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ANTHRO-349: Seminar in Ethnography and Cultural Processes (3 units; U/G )

How sociocultural processes are confronted and represented through the genre of ethnography; new monographs used to chart innovations in the form.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Anthro 102(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 22460 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/21-05/08 Applbaum, Ingrid SAB 281  
Consent required to audit.

BIO SCI-380: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; NS)

Selected topics in modern and traditional biology and their relation to society.

Notes:
Specific topics may satisfy major area req; consult dept. Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
DNA in Our Everday Lives
NS   3 SEM 001 18480 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Forst, Steven HON 190 Word
Audit never allowed.
Planet in Crisis
NS   3 SEM 002 21036 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Wimpee, Charles HON 190 Word
Audit never allowed.
Plagues and Pestilence, Past and Present
NS   3 SEM 003 33376 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Wimpee, Charles HON 190 Word
Audit never allowed.

BIO SCI-611: Seminar on Recent Advances in Limnology and Oceanography: (2 units; U/G )

Lectures and discussion of current issues in limnology and oceanography; focus on a specific issue or research topic.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Bio Sci 512(P) or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Limnol,Oceanogrphy Advncs
    2 SEM 001 32510 2:00 PM-3:50 PM R 01/21-05/08 Berges, John LAP 258 PDF

BIO SCI-670: Senior Seminar in Biological Sciences (1 units; U )

Examination of biological literature and preparation, presentation, and discussion of oral reports by individual students.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st; Bio Sci lab course numbered 300-349; declared Bio Sci major.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 SEM 001 18481 2:00 PM-2:50 PM R 01/21-05/08 Zhao, Dazhong TBA  
This class section will be held in LAP N202.

CES-490: Senior Seminar: Conservation and Environmental Science (1 units; U )

Examination of conservation literature and preparation, presentation, and discussion of oral reports by individual students.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st; Conservation & Environmental Sciences major or Bio Sci major.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 SEM 001 21714 10:00 AM-10:50 AM F 01/21-05/08 Latch, Emily LAP 258  
    1 SEM 002 33377 3:00 PM-3:50 PM W 01/21-05/08 Dunn, Peter LAP 253  
    1 SEM 003 33422 1:00 PM-1:50 PM M 01/27-05/08 O'reilly, Neal LUB S191  

COMPLIT-360: Seminar in Literature and Cultural Experience: (3 units; U/G )

How culture is expressed in literary works with specific emphasis on how dominant and marginalized groups are represented in literature.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Paul the Apostle
    3 SEM 001 32735 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Williams, Demetrius CRT 221  

ENGLISH-624: Seminar in Modern Literature: (3 units; U/G )

Focus upon specific themes, critical or aesthetic issues, or significant innovations in modern literature, viewed in a cross-cultural or contemporary context.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st, satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req, 9 cr English and/or CompLit courses at the 300-level or above; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Modernism and the City
    3 SEM 001 32751 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Kincaid, Andrew CRT 466 PDF

ENGLISH-685: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

Investigation in depth of a period, figure, theme, or genre in English or American literature.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Social Dreams: Utopia and Dystopia
HU   3 SEM 001 21664 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Sands, Peter HON 190 Word
Audit never allowed.

FILMSTD-590: Seminar in Contemporary Film Theory (3 units; U )

Contemporary theories and criticism of cinema, from 1960 to the present. Theoretical approaches considered may include structuralism, semiotics, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, feminism, post-structuralism, queer theory.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st; English 390(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 20010 2:00 PM-5:00 PM M 01/27-05/08 Oren, Tasha CRT 405 Word
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GEO SCI-697: Seminar in the Geological Sciences: (1 - 3 units; U/G )

Specific credits and add'l prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course offered.

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

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Geologic Records of Quaternary Climate Change
    3 SEM 001 32575 1:00 PM-3:30 PM R 01/21-05/08 Hooyer, Thomas LAP 264  
Geoscience Application of GIS
    3 SEM 003 21822 10:00 AM-11:50 AM F 01/21-05/08 Ketter, Brett LAP 249  
          12:00 PM-12:50 PM MW        

GEOG-600: Perspectives on Geography (3 units; U )

Seminar on concepts, methods, and approaches to geographic inquiry. Discussion of professional geographic materials, bibliographic procedures and methodologies.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st; declared geography major; writ cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 19915 2:00 PM-3:15 PM WF 01/21-05/08 Bonds, Anne BOL B95  

GERMAN-115: Seminar on Scandinavian Culture: (3 units; U ; HU)

In-depth study of a specific topic in Scandinavian culture, e.g., theatre, film, literature, women's issues, etc.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Norse Mythology
HU   3 SEM 001 33258 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Lundback, Veronica BOL B92  
Consent required to audit.

HIST-293: Seminar on Historical Method: Theory and Approach (3 units; U ; HU)

Systematic exploration of the varieties of historical thought and of common problems in writing history, including causation, generalization, objectivity, purpose and value of history.

