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spring 2012

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    English Essentials - ENG050 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    0.00
    Day:
    FRI
    Time:
    11:00AM-11:50AM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    115
    Max Participants:
    15

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

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    College Writing - ENG120 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    12:30PM-1:20PM
    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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    American Literature - ENG216 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    2:30PM-3:20PM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L110
    Max Participants:
    25

    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 late 19th century through the late 20th century, including works from the following major literary movements: realism, naturalism, modernism, and postmodernism. Readings include works by James, Crane, Frost, Eliot, Hemmingway, O'Connor, and Barthelme.

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    Critical Reading & Writing - ENG220 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    11:00AM-11:50AM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L108
    Max Participants:
    20

    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:
    MWF
    Time:
    1:30PM-2:20PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B2
    Max Participants:
    20

    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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    World Literature - ENG232 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    1:30PM-2:45PM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L108
    Max Participants:
    25

    A chronological study of major works of world (non-British and non-American) 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 eighteenth century to the present, including works by Japanese, Russian, and South African writers. Offered alternate years.

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    Life and Thought of C. S. Lewis - ENG254 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Garry Friesen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    3:30PM-4:20PM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L109
    Max Participants:
    30

    Life, thought, and writings of C.S. Lewis; emphasis on apologetic writings; readings from a variety of works including fantasy and fiction.

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    Major Literary Figure - ENG372 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    11:00AM-12:15PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    116
    Max Participants:
    25

    An exploration of the writings of one major literary figure, with an emphasis on primary texts. Students will be asked to consider the writer's body of work as a whole while retaining a proper respect for the uniqueness of each individual work. Offered alternate years. Prerequisite: One literature survey course

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    Special Topics in Literature - ENG408 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    8:00AM-8:50AM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    115
    Max Participants:
    20

    An in-depth exploration of a specific topic in literature not covered thoroughly elsewhere in the curriculum--for example, poetry of redemption, literature of the oppressed, the American Dream. May be repeated for credit once.

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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:
    8

    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:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    113
    Max Participants:
    20

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