A Guide to Courses that Include Content Pertinent to Violence Prevention and Control


College of Liberal Arts
Studies in Africa and the African Diaspora
Department of Afro-American and African Studies
808 Social Science Tower
(612) 624-9847, fax (612) 624-9383

Afro 5072 Racism: Social and Psychological Consequences for Black Americans. (4 cr; no credit granted if credit received for 3071) Taborn
Racism and its effects on black Americans; definition, determinants, and dynamics examined in an experiential context to reflect individual and institutional racism in milieus of student interest.

Afro 5910 (EXTENSION ONLY) Topics in Afro-American and African Studies: Brotherman: Explorations of African-American Masculinity. (4 cr) Moore-Foster
An interdisciplinary and gender-aware examination of the culture of black men, theories of masculinity and the nature of their interactions within the African-American community as well as larger society. Topics include the historical transformation of black manhood; the mosaic of family relations; health and maleness; the relevance of learning styles; athletics, entertainment, and exploitation; black men and white governance; sexuality and sexual identity; violence, justice, and peace in the work view of black men; and spirituality and the art of self-expression.


American Legal Institutions Program
285 Law Building
(612) 625-1000

Law 5122 Immigration. (3 cr)
This course deals with the history of immigration to the United States, the role of the federal government in regulating immigration, visas for non-immigrants and immigrants, deportation, exclusion, asylum, refugee status, citizenship, discrimination against aliens, and some ethical issues for immigration lawyers.

Law 5233 Law and Violence Against Women. (3 cr) Fellows, Balos
The purpose of the course is to provide students a framework to analyze the effect of disability discrimination, economic exploitation, heterosexism, racism, and sexism in the law's treatment of violence against women. Readings and discussion will focus on the following areas: sexual harassment, pornography, prostitution, rape, and battering. The readings and discussion will also provide a framework for questioning the purported neutrality of traditional legal analysis and for analyzing the law by considering the intersection of the social categories of physical and mental abilities class, gender, race, and sexual orientation. Students will also participate in simulations. (This course is a prerequisite for the Law and Violence clinic, which is offered in the Spring semester).
Enrollment is limited to 18 students.

Law 5602 International Law. (3 cr)
The course will examine public international law. It will examine the sources and history of the law of nations, and concepts of jurisdiction and conflicts of jurisdiction of nation states. It will also provide a brief survey of the law of international organizations (including the United Nations), international economic law, international environmental law, international protection of human rights, dispute resolution, and the control of the use of force (including peacekeeping, war crimes, and related topics). One segment will also deal with the law of the United States relating to foreign relations issues, including sovereign immunity, Act of State, and the treaty power.

Law 5805 Law and Violence Against Women Clinic. (2 cr; prereq approval from law school) Balos, Fellows
The clinic will focus on the problem of domestic violence. The clinic provides students with the opportunity to represent victims/survivors of domestic violence in civil Order for Protection proceedings pursuant to the Domestic Abuse Act.

Law 5809 Seminar: Differences. (2 cr)
The seminar will first investigate how and why the legal system in general and feminist legal theory and critical race theory specifically fail to take into account the complexities of women's lives based on their race, class, sexuality, and disabilities. The goal of the seminar is to have us explore possible strategies for getting the legal system to respond to the multiple ways domination and subordination operate in each woman's life.
The readings will include colonial theorists, nation-building theorists, feminist theorists, and race theorists. Many of these writers are only just beginning to become part of the critical legal discourse but are now understood as providing an analytical framework to begin usefully an inquiry into how some groups of women have secured advantages in law at the expense of others through a variety of legal devices. In other words, these writers will provide a framework for understanding how women are positioned in law in relation to each other.
Students will be required to incorporate this reading in papers dealing with a range of legal issues, such as status of women who are victims of domestic abuse, treatment of women with disabilities in cases of sexual violence, and feminist law reform focusing on prostituted women. Group papers will be encouraged. Each student will be asked to maintain a reading journal.
Satisfies senior writing requirement.

Law 5842 Immigration Law. (2 cr)
This clinic handles immigration matters involving human rights issues, including applications for political asylum, withholding of deportation, refugee status, humanitarian parole, and temporary protected status. Students, certified to practice under the student practice rule, will also be involved in human rights advocacy on behalf of clients with claims arising in courts, administrative agencies, the United Nations, the Organization of American States, the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, and elsewhere. Admission to this class will be extremely limited and will be selected by the professor after a review of a resume and possibly interviews.
This class will meet weekly. Students are required to begin the Human Rights and Immigration Law Clinic in the fall semester.
It is required that students have had previous training in handling asylum cases. It is also recommended that students take immigration law and/or international human rights law before this clinic or concurrent with the clinic, but nether is required.

