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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
50241 6:00 PM-8:40 PM M 01/27-05/07 Kreklow, Steven BOL B60  

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
49889 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/27-05/07 Schnupp, Shelly LUB S165  

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
46865 - 01/21-05/07 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
49467 - 01/21-05/07 Swartz, Mark 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
49456 7:00 PM-9:40 PM R 01/21-05/07 Letteney, Scott BOL 294  

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
49890 6:30 PM-9:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Lahner, Kevin BOL B60  

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
46866 - 01/21-05/07 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
47698 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/21-05/07 Singh, Romila LUB S341  
Audit never allowed.

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.

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
51093 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Sigwart, John AUP 183  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001
Graduate
53313 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Sigwart, John AUP 183  

CIV ENG-594G: 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.

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
51093 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Sigwart, John AUP 183  
  (FEE) 3 LEC 001
Graduate
53313 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Sigwart, John AUP 183  

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
51298 5:30 PM-8:10 PM T 01/21-05/07   EMS E130  

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 001
49803 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 01/21-05/07 Hassell, Kimberly HLT G90  

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
54143 3:00 PM-5:40 PM W 01/21-05/07 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
48395 - 01/21-05/07 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
50935 4:00 PM-6:40 PM M 01/27-05/07   BOL B40  

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
49117 - 01/21-05/07   ROOM TBA  
    2 - 3 FLD 002
49211 - 01/21-05/07   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
54077 3:00 PM-5:40 PM W 01/21-05/07 Bonds, Anne BOL 487  
Consent required to audit.

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.

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
52361 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Carlson, Virginia AUP 189  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53529 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Carlson, Virginia AUP 189  

URBPLAN-684G: 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.

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
52361 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Carlson, Virginia AUP 189  
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53529 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 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.

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
49987 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Sigwart, John AUP 183  
Consent required to audit.
Physical Planning & Municipal Engineering
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53530 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Sigwart, John AUP 183  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-692G: 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.

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
49987 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Sigwart, John AUP 183  
Consent required to audit.
Physical Planning & Municipal Engineering
    3 LEC 001
Graduate
53530 1:00 PM-2:45 PM TR 01/21-05/07 Sigwart, John AUP 183  
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
49858 9:00 AM-11:40 AM R 01/21-05/07 Hu, Lingqian AUP 183  
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
50798 1:30 PM-4:10 PM W 01/21-05/07 Hu, Lingqian AUP 189  
            W     AUP 158  
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
55290 4:30 PM-6:20 PM M 01/27-05/07 Benedict, Michael ROOM TBA  
      LAB 801
55291 6:30 PM-8:10 PM M 01/27-05/07 Loft, Makenzee ROOM TBA  

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
49852 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/21-05/07 Vepraskas, Paul AUP 194  

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