Courses Offered

GEOG 110 - Seminar in History: (3 units; U)
In-depth investigation of a period or theme in history. Emphasis on designing and writing a research paper based on primary and secondary sources. May be retaken 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.
GEOG 114 - Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3 units; U)
Culture of Egypt, with particular attention to its literature reflecting social, political, and religious conditions; emphasis on Egyptian-Hebrew contacts during the second millenium. Classic (Hebr St) 274 & Hist 274 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
GEOG 125 - A History of Rome: The Empire (3 units; U/G)
Roman history from the death of Julius Caesar to the fall of the empire in the west. Prereq: jr st; satisfaction of English Composition competency req.
GEOG 128 - Political/Administrative Internship: (3 units; U)
Program of study involving approved activity in a governmental agency or political organization combined with readings or research related to that activity.
GEOG 140 - Our Urban Environment: Introduction to Urban Geography (3 units; U)
Site and situation, central functions, spatial patterns of socio-economic and demographic characteristics of urban population. Spatial patterns of urban economy. Prereq: none.
GEOG 193 - Seminar in Spanish-American Colonial Literature and Civilization: (3 units; U/G)
Poetry, narrative, didactic prose, and dramatic literature of Spanish America up to the eighteenth century. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
GEOG 194 - Hydrogeography (3 units; U/G)
Role of water in geographic systems. Interaction of water with physical and human systems, key hydrological processes, spatial and temporal variations of water, data collection, modeling. Prereq: jr st, Geog 120(P) or 125(P), & Geog 215(P); or grad st.
GEOG 199 - Advanced Studio (1-6 units; U)
Advanced practical application of all phases of production, rehearsal, and performance. May be retaken to max of 12 cr. Credit granted per production assignment. Prereq: Theatre 575(P) or 475(P); & cons instr.
GEOG 213 - Seminar on Scandinavian Culture: (3 units; U)
In-depth study of a specific topic in Scandinavian culture, e.g., theatre, film, literature, women's issues, etc. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: none.
GEOG 214 - Field work: Interacting in the Deaf Community I (3 units; U/G)
Experiences of observation, actual interpreting, sign teaching and interaction with deaf community. Weekly seminar provides forum for feedback and processing experiences. Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 322(657). Prereq: jr st, admis to ITP, or cons instr.
GEOG 215 - Printmaking-Lithography I (3 units; U)
Studio work in all aspects of stone lithography. Lectures on history, multicolor printing and experimental techniques in lithography. Prereq: admis to Visual Art Prog.
GEOG 225 - The Language of Maps (3 units; U)
Maps as a visual language. An introduction to their making, conventions, distortions, use, and significance in society. Historical examples. Prereq: soph st.
GEOG 231 - Applied Climatology (3 units; U/G)
Applications of climate processes and data. Solar energy, wind energy, food production, water usage, building design, urban environments, ecological assessment, and land form development. Prereq: jr st, Geog 120(P) or Atm Sci 100(P) or 240(P), & Geog 310(R); or grad st.
GEOG 253 - Internship in Art History, Lower Division (1-6 units; U)
Application of basic principles of art history in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting. One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hours in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: intro course in ArtHist; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
GEOG 261 - Principles of Mineralogy (3 units; U)
Major rock-forming minerals, their associations, geologic occurrence, and importance with an emphasis on identification using physical properties and other techniques. 2 hrs lec, 3 hrs lab. Prereq: Geo Sci 100(P); course in college chem.
GEOG 296 - Creative Movement I (2-3 units; U)
A class to develop the creative potential of each student in rhythm and movement. May be retaken to max of 9 cr. Dance BFA majors enroll in for 2 cr. Dance BA majors and non-majors enroll for 3 cr. Prereq: none.
GEOG 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. Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
GEOG 299 - Ad Hoc: (1-6 units; U)
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: none; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
GEOG 304 - Human Impact on the Environment (3 units; U)
Geographical and temporal distribution of human effects on land and resources; historical background of human concern for deleterious effects of impacts on environments. Prereq: jr st; intro course in Geog or a life sci recom.
GEOG 306 - General Soil Science (3 units; U/G)
Soil profile development, weathering, soil mineralogy, water and nutrient relationships, classification of soil. 2 hrs lec, 3 hr lab. Required field trips for which fees are assessed. Prereq: jr st; Chem 104(P) or equiv or cons instr.
GEOG 309 - Spatial Analysis (4 units; U/G)
Advanced analysis techniques, including multivariate relationships and spatial modeling. Prereq: jr st; Geog 247(P) or dept-approved equiv.
GEOG 330 - Physical Hydrogeology (3 units; U/G)
Study of ground water occurrence, its interrelationship with surface water, aquifer properties, groundwater flow and water supply development, including well hydraulics, water quality, and groundwater law. Lec, lab, & field trip for which fee is assessed. Prereq: jr st; Geo Sci 100(P) or 101(P); Math 232(P).