Law 5843 Clinic Domestic Assault Prosecution. (2 cr) Balos
This clinic will give students the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the prosecution of misdemeanor domestic assaults. Students will handle client interviews, arraignments, bail motions, pre-trial conferences and trials.
Students will be under the direct supervision of a prosecuting attorney. The classroom portion of the clinic will consist of simulations to prepare for court appearances as well as an exploration of the historical, legal and political roots of domestic violence.
Does NOT satisfy Senior Writing Requirement. Enrollment is limited to 8 students.


Department of Art History
107 Jones Hall
(612) 624-0847, (612) 624-4500, fax (612) 626-8679

ArtH 5940 Topics: Art of the Film. (4 cr; prereq 3921-3922 or #) Silberman
Film and society. Topics include sex and violence in the cinema, race and ethnicity in the cinema; films of the 30s, 40s or 60s.


Child Psychology Program
156 Child Development Building
(612) 624-0526

CPsy 5303 Adolescent Psychology. (4 cr, no credit granted if credit received for 3303; prereq 5 cr introductory psychology) Collins
Physical, cognitive, and social development during adolescence.

CPsy 5311 Introduction to Developmental Psychopathology. (4 cr, no credit granted if credit received for 3311; prereq 1301 or equiv, 3308 or Psy 1005) Egeland, Masten, Stroufe
Theories and research strategies to investigate origins and course of disordered behavior in childhood and adulthood, including description, etiology, development.

*CPsy 8605 Developmental Psychopathology. (3 cr; prereq 8333) Masten, Sroufe
Dynamics of psychopathology in children; critical evaluation of current theory and research.

*CPsy 8606 New Approaches To Psychopathology in Children and Adolescents. (3 cr, no credit granted if credit previously granted for EPsy 8853) Egeland, Masten
Alternative formulation of childhood disorders, emphasizing competency training rather than medical nosology.


Department of Curriculum and Instruction
125 Peik Hall
(612) 625-2545

*CI 5110 Introduction to Elementary School Teaching. (3 cr, no credit granted if credit previously granted for Elem 3101, Elem 5000; prereq concurrent registration 5183, elem educ major or CLA music educ major or override)
Curriculum, organization, instruction, management, and professional decision making.

*CI 5170 Classroom Management in the Secondary Schools. (3 cr, no credit granted if credit previously granted for Elem 5145, or SeEd 5145)
For teachers, administrators, and support staff working in secondary school programs: focus on management of student behavior, instruction as it relates to student behavior, and teacher organizational tasks in the classroom.


Department of Educational Policy and Administration
275 Peik Hall
(612) 624-1006, fax (612) 624-3377

*EdPA 5101 Historical Foundations of Modern Education. (3 cr) Bagley
Background course for all other courses in history and philosophy of education. Analysis and interpretation of important elements in modern education derived from the Greeks, the Romans, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance.

*EdPA 5156 History of Ideas in American Education. (3 cr) Bagley
Readings in American political, economic, and social development related to education; reference to the emerging system of public education. Recommended as background for EdPA 5170, but not a prerequisite.

EdPA 5169 Ethnic Groups and Communities: Perspectives on Families, Children, and Youth. (3 cr) Lundy-Dobbert
Roles of young people in widely varied North American communities. Comparative aspects of youth commitment to society, economic value of youth, youth-adult conflict, and youth roles in family. Well-defined analyses of contextual roles. Complexity of policy for appropriate educational and community development.

EdPA 5201 Formal Organizations in Education. (3 cr) Louis, Turner
Introduction to classical and current theories of organizational behavior and administration in education. Leadership and control, communication, conflict, effects of educational environments, organizational design and change, and organizational effectiveness.

*EdPA 5240 Seminar: Clinical Experiences in Educational Administration. (1-9 cr, credit will not be granted if credit already granted for 8240; S-N only)
For educational administration majors engaged in clinical experiences.

*EdPA 5215 The Principalship. (3 cr) Alkire, Nickerson
Role of the prinicpal: qualifications, duties, and problems.

*EdPA 5224 Legal Implications of Acts By School Boards, Administrators, and Teachers. (3 cr; A-F only)
Constitutional, statutory, and common law bases of school administration; principles growing out of fundamental legal procedures.

*EdPA 5227 Public School Personnel Programs. (3 cr) Alkire
Selection, assignment, evaluation, and development of school personnel; salary and conditions of service; policies of administrative, instructional, and noninstructional personnel.

*EdPA 8248 Seminar: Metropolitan School Governance. (3 cr; prereq 5202 or EdAd 5202 or SPFE 5202)
Impact of metropolitanization on policy issues confronting public schools in core cities; strategies proposed for restructuring educational governance emphasizing Twin Cities metropolitan area.