Notes:
Not open for cr to students w/cr in, and does not count as repeat of, Hist 291. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 SEM 001 19502 12:30 PM-3:10 PM W 01/21-05/08 McGuinness, Aims NWQ 4489  
Consent required to audit.
HU   3 SEM 002 21915 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/08 Hernandez, Kimberly NWQ 4489 PDF
Consent required to audit.

HIST-398: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; HU)

Reading, discussion, and presentation of papers to help students acquire an understanding of important historical problems from a humanities perspective.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to combined 9 cr max in Hist 398 & 399. Counts as repeat of History 270 & 404 w/similar topic. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Medicine and Healing in Ancient Greece and Rome
HU   3 SEM 001 21621 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Galvao-Sobrinho, Carlos HON 155 PDF
Audit never allowed.

HIST-399: Honors Seminar: (3 units; U ; SS)

Readings, discussion, and presentation of papers to help students acquire an understanding of important historical problems from a social science perspective.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to combined 9 cr max in Hist 398 & 399. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
U. S. Supreme Court: The Critical Cases
SS   3 SEM 001 21622 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Hoeveler, John HON 155 Word
Not open to students who have taken Hist 404 with topic "Politics & the Supreme Court in U.S. History"
Audit never allowed.

HIST-600: Seminar in History: (3 units; U ; OWCB)

In-depth investigation of a period or theme in history. Emphasis on designing and writing a research paper based on primary and secondary sources.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic with petition to department chair to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition & Math Skills competency reqs; Hist 288(P), 291(P), 293(P), 294(P), 594(P), 595(P), or 596(P); declared Hist major or Educ/Soc Studies-Broad Field Hist major.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
The Role of Food in History
OWCB   3 SEM 001 21083 12:30 PM-3:10 PM T 01/21-05/08 Carlin, Martha NWQ 4489  
Consent required to audit.
History of the Heartland
OWCB   3 SEM 002 20651 12:30 PM-3:10 PM R 01/21-05/08 McBride, Genevieve NWQ 4489  
Counts as repeat of course with topic, History of the Midwest
Consent required to audit.
Modern Cities: Why Some Rise, Why Others Fall
OWCB   3 SEM 003 20448 12:30 PM-3:10 PM M 01/27-05/08 Levine, Marc NWQ 4489  
Consent required to audit.
20th Century U.S. History
OWCB   3 SEM 204 20652 - 01/21-05/08 Austin, Joe 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.
Consent required to audit.

HONORS-200: Honors Seminar: The Shaping of the Modern Mind: (3 units; U ; HU)

Introduction to honors work through seminar study of basic texts and problems in the development of modern civilization.

Notes:
Not open to students w/cr in Honors courses at 300-level or above. Retakable once w/chg in topic. Students may not elect cr/no cr option. Prereq: grade of B- or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT; cons Honors College dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Turmoil, Tragedy, and Triumph
HU   3 SEM 001 18818 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/08 Singer, Alan HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.
Freudian Slips
HU   3 SEM 002 18819 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Equitz, Lydia HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Turmoil, Tragedy, and Triumph
HU   3 SEM 003 18820 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Singer, Alan HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.
Vengeful Vixens&Veiled Virgins: Rep of Wmn
HU   3 SEM 004 18821 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Moller, Pia HON 195 PDF
Audit never allowed.
Mechanical & Mystical: From Technology to Magic
HU   3 SEM 005 18823 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Art of Short Fictn:Character&Conflict in Miniature
HU   3 SEM 006 18824 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Petty, Arlene HON 180  
Audit never allowed.
Democratic Vistas:Dreams&Divsn in Mod Amer Thought
HU   3 SEM 007 18825 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Mukherji, Sudeepto HON 180  
Audit never allowed.
Revenge Plots
HU   3 SEM 008 21000 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Southward, David HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.
Democratic Vistas:Dreams&Divsn in Mod Amer Thought
HU   3 SEM 009 21069 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Mukherji, Sudeepto HON 180  
Audit never allowed.
Mechanical & Mystical: From Technology to Magic
HU   3 SEM 010 22372 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Szczepaniak-Gillece, Jocelyn HON 190 Word
Audit never allowed.
Portraits of the Past: History, Memory & the Arts
HU   3 SEM 012 33320 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/08 Mukherji, Sudeepto HON 180  
Audit never allowed.
War on Crime:Crime,Criminalization &Urban America
HU   3 SEM 013 33321 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/21-05/08 Moller, Pia HON 195 PDF
Audit never allowed.
The Last 'Good' War?: The Eastern Front
HU   3 SEM 014 33322 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Equitz, Lydia HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Imperial Idea in Modern European History
HU   3 SEM 015 33323 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Singer, Alan HON 195 Word
Audit never allowed.
Dirty Realism and the Other America
HU   3 SEM 016 33324 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Schneider, Benjamin HON 180 Word
Audit never allowed.
Nostalgic Fictions: The Odyssey and Its Afterlife
HU   3 SEM 017 33343 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Hausdoerffer, William HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
War on Crime:Crime,Criminalization &Urban America
HU   3 SEM 018 33344 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Moller, Pia HON 195 PDF
Audit never allowed.
Revenge Plots
HU   3 SEM 019 33345 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Southward, David HON 180 Word
Audit never allowed.
Nostalgic Fictions: The Odyssey and Its Afterlife
HU   3 SEM 021 33757 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Hausdoerffer, William HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.