GEOG 332 - Perspectives on Geography (3 units; U)
Seminar on concepts, methods, and approaches to geographic inquiry. Discussion of professional geographic materials, bibliographic procedures and methodologies. Prereq: sr st; declared geography major; writ cons instr.
GEOG 340 - Seminar in Modern Spanish-American Literature and Civilization: (3 units; U/G)
Topics on the poetry, fiction, essay, and/or drama of the Spanish American countries after 1888. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 472(P).
GEOG 350 - 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. 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).
GEOG 381 - Introductory Yiddish (4 units; U)
For students with no previous knowledge of Yiddish. Emphasis on spoken Yiddish as well as reading and writing simple Yiddish prose. Language laboratory required. Prereq: none.
GEOG 403 - Systems Analysis and Design (3 units; U)
Systems development methodologies; systems modeling, requirements specification, structured design, and systems implementation; use of automated development tools. Prereq: jr st & admis to Bus Adm major; grade of 'C' or better in Bus Adm 335(P).
GEOG 405 - Field Methods (3 units; U/G)
Work with a native speaker of a foreign language. Gathering and collation of data. Evaluation of possible phonemic and grammatical analyses. Prereq: jr st & Linguis 350(P); or grad st & cons instr.
GEOG 410 - Human Structure and Function (3 units; U)
Brief introduction to human anatomy and physiology. 2 hrs lec; 3 hrs lab. No cr toward Bio Sci major. Does not substitute for Bio Sci 202/3 for Nursing & Health Sci. No cr for students w/cr in Bio Sci 202 or 203. Prereq: none.
GEOG 411 - German for Professional Purposes (3 units; U/G)
Language and structures of Germany's professional world. Historical, political, legal, economic, social and cultural forces shaping Germany today. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(P), 333(P)& 334(P).
GEOG 415 - Web Design (3 units; U)
Introduction to design for the Internet: information architecture, hypertextuality, creative and client-based sites, critical issues of Internet culture; fundamentals of markup languages, CSS, and software. Prereq: admis to Art and Design prog or pre-Inter-Arts/IAT prog, & Art 118(P); or grad st; or cons instr.
GEOG 421 - Fourth-Semester Hebrew (4 units; U)
Continuation of Hebr St 201. Not open to native speakers of Hebrew. Prereq: Hebr St 201(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (11 retro cr).
GEOG 424 - Pliable Materials/Sculptural Forms (3 units; U)
Contemporary concepts in fiber construction using various materials & hand construction techniques. Prereq: Admis to Art and Design Prog & Art 231(P); or cons instr.
GEOG 430 - Geography of Transportation (3 units; U/G)
Geographic analysis of transportation, with emphasis on commodity flows and traffic patterns. Prereq: jr st; Geog 115(P).
GEOG 437 - Contemporary Dance Practice: Ballet Tradition IV (2-3 units; U)
A continuation of Dance 211. May be retaken to max of 9 cr. Prereq: Dance 211(P) or cons instr.
GEOG 441 - Art and Design Workshop: (3 units; U/G)
Special topic course in Art and Design. May be retaken with topic change to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st, & admis to Art and Design prog or to IAT; or grad st.
GEOG 443 - Introductory Yiddish (4 units; U)
Continuation of Hebr St 103. Language laboratory required. Prereq: Hebr St 103(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (4 retro cr).
GEOG 450 - Third Semester Yiddish (3 units; U)
Continuation of Hebr St 104. Emphasis on grammar as well as selected readings from Yiddish newspapers and literary texts. Prereq: Hebr St 104(P). Generates L&S credit for demonstrated equivalent preparation (8 retro cr).
GEOG 455 - Introduction to Television Studies (3 units; U)
The forms, images, and narratives particular to television. English 291 & FilmStd 291 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: none.
GEOG 462 - Cities and Culture (3 units; U/G)
Cross-cultural analysis; relation of urban space to community, capitalism, migration, class, globalization, social and artistic movements; methods for ethnographic study. Prereq: jr st; Anthro 102(R).
GEOG 464 - Introduction to the Mishna (3 units; U/G)
The linguistic and literary style of Rabbinic Hebrew as exemplified by the language of the Mishna. Prereq: Hebr St 202 or 206.
GEOG 470 - The Arts of France in the Seventeenth Century (3 units; U/G)
Major figures and movements against the historical and intellectual background. Emphasis on such painters as Le Nain, La Tour, Poussin, Claude Lorrain, Champaigne, Puget, Mansard, Le Vau, and Perrault. Prereq: jr st.
GEOG 475 - Geography of Race in the United States (3 units; U)
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. Prereq: none.
GEOG 489 - Internship in Greek, Upper Division (1-6 units; U)
Application of advanced principles of Greek in a business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting. 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 Greek; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
GEOG 496 - Urban Economics (3 units; U)
Theories of urban growth and structure; crises of the city; study of housing markets, lending, and insurance. Role of government in local economic development. Prereq: Econ 103(P).