*EdPA 8603 Seminar: International Development Education. (3 cr, no credit granted if credit granted for AdEd 8603, prereq 5603 or AdEd 5603 or Educ 5603) Cogan, Paige
Key theoretical issues; formal and non formal education.


Contact separate program areas as follows:
Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology
129 Burton Hall, (612) 624-6827
School Psychology
344 Elliot Hall, (612) 624-4156
Special Education
227 Burton Hall, (612) 624-2342
Psychological Foundation
206 Burton Hall, (612) 624-0042
Department of Educational Psychology
206 Burton Hall, (612) 624-6083

*EPsy 5433 Developmental Career Counseling of Women. (3 cr; S/N optional) Hansen
Counseling skills and interventions to facilitate career development of girls and women at different life stages; sex role system, female socialization and stereotyping; facts, myths, and trends regarding women's changing roles in technological society; issues to sexism in strategies and programs.

*EPsy 5651 Managing Problem Behavior in the Classroom. (3 cr) Wilderson
Typical patterns of problem behavior in classroom settings; relationships to teacher mental health; simulation of methods for prevention and management.

*EPsy 5656 Educational Needs of Students With Emotional Disturbances or Behavioral Disorders. (3 cr) Wilderson, Wood
Preparation for specialists: educational characteristics, educational interventions, teaching of social behavior, legal and ethical issues.

*EPsy 5657 Educational Interventions For Students With Emotional Disturbances or Behavioral Disorders. (3 cr; prereq 5656) Wilderson, Wood
Preparation for specialists: assessment and planning procedures, interagency cooperation, career preparation and transition for EBD students.

EPsy 5850 Creating Family-School Partnerships for Educational Success: Families, Schools, and Educational Outcomes. (4 cr) Christenson
The theoretical and empirical bases for creating family-school partnerships to enhance student success in school are described. Essential partnership variables to create a collaborative ethic between home and school and models/programs for K-12 are covered. Specific home-school partnership strategies to address academic, social, and behaviors concerns for individual students and systems-level concerns, such as discipline and violence are described. Practical home-school partnerships strategies for use by educational personnel (teachers, psychologists, counselors, administrators) to involve all families in education are emphasized.

*EPsy 8502-8503-8504 Counseling Practicum I, II, III. (4 cr each; prereq 8402 and # for 8502, 8403 and 8502 and # for 8503, 8404, 8503, and # for 8504; A-F only) McCarthy, Veach, Roman, Skovolt
Supervised practice in counseling with individuals and groups; emphasis on systematic evaluation of progress through direct observations, video and audio tapes.


Department of Family Practice and Community Health
6-240 Phillips-Wangensteen Building
(612) 624-2622

FPCH 5516 Research in Human Sexuality. (Cr. ar; prereq #)
Clinical and/or laboratory research related to human sexuality. Adaptable to interests of student and faculty member. Ongoing research projects include such areas as incest, rape, sexuality of prisoners, and sexual dysfunctioning. Contact the director to make arrangements.

FPCH 5952-5952-5954 Practicum in Sexual Counseling. (3-6 cr per qtr)
Supervised experience in sex-related counseling of individuals, couples, and groups. Work with problems of sexual adjustment, dysfunction, and couple conflict.

*FPCH 8201 Clinical Family Medicine. (cr arr) Ciriacy, staff
Supervised care for patients of all ages on a continuous, primary, preventive, and general diagnostic basis. Diagnosis, methods of treatment, and problem-solving devices for the benefit of the patient and family are emphasized with particular emphasis on health hazard appraisal. New and refined methods of recording, documentation, and retrieval of clinical data.


Department of Family Social Science
290 McNeal Hall
(612) 625-3116, (612) 625-1900, fax (612) 625-4227

*FSoS 5001 Human Sexual Behavior. (5 cr; prereq 90 cr, 3600 or grad in social or behavioral or educational or health science or human service program or #) Maddock
Multidisciplinary approach to sexual development through individual/family life cycles, emphasizing scientific knowledge to promote sexual health through individual, family, and community services; ethics and values issues.

FSoS 5202 Family Psychology: The Study of Close Relationship Processes. (4 cr; prereq 3600 for FSoS majors, Psy 3204 for psych majors and others) Boss
Processes of interaction and communication within families of origin, families of choice, and other close relationships. Consideration of multidisciplinary research and theory taken from psychology, sociology, and family therapy. Marriage, divorce, friendship, partnership, and being single discussed in light of theories of attraction, love, intimacy, and sexuality. Issues of fairness, altruism, equity, power, violence, and communication as central to relationship formation and dissolution. Focuses on dynamic processes of family and couple relationships within diverse social contexts.

