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COMPLIT-230: Literature and Society: (3 units; U ; HU)

Relationships between literature and aspects of society, e.g., philosophical movements; history; gender, race, class, or sexuality.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none. CompLit 133(R).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Rock 'n' Roll Narratives: Lit, Music, & the Media
HU   3 LEC 201 55173 - 01/22-05/10 Momcilovic, Dragoslav ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

ED POL 113(403): The Milwaukee Community (3 units; U ; SS)

An overview of communities and neighborhood groups in Milwaukee.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 001 49167 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10   CRT 309  
This course includes an extended field trip to different sites in Milwaukee. The course fee pays for field trip transportation. Students who cannot fit the field trip for their section into their schedule will have the option of going on the trip for a different section.
SS (FEE) 3 LEC 003 49127 4:30 PM-7:10 PM M 01/22-05/10 Johnson, Florence MER 316  
This course includes an extended field trip to different sites in Milwaukee. The course fee pays for field trip transportation. Students who cannot fit the field trip for their section into their schedule will have the option of going on the trip for a different section.

ED POL-114: Community Problems (3 units; U )

This course will examine how social problems impact upon communities and neighborhoods, how they are defined, and how these definitions influence social policies and programs.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 49168 11:00 AM-12:15 PM WF 01/22-05/10 Williams, Gary END 115  

ED POL-203: Communities and Neighborhoods in America (3 units; U )

Students will construct a survey of their neighborhoods, examine theories of community structure, and analyze neighborhood improvement movements. Fulfills Ed Pol 113 req for CED.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 291 49184 - 01/22-05/10 Swaminathan, Rajeswari ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable tuition and other fees, will be charged for this section
Taught completely on-line, internet access req'd. UWM off campus tuition assessed.

ED POL-601: Foundations of Community-Based Organizations (3 units; U/G )

Overview of community based organizations, their structures, functions, & administration. Students will also be taught proposal writing skills.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 291 49114 - 01/22-05/10   ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to applicable tuition and other fees, will be charged for this section
Taught completely on-line, internet access req'd. UWM off campus tuition assessed.

ED POL-630: Race and Public Policy in Urban America (3 units; U/G )

Examination of the relationship between race and public policy with emphasis on issues (housing, crime, welfare reform, poverty, employment, discrimination, etc.) impacting urban communities.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54572 5:30 PM-8:10 PM M 01/22-05/10 Hall, James END 546  

GEOG-114: Geography of Race in the United States (3 units; U ; CD,SS)

Contemporary geographic issues of segregation, assimilation, belonging, and exclusion facing African-American, white, Asian, Latino, Native American and either groups in the U.S. 2 hrs lec, 1 hr dis.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
CD,SS   3 LEC 201 50604 - 01/22-05/10   ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

GEOG-443: Cities of the World: Comparative Urban Geography (3 units; U/G )

Geographic analysis of world urban systems with emphasis on the cultural traditions, form, function and socio-economic development of cities.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & Geog 110(P), 115(P), or 140(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 51605 - 01/22-05/10 Lim, So Hyung ONLINE WEB  
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

GEOG-525: Geographic Information Science (4 units; U/G )

Geographic and information theoretical foundations of geographic information science (GIS). Use of macro languages in a software project to expand GIS functionality. 3 hrs lec, 2 hrs lab.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st, & Geog 215(P); or grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    4 LEC 401 50054 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Xu, Zengwang LAP 252  
      LAB 801 50055 10:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/22-05/10   BOL 293  
      LAB 802 50056 11:00 AM-12:50 PM R 01/22-05/10   BOL 289  

GEOG-564: Urban Environmental Change and Social Justice (3 units; U/G )

Spatial aspects of contributors to urban environmental change affecting social justice. Inequitable distribution of environmental risks and benefits; challenge of developing policies.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 50607 11:00 AM-12:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Holifield, Ryan BOL B68 PDF

HIST-303: A History of Greek Civilization: The Greek City-State (3 units; U/G )

Greek history from prehistoric times to the death of Alexander the Great.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54154 12:30 PM-1:45 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Milco, Katherine HLT G90  
Undergraduate credit only, this semester.

