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These courses may have been taken by previous Social Work students or may have been identified as of possible interest to Social Work students. Some courses may be restricted and/or not open to Social Work students. There are many other courses not listed offered elsewhere in the university that may be of interest. Interest in courses numbered below 500 should be checked for graduate level status since many are only offered for undergraduate credit. You can check this by contacting the department offering the course or contacting the SSW Registrar.

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AMCULT 699 Periods in American Culture- Literary

School: American Culture (Graduate)
Credits: 3
Prerequesites: Permission of instructor
Course Description: A delimited survey of narrative theory, this seminar utilizes narratology as a way of reading race, including whiteness, in America. In particular, we will explore the encounters between and among narratology, feminism, critical race theory, psychoanalysis, and historiography. Narratives by the following authors may be included: Gloria Naylor, Toni Morrison, James Weldon Johnson, Fae Ng, William Faulkner, Henry James, Michelle Cliff, Edith Wharton, Frederic Douglass, Jean Rhys, R. Zamora Linmark, Ana Castillo, James Baldwin, Hisaye Yamamoto, Nella Larsen, Sui Sin Far, Mark Twain, Audre Lord, Jessica Hagedorn, and Sigrid Nunez. Theorists will be selected from the following: William Andrews, Mikhail Bakhtin, Roland Barthes, Mieke Bal, Wayne C. Booth, Cleanth Brooks, Peter Brooks, Seymour Chatman, Jonathan Culler, Heather Dubrow, Henry Louis Gates, Gérard Genette, René Girard, Algirdas Julien Greimas, Cheryl Harris, Frederic Jameson, Susan Sniader Lanser, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Gerald Prince, Vladimir Propp, Peter Rabinowitz, Patricia Drechsel Tobin, Tzvetan Todorov, Marianna Torgovnick, Patricia Williams, and Sandra Zagarell. Seminar requirements include: 1-2 oral presentations, weekly discussion questions, an annotated bibliography, and an 8-10 page research proposal.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Countryman, Matthew JWed2448 MH29589
002Witgen, MichaelWed2448 MH29590
003Anderson, Paul AMon3427 MH30271

ECON 402 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

School: Economics
Credits: 4
Prerequesites: ECON 101 and 102, and MATH 115. It is strongly recommended that students take ECON 401 before 402.
Course Description: This course in macroeconomics deals with the determination of broad economic aggregates such as national income, employment, the price level, and the balance of payments in both the short run and the long run. Rigorous analysis is used to understand the forces that determine these economic variables, and how they are affected by public policies. ECON 402 is a prerequisite for many other courses offered in Economics. Concentrators in economics are required to elect this course and are encouraged to complete it early in their concentration program. It is strongly recommended that students take ECON 401 before 402.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Bachmann, RuedigerMon, WedAUD A AH11498
003Bachmann, Ruediger-3333 MH11499
004Bachmann, RuedigerFri142 LORCH11500
005Bachmann, Ruediger-B856 EQ11501
006Bachmann, RuedigerFri430 DENN11502
007Bachmann, RuedigerFri430 DENN11503
008Bachmann, RuedigerFri1068 EH11504
009Bachmann, Ruediger-1401 MH11505
010Bachmann, Ruediger-B856 EQ19973
011Lay, Margaret J-173 LORCH22136
002Bachmann, RuedigerWedG144 AH22806

ECON 405 Introduction to Statistics

School: Economics
Credits: 4
Course Description: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the principles of statistical inference. Topics include probability, experimental and theoretical derivation of sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, estimation, and simple regression. (Students are advised to elect the sequel, ECON 406).

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Farrell, Max HMon, WedG127 AH11508
002Sedo, Stanley AnthonyFri807 DENN11509
003Sedo, Stanley AnthonyFri1405 EQ11510

ECON 406 Introduction to Econometrics

School: Economics
Credits: 4
Prerequesites: ECON 405 or STATS 426 advised.
Course Description: Econometrics consists of statistical methods commonly used in empirical economic research. With the basics of statistics and probability covered in ECON 405, ECON 406 proceeds to an in-depth treatment of the theory and practice of multiple regression analysis. The ECON 405-406 sequence covers econometrics in greater depth and breath than ECON 404.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Stephens Jr, MelvinMon, Wed1202 SEB11511
002Johnston, SarahFri173 LORCH24507
003Johnston, SarahFri373 LORCH24508
004Bastian, Jacob-1068 EH27393
005Bastian, Jacob-142 LORCH27394

EDUC 547 Current Issues in Educational Studies

School: Education
Credits: 3
Course Description: Explores scholarship and research relevant to current issues in education. Issues vary by term and faculty.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
002Rivas-Drake, Deborah-2340 SEB28903

EDUC 552 Instructional Leadership in Schools

School: Education
Credits: 3
Course Description: An examination of alternative approaches to instructional leadership in K-12 schools, with special attention to problems of curriculum development, supervision and evaluation of teaching, assessment of student learning, and the design and implementation of school improvement programs.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Peurach, Donald JosephMon2310 SEB28880

EDUC 606 Developmental and Psychological Perspectives on Education

School: Education
Credits: 3
Course Description: Discusses developmental theories and psychological research and their application to educational problems at the classroom and school levels. Theories and research are presented from cognitive-developmental, cognitive science, social constructivist, and motivational perspectives.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Kuusinen, Colleen-2320 SEB30032

EDUC 649 Foundational Perspectives on Educational Reform

School: Education
Course Description: Critically examines selected contemporary reform efforts in education from the perspective of one or more of the foundation disciplines. Aims to develop in the career educator a broader and deeper understanding of the tensions between ideas and practice in dynamic social environments. Graduate course required of all new Educational Studies master's students.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Mc Mahon, Kelly Anne- 23484

EDUC 662 Learning and Development in Higher Education

School: Education
Credits: 3
Course Description: Examines patterns of intellectual, social and emotional development and change among older adolescents and adults; reviews and research on learning and development among college and university students.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Joslin, Jessica-2229 SEB21343

EDUC 715 Special Topics in Education and Psychology

School: Education
Credits: 3
Course Description: Explores topics in education and psychology based on the interests of faculty and students in the program. The topics addressed change each term. Students should consult the office of the Combined Program in Education and Psychology for the current list of offerings each semester.

Offerings

SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Cortina, Kai SchnabelMonB250 EH30237
002Rivas-Drake, DeborahMon2238 EH30238

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