*FSoS 5205 Introduction to Family Research Methods. (4 cr; prereq 3260, 5200) Rosenblatt
Logic and philosophy of scientific method. Family research questions and objectives, standards for evaluating family research, techniques of data gathering (qualitative and quantitative methods), analysis, reporting, and writing.

*FSoS 5210 The Family In World Perspective. (4 cr; prereq 3600 or 520, intro cultural anth course or #) Rosenblatt
Comparison of kinship, marriage, family organization, the family life cycle and modes of family functioning across cultures; relationship to economic, political, religious, and other institutions, with emphasis on adaptations of the family to urbanization and industrialization.

*FSoS 5251 Aging Families. (4 cr; prereq 3600 or 5200 or SW 5024 or #) Detzner
Aging families as complex developing systems interacting with changing social structure. Marital relationships, role changes, and family care giving issues.

*FSoS 5253 Humanities, Aging, and Family Living. (4 cr; prereq 3260 or 5200 or SW 5024 or #) Zimmerman
Aging and family living from literature and film perspectives.

*FSoS 5500 Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Families. (4 cr; prereq 3600)
Overview of family issues of various American racial and ethnic populations. Study of research and case studies; individual projects to develop and enrich understanding of cultural diversity.

*FSoS 8200 Seminar: Research and Interpretation. (3 cr; offered alt years) Rosenblatt
Helps students develop skills in design and interpretation of research relevant to the family; published and contrived examples; discussion of research on applied problems; practicum in generation of research designs.

*FSoS 8203 Family Stress, Coping, and Adaptation. (4 cr; offered alt years) Boss
Theories related to family development, structure, and behavior in response to social and psychological stress. Normal and dysfunctional family behavior. Emphasis on research and intervention for family stress or crisis.

*FSoS 8215 Clinical Issues in Marital and Family Therapy. (4 cr; prereq 8214) Doherty
Issues such as divorce, sexual dysfunction, enrichment, and chemical dependence, using research and theory to determine clinical strategies.

*FSoS 8216 Marital and Family Assessment. (4 cr; offered alt yrs) Olson
Overview and experience administering and interpreting a variety of marital and family assessment tools.

*FSoS 8217 Clinical Interventions for Sexual Problems. (3 cr; prereq human service or health science grad student, 5001 or #, offered alt yrs) Maddock
Rationales for sexual health care in clinical settings and methods of intervention into sex-related problems of various populations, with focus on assessment, behavioral change techniques, and specialized therapy approaches.

*FSoS 8231 Seminar in Gender Roles. (3 cr, offered when feasible) Hogan

FSoS 8251 Clinical Interventions for Couples. (3 cr; offered alt years) Maddock
Explores interventions into problems faced by couples at various stages of their relationship. Focus is on creating rapport, understanding dynamics of acute and chronic couple problems, and implementing effective strategies for problem solving, relationship maintenance, and partnership growth.

*FSoS 8255 Conceptual Frameworks in the Family. (4 cr; prereq 5200 or equiv, #) Boss, Doherty
Required of all first year graduate students in family social science. Overview and theoretical orientation in family field.

*FSoS 8319 Ethical and Legal Issues in Marital and Family Therapy. (4 cr; prereq 8214, 8215, or #; offered al yrs) Boss, Doherty, Maddock
Major issues--ranging from general social issues (e.g., feminism), to legal concerns (e.g., reporting laws), to specific client situations (e.g., sexual exploitation by therapists)--explored from a systemic perspective.


Department of Geography
414 Social Sciences Building
(612) 625-6080, fax (612) 624-1044

Geog 5181 Russia and Environs. (4 cr) Adams
Physical and human geography of republics of former USSR. Imprint of central planning and state socialism on regional economies, city systems, and internal structures of cities. Economic and cultural linkages among regions and republics. Conflicts rooted in religion, ethnicity, and tradition. Contacts with neighboring states and regions. Physical environmental problems.


All-University Council on Aging
333 Humphrey Center
(612) 625-9099

Gero 5100 Life Course Perspectives on Diversity in Aging. (4 cr)
Social and psychological considerations in the aging of Americans with diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds. Topics include life course perspective; developmental and cohort differences; the impact of legal and institutional changes such as the Civil Rights movement, the World War II internment of Japanese Americans, social legislation and racial prejudice and discrimination on the middle and later stages of the life course of previous and current cohorts of persons of color.


Department of History
633 Social Sciences Building
(612) 624-2800

Hist 5429 Slavery in the Americas. (4 cr; offered alt years) Isaacman, Menard, Schwartz, Spear
Comparative history of slavery, concentrating on slave regimes in the United States, Latin America, and Caribbean. Emphasis on slavery as both an economic and social system.

