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CLASS Course Descriptions

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences


CLASS Course Descriptions

Below is a list of courses from the Course Catalog for the College of Liberal Arts & Social Science.


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  • EN 411 Advanced Creative Writing Work

    This course provides advanced instruction in the theory and practice of creative writing for students who have successfully completed an introductory creative writing course and want to develop their craft in a workshop setting. Different forms may be offered from year to year, including short fiction; the novel; poetry; creative non-fiction; and film script and television writing. Prerequisite: EN311 or consent of instructor.

  • EN 560 LITERATURES IN ENGLISH

    THIS COURSE OFFERS AN INTENSIVE STUDY OF REPRESENTATIVE WORK OF AUTHORS WRITING IN ENGLISH, OR OF A RELATED GROUP OF AUTHORS (E.G., THE METAPHYSICAL POETS, COMMONWEALTHE NOVELIST OR WESTERN PACIFIC WRITERS). WITH DIFFEREN T SUBJECT MATTER, THE COURSE MAY BE TAKEN MORE THAN ONCE FOR CREDIT. PREREQUISITE: ANY 200 LEVEL LITERATURE COURSE (IN ENGLISH) OR PERMISSION OF THE INSTRUCTOR.

  • EN 650 TCHNG COLLEGE COMP W/PRACT

    THIS ONE-SEMESTER PRACTICUM IS A REQUIREMENT FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS TO GAIN EXPERIENCE TEACHING EN085, EN100, AND EN110 IN THE UNIVERSITY OF GUAM'S COMPOSITION PROGRAM. STUDENTS WILL SPEND THE FIRST HALF OF THE SEMESTER IN SEMINAR. STUDENTS WILL ENGAGE IN OBSERVATION AND TEACHING IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEMESTER. ALTHOUGH DESIGNED FOR OUR UNIVERSITY'S SPECIFIC NEEDS, THE COURSE PROVIDES THE THEORETICAL AND PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT AND THE PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE NECESSARY FOR TEACHING DEVELOPMENTAL AND FRESHMAN COMPOSITION IN ANY DIVERSE POST-SECONDARY SETTING. PREREQUISITE: EN611 OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR.

  • EN 695 THESIS

    There are two possible thesis options, Traditional or Creative. The thesis candidate prepares, for six hours of thesis credit, either a study embodying rigorous scholarly research or original creative work of near-publishable quality. This course may be repeated until all six thesis credits are successfully completed. Prerequisites: EN501, EN680, candidacy in the English Master?s Program, and consent of instructor. Prerequisites: EN501, EN680, candidacy in the English Master?s Program, and consent of instructor.

  • FA 331 PHILOSOPHY OF ART

    A study of the major philosophical positions taken in relation to the arts. PREREQUISITE: Must be a Fine Arts major or minor or consent of instructor. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • FR 101 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I

    This is a beginning course with emphasis on grammar, conversation, reading, and French culture.

  • FR 102 ELEMENTARY FRENCH II

    This is a continuation of FR101. It introduces students to further basic language skills. Prerequisite: FR101 or equivalent.

  • GE 101 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY

    This course is an introduction to the field and methods of geography, the characteristics, distribution and interactions of physical and cultural geographic elements. The elements include climate, vegetation, soils, topography, settlement and population, transportation and trade, industry and land use.

  • GE 201 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY

    The study of human and physical aspects of world geography is covered in this course. Special emphasis is given to regions, continents and major countries of the world and the relative geographic importance of those areas today.

  • GE 203 PRINC OF PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

    This course is primarily concerned with the principles and concepts of physical geography, and stresses the patterns and interrelationships of climate, vegetation, soils and landforms. Emphasis is placed on geographic processes which have tropical and Pacific relevance. Three lecture hours and three-hour weekly laboratory or field trips.

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