HIST-463: History of the American City (3 units; U/G )

Character of American urbanization and its social and political consequences; responses to 'urban problems' from the early nineteenth century to the present.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 54142 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Seligman, Amanda HLT G90 Word

HIST-595: The Quantitative Analysis of Historical Data (3 units; U/G ; QLB)

Statistical methods and the computer in analysis of historical problems: statistics through regression; use of social science computer package; special techniques for handling historical data.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; completion of Oral and Written Communication (OWC) Competency Part A & Quantitative Literacy (QL) Competency Part A GERs.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
QLB   3 LEC 001 51832 2:00 PM-3:15 PM MW 01/22-05/10 Anderson, Margo BOL 293  
Consent required to audit.

PHILOS-237: Technology, Values, and Society (3 units; U ; HU)

Discussion of controversies over whether modern technology is a progressive or regressive force in human life; impact of technology on individual and institutional values.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 001 51912 9:30 AM-10:45 AM TR 01/22-05/10 Silverstein, Elizabeth CRT 109  

POL SCI-213: Urban Government and Politics (3 units; U ; SS)

The management, politics, and problems of city government.

Notes:
American politics course. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 201 54428 - 02/05-03/17 Shah, Paru ONLINE WEB PDF
A course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition, will be charged for this section. Conducted completely online; computer/internet access req'd.

SOC WRK-206: Introduction to Social Welfare Policy (3 units; U )

An analysis of the relationships between poverty, welfare programs, and the society which creates and sustains them; the origins, structures, and goals of welfare programs.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51657 6:00 PM-8:40 PM W 01/22-05/10 Pate, David END 103  

SOCIOL-325: Social Change (3 units; U )

Study of change in society; integration and various theories of social change; examination of contemporary instances of social change.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st & any Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 52650 11:00 AM-12:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Wolover, David LUB S263  

SOCIOL-377: Urbanism and Urbanization (3 units; U )

Theoretical perspectives, substantive themes, and methodological approaches to the study of cities. Impact of historical development and changing spatial patterns on social behavior in metropolitan areas.

Notes:
Sociol 377 & Urb Std 377 are jointly-offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & a Sociol 100-level course; or Urb Std 250(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51446 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Harris, James BOL B84 PDF

URB STD-250: Exploring the Urban Environment (3 units; U ; SS)

The nature of the city, the processes that effect change, and the future of the city.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 49847 2:00 PM-3:15 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Chakraborty, Tathagato LUB S195  

URB STD-360: Perspectives on the Urban Scene: (3 units; U ; SS)

Topics related to the structure, growth, and change of the urban environment.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
Green Cities: UrbanAgri, Sustain. & Envir Justice
SS   3 LEC 201 50415 - 01/22-05/10 Kocisky, Katherine ONLINE WEB PDF
A 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-377: Urbanism and Urbanization (3 units; U )

Theoretical perspectives, substantive themes, and methodological approaches to the study of cities. Impact of historical development and changing spatial patterns on social behavior in metropolitan areas.

Notes:
Sociol 377 & Urb Std 377 are jointly-offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st & a Sociol 100-level course; or Urb Std 250(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51416 4:30 PM-7:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Harris, James BOL B84 PDF

URB STD-489: Internship in Urban Studies, Upper Division (1 - 6 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of urban studies in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Urb Std or related area; 2.5 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 FLD 001 49551 - 01/22-05/10 Harris, James ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 002 49552 - 01/22-05/10 Smith, John ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    1 - 6 FLD 003 49553 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

URB STD-699: Independent Reading (3 units; U )

Advanced readings and study in Urban Studies.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 gpa; cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 46732 - 01/22-05/10 Alinder, Jasmine ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 002 46733 - 01/22-05/10 Anderson, Margo ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 003 46734 - 01/22-05/10 Bonds, Anne ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 004 46735 - 01/22-05/10 Britton, Marcus ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 005 46758 - 01/22-05/10 Freiburger, Tina ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 006 46736 - 01/22-05/10 Ghose, Rina ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 007 46737 - 01/22-05/10 Holifield, Ryan ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 008 46738 - 01/22-05/10 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 009 46739 - 01/22-05/10 Ihrke, Douglas ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 010 46740 - 01/22-05/10 Jordan, Jennifer ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 011 46741 - 01/22-05/10 McCarthy, Linda ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 012 46742 - 01/22-05/10 Rast, Joel ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 013 46743 - 01/22-05/10 Renda, Lex ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 014 46757 - 01/22-05/10 Roberts, Aki ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 015 46744 - 01/22-05/10 Rodriguez, Joseph ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 016 46745 - 01/22-05/10 Sandy, Marie ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 017 46746 - 01/22-05/10 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 018 46747 - 01/22-05/10 Schutz, Aaron ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 019 46748 - 01/22-05/10 Seligman, Amanda ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 020 46749 - 01/22-05/10 Sen, Arijit ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 021 46750 - 01/22-05/10 Shah, Paru ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 022 46751 - 01/22-05/10 Sziarto, Kristin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 023 46752 - 01/22-05/10 Vang, Chia ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 024 46753 - 01/22-05/10 Winkler, Erin ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 025 46754 - 01/22-05/10   ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-141: Urban Planning Solutions to Contemporary Urban Problems (3 units; U ; SS)