GEOG 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. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
GEOG 499 - Ad Hoc: (1-6 units; U)
Course created expressly for offering in a specified enrollment period. Requires only dept & assoc dean approval. In exceptional circumstances, can be offered in one add'l sem. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st; add'l prereqs may be assigned to specific topic.
GEOG 515 - The Biblical World (3 units; U)
History, literature of ancient Mediterranean world as cultural/religious background for Biblical studies. Egyptian, Canaanitie, Mesopotamian texts for Hebrew Bible/Old Testament; early Jewish and Hellenistic texts for New Testament. Prereq: none.
GEOG 520 - Literacy 1: Assessing and Teaching Early Literacy (3 units; U/G)
Addresses early reading and language arts assessment and instruction with diverse learners. Includes concurrent clinical experience. Prereq: jr st, CurrIns 306(C) & admis to SOE; or cons instr.
GEOG 525 - Client Diversity in Health Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (3 units; U)
Interdisciplinary instruction on effective service delivery in the health sciences to culturally diverse individuals and families. Emphasis on the complexity of an individual's cultural identity. BMS(C L Sci)/ComSDis/HCA/Kin(HMS)/OccThpy/TherRec 245 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: soph st or cons instr.
GEOG 531 - Insurgent Cities - Global Geographies of Urban Social Movements (3 units; U)
Current and past social movements, activism, resistance, and revolution and their multiscalar geographies, from the urban, to the national, to the global. Prereq: jr st.
GEOG 540 - Advanced Writing and Reading (3 units; U)
Development of proficiency in different writing styles; emphasis on the most difficult aspects of Spanish through reading and other exercises. Counts as repeat of Spanish 305 and 316. Generates L&S credits for demonstrated equivalent preparation (14 retro credits). Prereq: C- or better in Spanish 204(P), or score level 5 on Spanish placement exam, or cons instr.
GEOG 547 - Introduction to Dance for Men (2-3 units; U)
By experiencing sports movement alongside traditional and contemporary dance movement, students understand many relationships among men's movement roles in the world. Prereq: none.
GEOG 625 - Introduction to the Targum (3 units; U/G)
Continuation of Hebr St 475. Analysis of the Targum Jonathan to the prophets and the various Midrashic Targumim to the Hagiographa. Prereq: Hebr St 202(P) or 206(P). Not available for grad cr.
GEOG 647 - Evidenced for Practice I: Applications of Biostatistics (3 units; U)
Applications of instrumentation, biostatistics and epidemiology in occupational studies. Emphasizes research design, measurement and interpretation of statistical results. Prereq: jr st, OccThpy 151(P), Kin 270(P).
GEOG 696 - Independent Reading (1-3 units; U)
Advanced independent work under the supervision of a Linguis faculty or instructional academic staff member. Students must submit a study proposal. For more information, consult dept chair. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 12 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 2.5 GPA; writ cons instr, dept chair, & asst dean for SAS.
GEOG 699 - Society and Religion in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near East (3 units; U)
Using historical evidence (written texts, material remains) to examine religion and social organization in ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Israel/Canaan, Minoan Crete, Mycenaean and archaic Greece. Prereq: none.
GEOG 703 - Internship in Physics, Upper Division (1-6 units; U)
Application of advanced principles of physics in a research, business, organizational, educational, political, or other appropriate setting. One cr earned for academic work based on 40 hrs in internship. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st; 300-level or above course in Physics; 2.25 gpa; cons supervising faculty member.
GEOG 727 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U)
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored programs before course work level, content and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
GEOG 734 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U)
Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work. Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
GEOG 742 - Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II (4 units; U)
Usages and vocabulary. Selections from narrative biblical prose. Prereq: Hebr St 105(P).
GEOG 750 - Design Survey (3 units; U)
Survey of design disciplines and movements of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Slide lectures include industrial design, architecture, graphic design, and design movements. Prereq: none.
GEOG 880 - Intaglio (3 units; U/G)
Studio work in intaglio; drypoint engraving, etching, relief-intaglio; aquatint, experimental procedures, color printing, development of personal graphic concept. Prereq: Art 291(P); or grad st & cons instr.
GEOG 889 - Special Studies in Nursing (1-5 units; U)
Independent study course. Students establish credits, objectives and learning experiences with approval of instructor. May be retaken to max of 5 cr. Prereq: cons instr.
GEOG 910 - German Literature from 1965 to the Present: (3 units; U/G)
Literary writers and works of the German-speaking countries from 1965 to the present. Prereq: jr st; German 332(426)(P) , 333(P), & 334(P).
GEOG 932 - Introduction to Information Science (3 units; U/G)
An overview of information science, including: the nature of information bibliometrics, information policy, information retrieval, communications and artificial intelligence. Prereq: jr st.