HONORS 350(680): Honors Seminar in the Humanities: (3 units; U ; HU)

Seminar on interdisciplinary topics or on the broader implications of a faculty member's research.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9H cr max. Cr/no cr not permitted. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
From Tower to Gutter: The Provocations of Ulysses
HU   3 SEM 001 22187 3:30 PM-4:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Hausdoerffer, William HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.
Cyborg Literature
HU   3 SEM 002 32408 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Baum, Rachel HON 180 Word
Audit never allowed.
Poetry and the Psyche
HU   3 SEM 004 33758 5:30 PM-6:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Southward, David HON 155 Word
Audit never allowed.

HONORS-380: Honors Seminar in the Arts: (3 units; U ; A)

Selected topics in the theory and practice of creative and expressive arts. Taught by practicing artists.

Notes:
Retakable once w/chg in topic. Prereq: soph st; Honors 200(P); cons Honors College dir.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Image Bank: Photography as a Way of Seeing
A   3 SEM 001 18827 4:00 PM-5:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Brauner, Marna MIT 349  
Audit never allowed.
Shakespeare on the Screen(s)
A   3 SEM 002 19516 9:30 AM-10:45 AM MW 01/21-05/08 Phillabaum, Corliss HON 180 Word
Audit never allowed.

INTLST-550: Senior Seminar in International Studies: (3 units; U/G )

Interdisciplinary seminar with emphasis on functional/regional problems in world affairs.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: declared Intl Stds major or minor, or cons instr or prog coord.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Affect, Art, & Politics
    3 SEM 001 22071 12:30 PM-3:15 PM T 01/21-05/08 Stern, Nathaniel LUB S165  
Consent required to audit.

JAMS-661: Seminar in Media Communication and Society: (3 units; U/G )

Topics related to the mass media; the research process; development of a seminar paper based on original research.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs, if any, announced in the Schedule of Classes.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Selected by Students
    3 SEM 001 15556 9:30 AM-12:10 PM M 01/27-05/08 Backes, David BOL 531  
Consent required to audit.
Media Effects/Persuasion
    3 SEM 002 22121 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Cao, Xiaoxia BOL 581  
Consent required to audit.
Selected by Students
    3 SEM 003 22122 9:30 AM-12:10 PM W 01/21-05/08 Backes, David BOL 531  
This section for undergraduate students only.
Consent required to audit.
War News, Entertainment, and Persuasion
    3 SEM 004 32879 3:30 PM-4:45 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Smith, Jeffery BOL 581 Word
Consent required to audit.

MATH-222: Honors Calculus II (5 units; U )

Continuation of Math 221.

Notes:
Max of 6 cr in combination of Math 221 & 222 may count toward Honors College reqs. Prereq: C or better in Math 221(P) or B or better in Math 232(P); cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    5 SEM 001 21085 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MTWR 01/21-05/08 Bell, Allen EMS E424A  
Consent required to audit.

MATH-341: Seminar: Introduction to the Language and Practice of Mathematics (3 units; U )

Goal: facility with mathematical language and method of conjecture, proof and counter example, with emphasis on proofs. Topics: logic, sets, functions and others.

Notes:
Prereq: math placement level A.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 SEM 001 15780 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Okun, Boris EMS E140  
    3 SEM 002 15781 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/21-05/08 Boyd, Suzanne EMS E140  

PHILOS-681: Seminar in Advanced Topics: (3 units; U/G )

Seminar on a philosopher, philosophical movement, issue, or problem for majors and graduate students. Research papers required. Additional prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: sr st & 12 cr in philos at 300-level or above; or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Agency and Normativity
    3 SEM 001 20090 3:30 PM-6:10 PM W 01/21-05/08 Ferrero, Luca CRT 607  
Consent required to audit.

PHILOS-685: Senior Capstone Research Seminar: (3 units; U )

Seminar study of a philosopher, philosophical movement, text, or topic for senior philosophy majors. Research paper and presentation required.

Notes:
Satisfies L&S research req. Retakable w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: sr st; declared Philos major; or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
International Justice
    3 SEM 001 15816 12:30 PM-1:45 PM MW 01/21-05/08 Neufeld, Blain CRT 607  
Consent required to audit.