Hist 5465 China's Response to the West: 1750-1911. (4 cr, credit will not be granted if credit has been received for Hist 3465) Farmer, Waltner
Eighteenth-century demographic crisis; growth of Western trade, Opium Wars, and peasant rebellion; early reform efforts, cultural conflicts with West, imperialism in China, and first phase of Chinese revolution.


420 Vocational and Technical Education Building
(612) 624-4901

HRD 5762 (Formerly VoEd 5762) Management of Conflict. (3 cr)
Types and sources of conflict; diagnosis of conflict styles; skills and strategies for managing interpersonal, intergroup, and intragroup conflict.


Industrial Relations Center
537 Management and Economics Building
(612) 624-5810, fax (612) 624-8360

IR 5002 Systems of Conflict and Dispute Resolution. (4 cr) Azevedo
Introduction to theoretical and practical treatment of conflict settlement in interpersonal, work-related, community, business, and international settings. Lectures, discussions, observations of actual dispute resolution sessions, and lab exercises with students participating in dispute resolution simulations applied to real world conflicts.

IR 8006 Introduction to Labor Market Analysis. (4 cr; prereq 8002 or #, IR grad major or registration override, IR grad major must register A-F) Ahlburg, Azevedo, Bognanno, Budd, Keane, McCall, Zaidi
Labor supply and demand analysis, its international dimensions; determination of wages, employment and unemployment, accumulation of human capital and investment in education and training; government regulation in areas of discrimination qnd workplace safety; role of unions in wage determination.

IR 8024 Organization Design and Change. (4 cr, prereq 8004 or #, IR grad major or registration override; IR grad major must register A-F) Arvey, Ben-Ner, Wang
Principles of organization and task design in relation to internal organizational operations. Resource dependency, power, conflict, and political behavior in organizations. Information structures, centralization, and decentralization.


School of Journalism and Mass Communication
18 Murphy Hall
(612) 625-4054

Jour 5541 Mass Communication and Public Health. (3 cr, credit will not be granted if credit received for PubH 5394; prereq for jour students: jour major or minor or grad status, 3004 override; prereq for public health and epidemiology PhD and MS students: #, override; prereq for all: 12 cr social or behavioral sciences) Finnegan
Role, function, and effects of mass media on public health; planned and unplanned effects; review and analysis of literature to understand how theories, models, and assumptions of mass communication research relate to public health.


College of Education and Human Development
224 Cooke Hall
(612) 625-5300

Kin 5371 Sociology of Sport. (4 cr) Krotee
Sport within and among societies and nations; social organizations: socioeconomic development, contemporary structure, personnel, fans; relationship to other institutions: economy, education, family, government, religion; social differentiation: status, ethnicity, sex age; careers; ethical and social problems: honesty and violence.


Management of Technology Graduate Program
Center for the Development of Technological Leadership
107 Lind Hall
(612) 624-5747, fax (612) 625-7510

MOT 8900 Conflict Management. (1 cr; prereq MOT student) Fiutak
Theory and methods for applying conflict management techniques in organizations. Cooperative and competitive models of conflict, basics of bargaining, conflict strategies, communication styles, listening skills, dispute resolution, third-party mediation, and use of computers for conflict mediation.


School of Nursing
6-101 Health Sciences Unit F
(612) 624-3108, fax (612) 626-2359

Nurs 5609 Special Educational Experiences in Nursing. (3 cr) Leonard, Levitt
The course provides a core curriculum on child maltreatment focused on the role of the health care professional in reporting and diagnosing child maltreatment; challenges in differential diagnoses of child abuse and neglect; factors complicating intervention for the child and the family; and practical strategies for assessment, intervention, and prevention in child maltreatment cases.

*Nurs 5634 Women's Issues: A Health Perspective. (3 cr; prereq upper div or grad student of #) Righdahl
Multidisciplinary analysis of sexual and reproductive health, victimization, poverty, work, nutrition, physical activity, and mental health, emphasizing health promotion.

Nurs 5960 Advanced Public Health Nursing. (3 cr; prereq 8010, Nurs. grad student or nurse grad student in another field) Lia Hoagberg, Josten
Developing conceptual frameworks for advanced practice. National health priorities and assessment strategies.

Nurs 5963 Nursing Leadership for a Changing World. (3 cr; prereq Nurs grad student or nurse grad student in another field or #) Josten
Visioning, change, organizational culture, power, negotiation, team building, forecasting, and personal growth analyzed to strengthen leadership skills for the future. Concepts within a variety of nursing leadership roles (educator, manager, clinical specialist, consultant).

Nurs 8011 Moral and Ethical Positions in Nursing. (3 cr; prereq Nurs grad student or #) Block, Corcoran-Perry, Crisham
Influence of moral and ethical positions on behavior and decision making in nursing. Emphasis on bases for positions taken, such as selected moral and ethical theory, rights and responsibilities, and conflict.

