Course List

Plenary Enrichment Program -

HNRS 102 F

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 214

Catalog Description:

An annual series of supplemental activi ties, including lectures, presentations, performances, exhibits, community servi ce, discussions and written assignments. Required each term the student studies on campus. (graded; no credit)

Inward Life, Outward Action -

HNRS 110 C

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Block: 3
Time: M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 112
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

Introduces students to critical thinking in highereducation, taking as its starting point a focused topic in a scholarly field. Critical inquiry will be taught in the context of careful reading of important intellectual works, as well as inquiry-based writing assignments. Research and collarborative skills will also be developed in am integrative setting designed to promote a student's journey toward a life of critical inquiry. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 110 and INQ 110.)

Portfolio Seminar I -

HNRS 111 C

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Time: M 2:20PM-3:50PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 213
Units: 1/4

Catalog Description:

A two-semester sequence that connects students to the campus and community through an exploration of cultural, intellectual, and service activities as well as academic and personal goals. Includes initial development of the Honors Portfolio.

Seminal Figures and Issues -

PEAC 301 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Block: 10
Time: T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 212
Units: 1
Pre-requisites/Comments: PEAC-201 or permission

Catalog Description:

This course aims at deepening our understanding of peace and social justice through a focus on specific thinkers and activists and/or significant historical events and movements.

Texts, Rhetoric and Media -

RHET 125 A

Instructor: Dr. Michael A. Heller
Block: 12
Time: T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Term: 2014FA
Room: MILL 214
Units: 1

Catalog Description:

An exploration of the common rhetorical principles that are foundational in the fields of Communication Studies, Creative Writing, and Literary Studies. Students will learn the basic rhetorical terminology used in the different fields, and learn to apply them in the critical analysis of a variety of cultural texts from the three points of view.(1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.