-05/10 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 011 50543 - 01/22-05/10 McCarthy, Linda ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 012 50544 - 01/22-05/10 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 013 50545 - 01/22-05/10 Renda, Lex ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 014 50546 - 01/22-05/10 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 015 50547 - 01/22-05/10 Rodriguez, Joseph ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 016 50548 - 01/22-05/10 Sandy, Marie ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 017 50549 - 01/22-05/10 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 018 50550 - 01/22-05/10 Schutz, Aaron ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 019 50551 - 01/22-05/10 Seligman, Amanda ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 020 50552 - 01/22-05/10 Sen, Arijit ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 021 50553 - 01/22-05/10 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 022 50554 - 01/22-05/10 Sziarto, Kristin ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 023 50555 - 01/22-05/10 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 024 50556 - 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  

URB STD-945: The Internal Structure of the City (3 units; G )

The interaction of forces responsible for the evolution of the city as a spatial form and the allocation of economic and social activity within the spatial configuration.

Notes:
Geog 945 & Urb Std 945 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 54225 3:00 PM-5:40 PM T 01/22-05/10 Bonds, Anne BOL 487  
GEOG 945 & URB STD 945 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: grad st.
Consent required to audit.

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
Physical Planning & Municipal Engineering
    3 LEC 001 51584 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Sigwart, John AUP 189  
Consent required to audit.
Urban Agriculture
    3 LEC 002 54528 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Figueroa, Enrique AUP 183  
Consent required to audit.
Community-Engaged Planning
    3 LEC 003 54529 9:00 AM-11:40 AM W 01/22-05/10   AUP 183  
Consent required to audit.
Race, Class and the Just City
    3 LEC 004 55258 6:00 PM-8:40 PM R 01/22-05/10 Figueroa, Enrique AUP 189  
            R   Harris, Kirk    
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-720: Urban Development Theory and Planning (3 units; G )

Spatial, social, economic, and political processes that shape urban development. Application of these processes to fomulate and critique urban plans and policies.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to UrbPlan or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51396 9:00 AM-11:40 AM R 01/22-05/10 Frank, Nancy AUP 189  
            R   Hu, Lingqian    
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-740: Data Analysis Methods I (3 units; G )

Application of quantitative methods most commonly used in urban planning and analysis of the built environment.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; admis to UrbPlan prog, Arch prog, or cons istr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 53131 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/22-05/10 Hu, Lingqian AUP 194  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-762: Housing Markets and Public Policy (3 units; G )

An examination of national and local housing markets, their components and operations, and the impacts on them of a variety of public and private actions.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54524 5:30 PM-8:10 PM M 01/22-05/10   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 51380 4:30 PM-6:20 PM T 01/22-05/10 Flack, David AUP 183  
      LAB 801 51395 6:30 PM-9:10 PM T 01/22-05/10 Jalalianhosseini, Seyedehmahshid AUP 158  

URBPLAN-792: Using Urban Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Planning (3 units; G )

A 'hands on' course in gis using commercial gis software in a computer laboratory setting to provide experience solving problems related to planning and government.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; UrbPlan 791(P) or Geog 525(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LAB 801 51390 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Vepraskas, Paul AUP 194