Courses Offered

Urban Studies Programs Courses

Please note that the following list consists of all Urban Studies undergraduate courses offered. To find courses offered during a particular semester, see:

URB STD 150 - Chamber Choir (1 units; U)
The Chamber Choir studies and performs madrigals and vocal chamber music of all styles and periods. Auditions 1st week each sem. Music 058 & 059 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music major; cons instr; audition.
URB STD 193 - Introductory Modern Hebrew III (2 units; U)
This course is equivalent to the first segment of Hebr St 102. Not open to students with cr in Hebr St 102. Prereq: Hebr St 52(P) or 101(P).
URB STD 250 - Exploring the Urban Environment (3 units; U)
The nature of the city, the processes that effect change, and the future of the city. Prereq: none.
URB STD 297 - Introduction to Operations Analysis (3 units; U)
Functions and philosophies of the contemporary engineer in the production/service environment as it is planned, designed, manufactured/delivered, maintained, controlled and distributed. Prereq: Math 233(P)
URB STD 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.
URB STD 360 - Planning for the Great Cities of America (3 units; U)
The study of planning and development programs of large American cities and their approaches to growth, change, and decay, with a view to future solutions. Prereq: soph st.
URB STD 450 - Theatre in the Americas: Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Theatre (3 units; U)
Survey of Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latina/o theatre and performance. History and cultures of the Americas that shape these productions. Counts as repeat of LACS or Latino 324. LACUSL 324 & Theatre 324 are jointly-offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.
URB STD 497 - 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. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
URB STD 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.
URB STD 600 - Chamber Music in Performance: Keyboard Literature (2 units; U)
Concert literature for piano through live performance and lecture. Music of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Prereq: none.
URB STD 625 - Law and Urban Poverty (3 units; U/G)
Examination of the relationship between law and poverty, with emphasis upon federal legislative attempts in specific problem areas to alleviate the condition of poverty. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
URB STD 639 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
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. May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st, cons instr, acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
URB STD 699 - Introduction to Corporate Communication (3 units; U)
The profession of corporate communication; focus on the variety of mass communication strategies in the field. Prereq: none.
URB STD 704 - Education of Children with Emotional Disturbance (3 units; U/G)
Role of the teacher in the reeducation of the disturbed child; methods and materials; classroom management; evaluation. Prereq: ExcEduc 620; conc reg in practicum or cons instr.
URB STD 841 - Dance in Elementary Education (3 units; U)
A study of the relationship of dance experiences to the growth and development of the elementary school child. Discussion, lectures, experimentation and analysis of dance materials. Suitability of materials for various age groups and situations. Teaching of children's dance classes. Prereq: Dance or Education major or cons instr.
URB STD 901 - Study Abroad: (1-12 units; U/G)
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: jr st; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
URB STD 913 - Topics in Computer Science: (1-4 units; U/G)
Lectures on recent advances in computer science. Specific credits and any additional prerequisites will be announced in Schedule of Classes whenever course is offered. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st.
URB STD 921 - First-Year Seminar: (3 units; U)
The specific topics are announced in the Schedule of Classes each time the class is offered. Open only to freshmen. Students may earn cr in just one L&S First-Year Sem (course numbers 192, 193, 194). Prereq: none.
URB STD 927 - Russian Phonetics (2 units; U/G)
Analysis of various systems of transcription of spoken Russian. Prereq: jr st & Russian 306(C).
URB STD 965 - Information Technology Management Professional Internship (3 units; U)
A defined FT one semester work period, potentially leading to FT employment in a corporate/governmental/management consulting environment. Credit/no credit only. Prereq: jr st & admis to ITM major; Bus Adm 300(P); one 400- or 500-level ITM course; writ cons instr.
URB STD 979 - Early Childhood Leadership: Leading for Change (3 units; U/G)
Transformational leadership, theories on change, action research, and advocacy strategies. Completion of action research project to effect change. Prereq: jr st; completion of childcare crededtial or cons instr.
URB STD 981 - Early Reading Empowerment: Part 1 (3 units; U/G)
First semester of a 2 semester practicum designed for practicing teachers; develop expertise in assessing and teaching reading to struggling early literacy learners. Prereq: currently teaching, at least 2 years teaching experience, cons instr.
URB STD 982 - Environmental Sculpture and Installation (3 units; U/G)
Development of sculptural work that incorporates the environment, integration of sculptural form, installation, and performance. May be retaken to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st & Admis to Art and Design prog; Art 363(P) & 365(P), or 461(P), or 464(P), or 561(P); or grad st & cons instr.
URB STD 984 - Elementary Quantitative Analysis (4 units; U)
Introduction to modern chemical analysis, including volumetric, gravimetric, electrochemical, and chromatographic methods. 2 hrs lec, 6 hrs lab. Prereq: a grade of C or better in Chem 104(P).
URB STD 987 - Seminar in Spanish Golden Age Literature: (3 units; U/G)
Topics on the poetry and/or the narrative and didactic prose of the late sixteenth and the seventeenth centuries. May be retaken w/chg in topic to 9 cr max. Prereq: jr st; Spanish 470(P) & 474(P).
URB STD 998 - Introduction to ULEAP (1-3 units; U)
Undergraduate Laboratory for Empirical Analysis of Politics (ULEAP). Hands-on research lab for recurring ULEAP projects. Students assist faculty with research projects, develop quantitative research skills. Requires 40 hrs of supervised research per cr. May be retaken to 9 cr max. Prereq: cons instr.
URB STD 999 - Second-Semester Lao Literacy (3 units; U)
Continuation of FLL 109 (Linguis 163). Prereq: FLL 109 (Linguis 163)(P).