Professional role of urban planners in addressing social and economic justice considerations, including fair housing, economic opportunity, and health and environmental disparities.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 401 51381 2:00 PM-2:50 PM TR 01/22-05/10 Harris, Kirk AUP 110  
SS     DIS 601 51382 11:00 AM-11:50 AM W 01/22-05/10 Albrecht, Kimberly AUP 189  
SS     DIS 602 51383 1:00 PM-1:50 PM W 01/22-05/10 Albrecht, Kimberly AUP 189  
SS     DIS 603 51384 3:00 PM-3:50 PM R 01/22-05/10 Vlach, Gina AUP 189  
SS     DIS 604 51385 4:00 PM-4:50 PM R 01/22-05/10 Vlach, Gina AUP 189  

URBPLAN-315: Great Cities of the World: Their Growth and Guided Urbanization (3 units; U )

Great cities of the world, how they were built and developed. Culture, politics and economics, their role in urban planning and the built form.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51401 5:30 PM-8:10 PM W 01/22-05/10 Kilmer, Larry AUP 110  

URBPLAN-399: Independent Study (3 units; U )

Independent investigation of issues related to urban planning.

Notes:
May not be retaken for cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
Not open to University Special Students

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 IND 001 42955 - 01/22-05/10 Esswein, Carolyn ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 002 42956 - 01/22-05/10 Figueroa, Enrique ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 003 42957 - 01/22-05/10 Frank, Nancy ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 004 42958 - 01/22-05/10 Harris, Kirk ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 005 42959 - 01/22-05/10 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 006 42960 - 01/22-05/10 Lee, Mordecai ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 IND 007 42961 - 01/22-05/10 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-491: Urban Planning Internship (3 units; U )

Practical urban planning experience with a government agency or private firm under the supervision of a working expert and a faculty member.

Notes:
Prereq: sr st & cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 FLD 001 43844 - 01/22-05/10 Esswein, Carolyn ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 FLD 002 43845 - 01/22-05/10 Figueroa, Enrique ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 FLD 003 43846 - 01/22-05/10 Frank, Nancy ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 FLD 004 43847 - 01/22-05/10 Harris, Kirk ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 FLD 005 43848 - 01/22-05/10 Hu, Lingqian ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 FLD 006 43849 - 01/22-05/10 Lee, Mordecai ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.
    3 FLD 007 43850 - 01/22-05/10 Schneider, Robert ROOM TBA  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-591: Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Planning (3 units; U )

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

Notes:
Counts as repeat of UrbPlan 692 with same title. Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 401 51379 4:30 PM-6:20 PM T 01/22-05/10 Flack, David AUP 183  
Consent required to audit.
      LAB 801 51392 6:30 PM-9:10 PM T 01/22-05/10 Jalalianhosseini, Seyedehmahshid AUP 158  
Consent required to audit.

URBPLAN-662: Land Use Planning for Urban Redevelopment (3 units; U/G )

Introduction to contemporary trends in urban redevelopment; focus on planning and development techniques used to revitalize declining urban areas.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 51389 5:30 PM-8:10 PM R 01/22-05/10 Piotrowski, Nathaniel AUP 110  
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.

WGS-489: Internship in Women's and Gender Studies (1 - 3 units; U )

Application of advanced principles of Women's and Gender Studies in an appropriate organizational, educational, business, or political setting.

Notes:
One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; WGS(Wmns) 200(P), 201(P), 500(P), or 501(P); 2.50 gpa & cons Women's and Gender Studies Prog dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 FLD 001 50861 - 01/22-05/10 Miller-Dillon, Kathleen ROOM TBA