*Nurs 8040 Public Health Interventions Across the Life Span. (3 cr; prereq 5609 or concurrent registration 5609, 8011 or concurrent registration 8011, PubH 5330 or concurrent registration PubH 5330 or #) Bearinger
Synthesis of life-cycle developmental approach and public health perspective with nursing and behavior change conceptual theories to develop intervention models that effectively address priority public health problems across the life span.

Nurs 8042 Community Based Public Health Nursing Interventions. (3 cr; prereq Nurs grad student or nurse grad student in another field, 5960 or #) Lia Hoagberg, Josten
Systematic inquiry into community based intervention models that integrate nursing knowledge, clinical research, and public health knowledge. Emphasizes community organization and social change models and development of community based nursing intervention models for practice.

*Nurs 8313 Care of the Childbearing Family in Risk. (4-6 cr; prereq physiology, #) Avery, Rossi
Problems encountered during perinatal period with emphasis on nursing care of mothers with medical complications.


Department of Political Science
1414 Social Sciences Building
(612) 624-4414, fax (612) 626-7599

Pol 5885 International Conflict and Security. (4 cr; prereq 3835 or non-pol sci grad student of #; offered alt years) Duvall, Price
Use of military force in international politics, including threat perception, nuclear strategy, arms races and arms control, and ethical perspectives on war.

Pol 8402 Conflict Dynamics and Security. (3 cr; prereq pol sci grad major or #) Oren
Contending major theories concerning incidence and causes of various forms of conflict in the international system, especially war; role of arms races, alliances, international crises in the conflict process.


Adult Psychiatry (AdPy)
Mayo A605, 626-5400
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAPy)
Medical School
D-697 Mayo, (612) 626-6577

*AdPy 5924 Practical Psychotherapy, Crisis Intervention, and Emergency Management. (3 cr; prereq #)
Introduction to "dos and don'ts" of beginning therapy, supportive and confrontive short-term crisis intervention psychotherapy, and practical aspects of handling psychiatric crises in emergency room.

*AdPy 5940 Forensic Psychiatry. (6 cr; prereq #)
Current concepts in area of psychiatry and law, including civil commitment. patient rights, criminal responsibility, competency to stand trial, disability determination, potential fitness in custody determination, and mentally disorders sex offenders.

CAPy 5623 Affective Disorders and Suicide in Children and Adolescents: Perspectives on Prevalence, Etiology, and Prevention. (1 cr)
Characteristics of depression and suicidal behavior in children and adolescents. Methods of crisis intervention, treatment, and prevention.

CAPy 5627 The Development and Treatment of Childhood Aggressive and Antisocial Behavior. (1 cr)
Current crisis regarding prevalence of violence and crime in United States. Rates of aggressive and antisocial behavior across the age span. Developmental pathways to serious conduct disorder. Risk and vulnerability factors associated with progression of aggressive/antisocial behavior; protective factors and resiliency associated with its distance. Current theories and methods of treatment. Role of prevention, focusing on ecological-abased models of comprehensive intervention.

CAPy 5644 (EXTENSION ONLY) Child Abuse/Neglect and Childhood Psychopathology: Implications for Assessment and Treatment. (1 cr) Bloomquist
Abused or neglected children are at significant risk for developing various forms of childhood psychopathology. Course focuses on a description of various types of child abuse/neglect and highlights the effects of such abuse on children's psychological development. Child, parent/family, and social factors which place children at risk for abuse/neglect are discussed. The presentation describes assessment and intervention approaches for working with abused children and their families.


Department of Psychology
105 Elliot Hall
(612) 625-8520, fax (612) 626-2079

Psy 5061 Biological Psychology. (4 cr, no credit granted if credit received for 3061, prereq 1005 or Biol 1009 or #) Chapman
Physiological and neuroanatomical mechanisms underlying behavior of animals. Neural basis of learning and memory, sleep, wakefulness, attention processes. Effects of drugs on behavior.

*Psy 5141 Psychology of Women. (4 cr; prereq 1001) Frazier
Survey of current theory and research regarding psychology of women and psychological sex differences. Topics unique to women (e.g., pregnancy) and sex differences in personality, abilities and behavior.

Psy 5205 Applied Social Psychology. (4 cr; prereq 3201 or grad student or #) Gonzales
Overview of field. Applications of social psychology research and theory to criminal justice system, media, behavioral medicine, desegregation, institutions, and energy conservation programs.

*Psy 8542 Ethical Issues in Psychology. (3 cr; prereq counseling or clinical psych grad student or #) Frazier, Grove

Psy 8970 Counseling Sexual Violence Survivors. (3 cr, #) Frazier, Ledray
Current theory and research on counseling sexual violence survivors for masters and doctoral students in human services. Includes didactic and experiential components.


