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spring 2013

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    English Essentials - ENG050 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    0.00
    Day:
    TUES
    Time:
    12:30PM-1:20PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    117
    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. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    12:30PM-1:20PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    111
    Max Participants:
    25

    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 - ENG212 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    11:00AM-11:50AM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B4
    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 three principal periods of British literature over the past 200 years; the Romantic, the Victorian, and the 20th century. Readings include works by Wordsworth, Tennyson, and Hardy. Offered alternate years.

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

    Professor:
    Dr. Garry Friesen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MWF
    Time:
    3:30PM-4:20PM
    Building:
    BRAD
    Room:
    B3
    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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    Literary Theory/Criticism - ENG422 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Domani Pothen
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    2:55PM-4:10PM
    Building:
    LIB
    Room:
    L109
    Max Participants:
    25

    A broad overview of major schools of literary theory and criticism, including such approaches as formalism, Marxism, feminism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, and deconstruction. This course is practice-driven, emphasizing how a chosen theoretical approach determines critical direction. Offered alternate years. Prerequisite: One literature survey course and ENG304.

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    Genre Seminar - ENG452 (01)

    Professor:
    Dr. Doug Schaak
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    TTH
    Time:
    11:00AM-12:15PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    116
    Max Participants:
    20

    An extensive study of one literary genre (e.g. short story, tragedy, lyric poetry, etc.) with an emphasis on discovering how "generic" definitions are formed and altered over time. Considerable attention will be given to secondary texts that explore these "generic" considerations, though readings will consist largely of primary texts in selected genres. Offered alternate years. Prerequisite: One literature survey coruse and ENG304.

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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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    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.

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    Spiritual & Personal Formation - GE 101 (01)

    Professor:
    Mr. David Jongeward
    Credits:
    1.00
    Day:
    WED
    Time:
    9:00AM-9:50AM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    113
    Max Participants:
    30

    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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    Spiritual & Personal Formation - GE 101 (01)

    Professor:
    Mr. Jon Mathis
    Credits:
    1.00
    Day:
    WED
    Time:
    9:00AM-9:50AM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    113
    Max Participants:
    30

    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.