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Women's and Gender Studies
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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WGS-201: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies: A Humanities Perspective (3 units; U ; HU)

An interdisciplinary course with focus on humanities approaches to the situation of women.

Notes:
May not be taken for cr if WGS(Wmns) 200 or L&S SS 200 is also taken. Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 66071 - 05/30-07/08 Westlund, Andrea 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.

WGS-297: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 66069 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

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 66072 - 06/26-08/19 Miller-Dillon, Kathleen ROOM TBA  

WGS-497: Study Abroad: (1 - 12 units; U/G )

Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work levels, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially-prepared program course work.

Notes:
May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 12 LEC 101 66070 - 06/26-08/19   OFF CAMPUS  
For registration & fee purposes, this section meets during the 8-week session. Contact CIE Overseas Programs, Garland Hall 138, 414-229-4846.

WGS-699: Independent Reading (1 - 3 units; U )

Advanced independent work under supervision of a Wmns Stds faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit study proposal. For more information, consult Wmns Stds Prog asst dir.

Notes:
May be retaken for cr. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, Womens & Gender Studies Prog dir & asst dean for SAS.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 051 66050 - 06/26-08/19 Eichner, Carolyn ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 052 66051 - 06/26-08/19 Huang, Xin ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 053 66052 - 06/26-08/19 Kader, Cheryl ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 054 66053 - 06/26-08/19 Kennedy, Gwynne ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 055 66054 - 06/26-08/19 Mansson McGinty, Anna ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 056 66055 - 06/26-08/19 Miller-Dillon, Kathleen ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 057 66056 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 058 67494 - 06/26-08/19 Wiesner-Hanks, Merry ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

WGS-888: Candidate for Degree (0 units; G )

Available for graduate students who must meet minimum credit load requirements.

Notes:
Enroll for 1 cr; fee for 1 cr assessed. Student schedule will show 1N cr; this will be changed to 0 cr for grade report & permanent record. Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    0 IND 001 66057 - 06/26-08/19 Eichner, Carolyn ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    0 IND 002 66058 - 06/26-08/19 Huang, Xin ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    0 IND 003 66059 - 06/26-08/19 Kennedy, Gwynne ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    0 IND 004 66060 - 06/26-08/19 Mansson McGinty, Anna ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    0 IND 005 67495 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    0 IND 006 67496 - 06/26-08/19 Wiesner-Hanks, Merry ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

WGS-990: Research and Thesis (1 - 3 units; G )

Reserved for research in connection with master's thesis.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st; cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 3 IND 001 66061 - 06/26-08/19 Eichner, Carolyn ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 002 66062 - 06/26-08/19 Huang, Xin ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 003 66063 - 06/26-08/19 Kennedy, Gwynne ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 004 66064 - 06/26-08/19 Mansson McGinty, Anna ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 005 67498 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.
    1 - 3 IND 006 67499 - 06/26-08/19 Wiesner-Hanks, Merry ROOM TBA  
Audit never allowed.

WGS-999: Advanced Independent Work (1 - 6 units; G )

Independent reading or project; topic selected in agreement with supervising professor.

Notes:
Retakable w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: grad st; cons Wmns dir.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    1 - 6 IND 051 66065 - 06/26-08/19 Eichner, Carolyn ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 052 66066 - 06/26-08/19 Huang, Xin ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 053 66067 - 06/26-08/19 Kennedy, Gwynne ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 054 66068 - 06/26-08/19 Mansson McGinty, Anna ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 055 67500 - 06/26-08/19 Westlund, Andrea ROOM TBA  
    1 - 6 IND 056 67501 - 06/26-08/19 Wiesner-Hanks, Merry ROOM TBA  

 
Additional Courses - Women's and Gender Studies
 
AD LDSP-795: Women and Leadership in Education (3 units; G )

Issues of women's leadership within the field of education in the United States.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 291 67508 - 05/30-07/22 Freer, Rebecca ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition and other fees, will be charged for this section
Taught completely on-line, internet access req'd. UWM off campus tuition assessed.
Consent required to audit.

COMMUN-401: Communication in Marital and Family Relationships (3 units; U )

Social scientific approach to the study of communication in marital/family relationships. Examination of theory and research concerning communication processes in marital/family relationships.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st; Commun 101(P); satisfaction of GER English Composition competency req.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 201 66414 - 07/10-08/19 Burrell, Nancy 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.
Consent required to audit.

ED POL-624: Gender and Education (3 units; U/G )

Overview of the major discussions and debates in the area of gender, focusing on the intersections of gender, race, class, ethnicity, and sexuality.

Notes:
Prereq: jr st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
  (FEE) 3 LEC 291 66788 - 05/30-06/24 Swaminathan, Rajeswari ONLINE WEB  
A special course fee of $275.00, in addition to regular tuition and other fees, will be charged for this section
Taught completely on-line, internet access req'd. UWM off campus tuition assessed.

LGBT-200: Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (3 units; U ; HU)

Explores ideas about sexual identity and community through theory, literature, film, photography, music, and popular culture.

Notes:
Prereq: none.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
HU   3 LEC 201 67046 - 06/12-07/22 Bartholomay, Daniel 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.

NURS-763: Issues in Women's Health and Development (2 - 3 units; G )

Current physical, mental health, and developmental issues affecting women. Examination of the role of gender in health care research and clinical practice.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st or cons instr.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    2 - 3 LEC 201 67023 - 05/30-07/08 Morgan, Sarah ONLINE WEB  
Additional distance ed fee of $390 will be assessed for this section. This applies to all students enrolled in addition to tuition/fees for any other classes in which they are enrolled. Taught completely online.

PSYCH-320: Psychology of Women (3 units; U ; SS)

Psychological theory and research on how gender influences our thinking, feelings, and behavior.

Notes:
Foundations course. Prereq: jr st; Psych 101(P).

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 001 66077 9:00 AM-12:30 PM MWR 05/30-06/24 Schaefer, Pamela SAB G28  

SOC WRK-771: Development of the Family Over the Life Span (3 units; G )

The family as a social system as it engages in various developmental tasks throughout the life cycle and in interaction with the social context; social work implications of relevant theories and research.

Notes:
Prereq: grad st.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
    3 LEC 001 66710 5:30 PM-8:40 PM TR 05/30-07/08 Casali, Michael MER 311  

SOCIOL-250: Sex and Gender (3 units; U ; SS)

The study of sexual inequality; changing work and family roles in industrialized societies; the social construction of gender; sociological understandings of sexual diversity.

Notes:
Prereq: soph st or a Sociol 100-level course.

GER   Units Section Class# Hours Days Dates Instructor Room Syllabus
SS   3 LEC 201 66621 - 06/12-07/22 Costello, Cary 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.