Institute of Public Affairs
230 Humphrey Center
(612) 625-9505

PA 5602-5603 Metropolitan Analysis I-II. (4 cr per qtr) Adams
Urban systems and metropolitan areas, structure and growth; daily and simulated urban systems; metropolitan dynamics; social area analysis; transportation systems; travel behavior; land use; retail structure change. 5603 also includes neighborhood transition: conflicts in housing, location of facilities, urban renewal.

PA 5441 Survey of Women and Public Policy in the United States. (4 cr; prereq grad student or adult spec or override) Jones, Nelson
Gender, the state, and public policy; theories of social change and political action implied by various feminist theories; theories of difference and policy making. Comparison of political activities in social movements, voluntary organizations, electoral politics, judicial politics, and bureaucracies. Elections and women's representation; reproductive rights; employment, taxes, and social programs; health; and the politics of peace and war.


School of Public Health
Box 819 Mayo
(612) 626-3500, 1-800-774-8636, fax (612) 626-6931

PubH 5003 Fundamentals of Alcohol and Drug Abuse. (2 cr, no credit granted if credit received for 3003, 3004, 5023; prereq educ major or #) Rothenberger
Lecture, discussion, and special reading on scientific, sociocultural, and attitudinal aspects of alcohol and other drug abuse problems. Incidence, high risk populations, prevention and intervention.

PubH 5150 Violence Prevention and Control: Theory, Research and Application. (3 cr) Gerberich, McGovern
Analyses and critiques of major theories and epidemiologic research pertinent to violence, including: characteristics of violence and relevant risk factors; reporting and treatment protocols; current/potential intervention efforts and prevention initiatives.

PubH 5166 Employee Health Services and Cost Containment. (3 cr, no credit granted if credit received for Nurs 5884, prereq occupational health nursing student or nursing grad student) McGovern
Trends in corporate health cost containment and their implications for planning and financing health care for employees and their families. Associated role development of occupational health nurse specialists.

PubH 5194 Injury Prevention in the Workplace, Community and Home. (3 cr, no credit granted if credit received for 5594) Gerberich
Injury problems affecting public in workplace, community, and home; epidemiologic approach to strategies for prevention and control.

PubH 5195 Seminar: Safety in the Workplace. (1 cr, no credit granted if credit received for 5595) Gerberich
Hazard analysis and prevention and control of injuries to the worker.

PubH 5197 Topics: Injury Prevention in the Workplace, Community, and Home. (1-3 cr, no credit granted if credit received for 5597, prereq #) Gerberich
Selected projects: opportunity for students to pursue projects relevant to injury problems.

PubH 5391 Introduction to Behavioral Epidemiology. (3 cr; prereq student in public health or med school or dentistry or pharmacy or grad student in epi or biostats or environ health or nursing or #) Jones
Theoretical, measurement, and research issues in behavioral epidemiology. Lifespan patterns in developing, changing, and maintaining behaviors related to major chronic diseases. Risk-related behaviors from epidemiologic perspective, using concepts of prevalence, incidence, risk and trends.

PubH 5605 Perinatal Health and Family Planning. (3 cr; prereq public health or grad student or #) Hellerstedt
Course examines perinatal and family planning issues, programs, services, and policies. Emphasis is on social, cultural, psychological, physical, environmental, economic, ethical, and political factors affecting family planning, pregnancy and infant outcomes.

PubH 5791 Public Health and Medical Care Organizations. (3 cr; prereq public health or grad student) Resnick
Sociopolitical, economic, and moral/ethical issues confronting the U.S. public health and medical care system. Trends in service provision, human resources, financing, and health services organization, analysis of successful interventions, and implications for the public's health.

PubH 8191 Research: Injury Prevention in the Workplace, Community, and Home. (1-8 cr; prereq #) Gerberich
Students develop independent and comprehensive research efforts relevant to injury prevention.


School of Social Work
400 Ford Hall
(612) 624-5888

*SW 5026 Mediation and Conflict Resolution. (3 cr)
Development of mediator skills for making informed decisions regarding appropriateness of mediation in relation to conflicts frequently confronting social work practitioners, such as divorce, neighborhood disputes, conflicts between parents and adolescents, conflicts between spouses, and crime victims and offenders.

SW 5027 Peace and Justice as Societal Values. (3 cr)
Direct, structural, and cultural violence; connection between peace and justice, role of personal empowerment, alternative institutions, and nonviolent action; global-national-local strategies for action.

SW 5030 Child Abuse Prevention: Directed Field Experience and Integrative Seminar. (3 cr per quarter; prereq 5301, 5302, 5303)
Two quarter sequence arranged by program advisor for the child abuse prevention specialization.

