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fall 2012

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    English Essentials - ENG050 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    0.00
    Day:
    THUR
    Time:
    12:30PM-1:20PM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L108
    Max Participants:
    20

    Basic grammar for students whose placement examination indicates inadequate background. No credit.

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    College Writing - ENG120 (02)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    11:00AM-11:50AM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    111
    Max Participants:
    20

    Using a process model, this course will help students to become more effective writers in a variety of genres, requiring, for example, descriptive, expository, and persuasive papers. Also included is a review of grammar in the context of student writing. Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English placement test.

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    College Writing - ENG120 (03)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    12:30PM-1:20PM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L110
    Max Participants:
    20

    Using a process model, this course will help students to become more effective writers in a variety of genres, requiring, for example, descriptive, expository, and persuasive papers. Also included is a review of grammar in the context of student writing. Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English placement test.

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    British Literature - ENG211 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    1:30PM-2:45PM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L109
    Max Participants:
    25

    A chronological study of major works of British literature. Selected readings introduce students to influential writers, a variety of literary forms, and significant currents of thought. An introduction to literature, these courses include practice in analytical writing and offer students a background in the humanities. Selections from the beginning of British literature during the 8th century through its development in the 18th century, including works by Shakespeare, Milton, and Swift. Offered alternate years.

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    American Literature - ENG215 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    11:00AM-11:50AM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B3
    Max Participants:
    20

    A chronological study of major works of American literature. Selected readings introduce students to influential writers, a variety of literary forms, and significant currents of (largely Western) thought. An introduction to literature, these courses include practice in analytical writing and offers students a background in the humanities. Selections from the beginning of the American colonial period in the early 17th century through the Romantic period in the late 19th century, including works by Bradstreet, Edwards, Irving, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Emerson, Thoreau, Dickinson, and Whitman.

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    American Literature - ENG215 (02)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    2:30PM-3:20PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    113
    Max Participants:
    20

    A chronological study of major works of American literature. Selected readings introduce students to influential writers, a variety of literary forms, and significant currents of (largely Western) thought. An introduction to literature, these courses include practice in analytical writing and offers students a background in the humanities. Selections from the beginning of the American colonial period in the early 17th century through the Romantic period in the late 19th century, including works by Bradstreet, Edwards, Irving, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville, Emerson, Thoreau, Dickinson, and Whitman.

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    Critical Reading & Writing - ENG220 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    11:00AM-12:15PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B3
    Max Participants:
    25

    Building on the students' introduction to expository and persuasive writing in English 120, this course integrates rhetorical analysis and interpretation of texts, including illocution, with responsible expository writing. Prerequisite: Eng120

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    Critical Reading & Writing - ENG220 (02)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    2:55PM-4:10PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    115
    Max Participants:
    25

    Building on the students' introduction to expository and persuasive writing in English 120, this course integrates rhetorical analysis and interpretation of texts, including illocution, with responsible expository writing. Prerequisite: Eng120

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    Studies in Drama - ENG333 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    WED
    Time:
    6:30PM-9:20PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B4
    Max Participants:
    20

    A study of selected plays by writers from a variety of cultures, including American, British, and European. Attention will be given to how cultural considerations influence a playwright's use of theme, tone, character, setting, staging, etc. Plays will be studies comparatively while retaining an emphasis on the individual expressing of each writer. Offered alternate years. Prerequisite: One literature survey course.

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    Minority Voices in American Literature - ENG341 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    4:20PM-5:35PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    113
    Max Participants:
    20

    Study of the literature of one or more minority populations in American society--for example, African American, Native American, and/or Asian American literature. Variable topics.

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    Senior Thesis - ENG490 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    TBA
    Time:
    12:00AM-12:00AM
    Building:
    Room:
    Max Participants:
    5

    A substantial research paper written during the senior year under the direction of one faculty member.

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    Senior Thesis - ENG490 (02)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    2.00
    Day:
    TBA
    Time:
    12:00AM-12:00AM
    Building:
    Room:
    Max Participants:
    1

    A substantial research paper written during the senior year under the direction of one faculty member.

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    Academic Success Seminar - GE 010 (01)

    Professor:
    Miss Sheila Joshi
    Credits:
    0.00
    Day:
    FRI
    Time:
    10:00AM-10:50AM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B3
    Max Participants:
    50

    This eight-session workshop provides instruction and active learning opportunites for students to understand and practice the qualities and skills necessary for academic success.

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    Spiritual & Personal Formation - GE 101 (01)

    Professor:
    Mr. David Jongeward
    Credits:
    1.00
    Day:
    WED
    Time:
    10:00AM-10:50AM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L101
    Max Participants:
    175

    This first-year experience course will introduce students to critical components of spiritual and personal formation. Topics include the ethos and resources of Multnomah University, personal and spiritual growth, strength discovery and application, ministry involvement, and maximizing the collegiate experience.

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    English Composition II - ENGW132 (02)

    Professor:
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TBA
    Time:
    12:00AM-12:00AM
    Building:
    Room:
    Max Participants:
    15

    An exercise in the ability to read and think critically and to write persuasively. A study of the collection and synthesis of information from a variety of sources, focusing on the ability to use such information to logically construct an argument.