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Social Inquiry Department


2012-2014 Catalog

Social Inquiry Department

Social Inquiry Department

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Swenson Hall 3061
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880

ph. 715-394-8465

Mission Top of Page

UW-Superior's Department of Social Inquiry includes academic programs in Anthropology, Broad Field Social Science, Global Studies, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, and Women's and Gender Studies . These programs form the basis of a sound university education, prepare students for careers, and help students better understand themselves, their society and their world. A variety of majors, minors and teaching certifications are available.

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

For the current Faculty listing, please visit the Department website.

Course Descriptions Top of Page

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ANTH - AnthropologyTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
ANTH 699Independent Study1.00 - 4.00
Supervised independent study and/or research in Anthropology. Prior contract with instructor is required.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of ANTH 101 and instructor consent.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
 
HIST - HistoryTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
HIST 589History Elective1.00 - 14.00
Transfer credits ONLY from another accredited institution not equivalent to a UW-Superior course.
Typically Offered:
HIST 695Special and Student Initiated Seminar1.00 - 3.00
This department offers a specially designed seminar or student-initiated seminar when interest warrants. In certain circumstances this course can be adapted to serve as the capstone experience. For further information see Special or Student-Initiated Seminar in the index of this catalog. Code will depend on topic selected.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
HIST 698Study Abroad1.00 - 5.00
Field trips designed to give students direct experiences in foreign countries. Each program includes preparatory reading, orientation meetings, a faculty-supervised study tour, and a detailed written evaluation of learning situations associated with the instructor. With consent of the department chair and content adaptation, programs provided by other agencies can be considered for this credit. Code depends on region visited.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
HIST 699Independent Study1.00 - 3.00
For advanced students majoring or minoring in History who have shown themselves capable of independent work. Each student is directed by a faculty member chosen by the student. Prerequisite: Approval of the department chair. Code will depend on topic selected.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand
 
SOCI - SociologyTop of Page
Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsCredits
SOCI 699Independent Study1.00 - 4.00
Supervised independent study and/or research in Sociology. Required prior contract with instructor.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite for taking this course is completion of SOCI 101 and instructor consent.
Typically Offered:
Occasional by Demand

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