*SW 5301 Child Abuse Prevention I: Research and Theory. (3 cr; prereq admission to child abuse prevention specialization) Gilgun
Prevention of child abuse and neglect; conceptual framework for developing primary and secondary preventive interventions.

*SW 5302 Child Abuse prevention II: Program Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. (3 cr; prereq 5301)
Prevention of child abuse and neglect; skills for program design, implementation, and evaluation for children at risk.

*SW 5303 Child Abuse Prevention III: Strategies for Policy and Systems Change. (3 cr; prereq 5302)
Prevention of child abuse and neglect; understanding social policy and systems change for children at risk.

SW 5311/J8311 Issues and Interventions in Child Sexual Abuse. (3 cr, no credit granted if credit received for 5311) Gilgun
Major issues in child sexual abuse. Development of knowledge and skills in working with sexually abused children and their families. Perceptions of victims, perpetrators, mothers, and other family members; interviewing, justice system; child protection.

*SW 5424 Social Work With Involuntary Clients. (3 cr, no credit granted if credit previously granted for 8424)
Analysis of involuntary transactions experienced by social workers in variety of settings. Theory, ethics, and strategies for intervention.

SW 5426 Intervention with Battered Women and their Families. (3 cr; credit will not be granted if credit received for 8426; limited to 30 students) Edleson
Current theories, research and social work practice in the area of battered women and their families.

SW 8104 Child Welfare and the Law. (3 cr; prereq 8121, 8402, or equiv)
Social work practice in juvenile court; child abuse and neglect reporting laws, risk assessment, reasonable efforts, case plan, custody proceedings, permanency planning, termination of parental rights, child testimony, social worker testimony, adoption laws.

SW 8404 Direct Work with Children and their Families. (3 cr; prereq 8121, 8402, or equiv)
Research, theory, and practice in child welfare settings: research and theory on attachment, resilience, and vulnerability, child protection investigation and interviewing; work with maltreated children and their families; AIDS, crack, and cocaine babies; child placement, foster care.

SW 8450 (EXTENSION ONLY) Special Topics: Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups--Issues in Substance Abuse and Child Welfare. (3 cr) Hollister
Students are taught to increase their effectiveness in recognizing and intervening in situations involving substance abused and chemical dependency, particularly as they impact on child welfare; and to increase their awareness of special policy issues as they relate to substance abuse and chemical dependency with child welfare.


Department of Sociology
909 Social Sciences Building
(612) 624-2093, fax (612) 624-7020

Soc 5102 Criminology. (4 cr; prereq 3101-3102 or #) Kruttschnitt, Savelsberg, Ward
Nature and types of crime, problems in measurement of incidence and trends, and review of sociological theories of crime causation. Implications for crime prevention and control.

Soc 5109 Domestic Criminal Violence. (4 cr; prereq 3101-3102, or #)
Survey of research on family violence within criminological framework. Definition of domestic violence, empirical and theoretical approaches to study of domestic violence; response of social control agencies.

Soc 5149 Killing. (4 cr; prereq sr or law or grad student) Kruttschnitt
Sociological, legal, and psychological aspects of diverse types of killing. "Normal" killings contrasted with pathological types. Mentally disturbed, sexual, gang, and terrorist killings and killings within families.

Soc 5215 Self-Concept in Theory and Research. (4 cr; prereq jr or sr or grad student, 16 cr social sci and/or educ or #; offered alt years) Spitzer
Major sociological theories and assessment methodologies characterizing study of the self; application to and findings in topical areas such as crime and delinquency, mental illness, socialization, aging, drug abuse, group processes, and policy evaluation.

Soc 5311 Sociology of Conflict. (4 cr; prereq 3401 or 5401 or equiv or #) Cooperman, Savelsberg
Theoretical, empirical study of group conflict. Methods and models. Animal conflict. Aggression and conflict. Types of conflict: feuds, community, ecologies of urban conflict, racial, internal war, revolution. Conflict and social organization: relation of stratification, industrial and social change to conflict.

Soc 8524 Seminar: Sociology of Human Sexuality. (3 cr; offered alt yrs) Reiss
Social criticism of society's traditional handling of sexuality. Recent scientific work on AIDS, rape, teenage pregnancy, and child sexual abuse; how they may be reduced by a more pluralistic conceptualization of sexuality.


Center for Advanced Feminist Studies
496 Ford Hall
(612) 624-6310, fax (612) 626-2697

WoSt 5501 Women and the Law. (4 cr) Balos, Fellows
The legal system as it relates to women. Areas of criminal law, welfare law, employment law, corporate law, alternative delivery systems for legal service, and legal education.

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