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									                             The Social Welfare Undergraduate Newsletter!
                                            Fall 2007
                                            Issue #18
                                   Saturday, December 1, 2007

            This is an irregular publication for the social welfare undergraduate population and their friends
                                   from Sherman Boyson, the Undergraduate Advisor
                                                          642 4407
                                                   boyson@berkeley.edu

                   Drop-in advising every day in Haviland 219 from 9 a.m. to Noon, and 1 to 4 p.m.

     This newsletter is sent as an attachment to an email. If you cannot access the attachment, contact Sherman.
                    Newsletters are also archived on the web site for the School of Social Welfare:
                          http://socialwelfare.berkeley.edu/undergrads/ugrad_newsletters.htm

  This is your newsletter! If you have any information that you want sent out to the Social Welfare community, send
                                                email text to Sherman.

  Postings in this newsletter are for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement by the School of
                                       Social Welfare or the University of California.




                                                 Today’s Index:

1.       Economics 198: Personal Financial Management
2.       SW 98/198: The Undergraduate Colloquium
3.       SW 98/198: CalStar Yoga
4.       SW 98/198: Cal in Berkeley & Cal in Oakland Internships
5.       Chic St 98/198: Criminal Justice



1.       Economics 198: Personal Financial Management
ECON 198: Personal Financial Management
(2 Units – P/NP)

An Introduction to Managing your Personal Finances


For Juniors and Seniors (non-business majors only)
Section 1: Wednesdays 4-6pm – 3107 Etcheverry
Section 2: Thursdays 4-6pm – 3107 Etcheverry

Instructor: Fred Selinger, Senior Managing Director of Corporate Finance and Business Consulting at
Sutter Securities Inc. Mr. Selinger has served on several boards of directors and has held licenses in
securities, real estate and insurance. Mr. Selinger has served as a Corporate CEO, Managing Director of a
private Investment Bank, and has conducted Professional Business & Financial Seminars.

Class Info: Are you concerned about your financial future in a complex world of credit card and student
loan debt, FICO scoring, 401(K) plans, IRAs, the impact of love and money in a relationship, the best ways
to buy a house or car, taxes, endless investment options, and soaring medical costs. Learn how to manage
money and achieve “financial security” in a global world. This course will discuss Personal Financial
Management and give students a solid background in the subject before entering the real world.

Class Format: Weekly lecture, open Q & A, Internet searches and 3 quizzes.

Readings: * “The Money Book for the Young Fabulous & Broke” by Suze Orman
          * “Real Money….Sane Investing In An Insane World” by Jim Cramer

Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to 48 seats per class. The classes will be filled on a FIRST-COME
FIRST-SERVE basis. CEC’s are required for the course and will be handed out the first day of class.
Course Website: [bSpace] -- https://bspace.berkeley.edu/portal

For Questions/Concerns Contact: selingerfred@berkeley.edu


2.       SW 98/198: The Undergraduate Colloquium
The Undergraduate Colloquium is a GREAT way to get used to the field of Social Welfare. Each week, a
different guest speaker comes and talks about what Social Welfare role they play in the real world – what
they do, how they got their job, etc.

You can earn 1 unit for this class. It meets on Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the Spring Semester.
The location will be in Haviland Hall, but the specific room is not yet assigned.

You can sign up now. Frosh & Sophs will enroll in SW 98, Section 2, using the 80739 course control
number. Juniors & Seniors will enroll in SW 198, Section 2, using the 80853 course control number. The
course is worth 1 unit.

You don’t have to be a SW major to take this class, so invite your friends!




3.       SW 98/198: CalStar Yoga
This is a course that shows you how to teach and assist people with disabilities in an authentic yoga
practice. You help by assisting them into various yoga-postures, giving massages, and generally helping
their bodies and minds feel really good. The people you work with are mostly experienced yoga students
and are completely comfortable with and appreciative of the work you do with them.

You do not need to be experienced with either yoga or the disabled population. The only prerequisite is a
positive attitude. You well receive instruction form experienced and highly-skilled Yoga teachers on how
to care for others using Yoga. The course meets from 1 to 4 pm at the RSF Combatives’ Room.

For more info, contact student coordinator Adam Knobler at adamknobler@berkeley.edu
The course control number for the 98 section is 80742. The course control number for the 198 section is
80856.                   The course is worth 2 units.




4.       SW 98/198: Cal in Berkeley & Cal in Oakland Internships
This program/course engages students in local communities through internships to explore the relationship
between community issues and public policy. Students are able to gain first-hand experience working with
local governments and non-profits. There is also a seminar that meets once a week on Wednesdays, from
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.    For more info, contact CIB@berkeley.edu

For this course, you can enroll now through telebears. SW 98 for frosh/sophs: CCN – 80745
SW 198 for jrs/seniors: CCN 80859                     The course is worth 2 units.




5.       Chic St 98/198: Criminal Justice
This very popular course is taught by UCPD Lt. Adan Tejada – himself an alum of Cal’s Chicano Studies
program.

The course is held on Tuesdays, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. We do not yet have the course control number but
it will be held, so if you are interested, keep the time open on your schedule. The course is worth 3 units.

GOALS OF THE COURSE:

                To examine the intent and the reality of criminal law.
                To take an in depth look at the law and practices associated with field law
                 enforcement
                To review case law as it relates to criminal law enforcement: contacts,
                 detentions and arrests, search and seizure -- from probable cause searches of
                 someone’s person to search warrants of homes.
                To discuss and explore the effects of the criminal justice system on society.
                To explore various aspects of incarceration.


INSTRUCTOR
 Adán Tejada
adan@berkeley.edu
Please e-mail instructor for questions

								
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