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MGMT 305E:  Product & Brand Marketing
Lisa Lindgren
An introduction to the functions, activities, and ethical considerations of brand and product management and marketing. Topics include corporate identity and image, brand image, charismatic brands, product and brand differentiation, the brand management process, and the inception-to-death product management process.

MGMT 305F:  Sustainable Business
Steve Schwarz
Environmental issues re a fundamental component of the for-profit and non-profit enterprise landscape.  A large number of organizations now measure and compare success by implementing robust environmental stewardship, engaging stakeholders in sustainability initiatives ad by making these efforts both measurable and visible.

This course will familiarize students with what sustainability is, why its important, how enterprises can measure it, what enterprises are succeeding and failing at, and how the focus on sustainable enterprises will affect developed and developing countries.
PREREQUISITE: MGMT 201 or permission of instructor


MATH 114: Math Exploration
Gary Brown
Introduction to game theory including applications to two person zero sum and non-zero sum games.  Also an introduction to the mathematics of voting and elections leading to the famous Arrow's Theorem.  Lots of applications to recent elections and game show voting such as American Idol.


FREN 351G:  French Romanticism
Charles Villette
"Sensibilité, individualisme, exotisme et mélancolie" are among the themes of the precursors to Romanticism.  Whether it is a period of reaction to the "Révolution" and the Age of the Emperor or a period of creative renewal influenced by the sentimentalism of England and the lyricism of Germany, the precursors and the Romantics sought to define a new conception of the life and the art of the "mal du siècle. » The course will explore  this new conception of "l'Homme."

FREN 355C:  La Femme et le Fantastique
Camila Krone
In this course we will read, discuss, and research short works of fantasy literature in French. A particular focus of our study will be representations of women and the feminine in these works (written largely by men), as well as the implications of this "féminin fantastique" for the construction of masculine subjectivity. We will read short stories and novellas by Balzac, Maupassant, Villiers de l'Isle Adam, Mérimée and Gautier, among others. Our readings will be informed in part by the works of several theorists and authors, including Tzvetan Todorov, Sigmund Freud, Hélène Cixous, Jean Bellemin-Noël, and Edgar Allan Poe.

GERM 342:  Die Deutsche Lyrik-Great Poets in the German Tradition
Mark Thamert
For this seminar, we will read works by classic German Poets like Goethe, Rilke, Eichendorff and Bachmann according to several of the following themes: The Experience of Poetry and Art; Human Awe; Hiking through Nature; the Lorelei Myth; Ghosts; Evening; Autumn; God and the Gods; Animals; Love and Eros; War; Death; Springtime; Happiness and Bliss. In our explorations we will apply the ideas and moral debates within the works to how we live our own lives. Our discussions will cover several interpretive levels: intrapersonal, one-on-one, communal and national, international and global, cosmic and God-centered relationships. By the end of this seminar, you will have read and discussed a wide range of great poets from medieval times to the present. You will also gain an understanding of how these poets' works interrelate thematically and chronologically. In the process you will learn about several approaches to literary interpretation: structural, reader response, genre-historical, biographical, deconstructionist, gender-centered and ethical. It is my hope that in the years after college you will continue to read poets in the German tradition for life-long pleasure and insight.

GERM 357D:  Freud & Unconscious Urges in German Fiction
Andreas Kiryakakis
Imagine modern German Literature and intellectual history without Sigmund Freud's theories of Sexuality, Dreams, the Unconscious, the Id, Ego, the Superego, and Psychosexual Development.  In this course you will become familiar with Freud's contributions to psychology and literature and also read fascinating narratives by German speaking authors influenced by him, including: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Hermann Hesse, Karen Horney, Franz Kafka, Thomas Mann, and Arthur Schnitzler.  The seminar will include Novels, Short Stories, Films, selected essays and relevant biographical data about the writers' lives.

MCLT 223B:  The Male & Female Bildungsroman: Risks & Strategies in Life and Relationships
Lisa Ohm
Cross-listed with GEND 290G
After gaining an understanding of the Bildungsroman, a German term for an imprecise subgenre of the novel called "novel of education" or "novel of apprenticeship" (roman d'education in French), we analyze how the Bildungsroman (novel of education) presents the arc of the main protagonist's life within the context of his/her socio-cultural environment. 

MCLT 315:  Folklore, Legend & Myth in Chinese & Chinese-American Literature
Sophia Geng
In this class, we read the English translations of popular Chinese folklore, legends, and myths.  These include the tale of Mulan, the story of the Cowherd and the Weaver Goddess, and the legend of Caiji.  We analyze how the stories evolved throughout history and how they were told differently in mainstream and vernacular cultures.  More interestingly, we examine a number of adaptations of these stories in film, story-telling and writings by Chinese American authors, and compare the differences in terms of language, theme and function.

MCLT 316A:  Contemporary Japanese Women Writers
Yuko Shibata
Cross-listed with GEND 360E
This course introduces entertainment novels, comics, and films created by Japanese female writers and directors since the 1970's.  Postwar economic development made it possible for young talented women to go into a variety of cultural fields and become successful.  We examine how these contemporary female creators have come to terms with issues of gender, sexuality, race, class, and nation as well as how their products have intersected the changing phases of economic conditions.  Their works have created new businesses, not only in Japan but also in the broader Asian market, by being combined with thriving local entertainment industries.  We also consider what these phenomena signify, especially when the images of the West, Asia, the US and Japan are diversely reflected in these works.

Natural Science

NATS 152:  Integrative Science II
All instructors
This introductory research-based course will introduce scientific concepts and research methodologies from multiple disciplines in the context of interdisciplinary themes. Each theme is based on a current problem that is best solved using an interdisciplinary scientific approach. Examples include mass extinction, the brain, energy, and management of water resources. Throughout the course, students will actively discuss, analyze, and create a series of research questions based on the identified scientific problem. The students then conduct, analyze and present experiments that utilize skills and concepts from multiple scientific disciplines. Concepts from the following natural science disciplines will be introduced: mathematics, computer science, biology, chemistry, physic and nutrition.
PREREQUISITE:  NATS 151 or permission of the instructor, three years of college preparatory mathematics and satisfactory performance on the university administered Quantitative Skills Inventory Test. Note: Students who have an ACT-Math score of 21 or greater or SAT-Math score of 530 or greater will be granted satisfactory performance status without taking the examination. Otherwise, the examination will be administered by appointment with the Mathematics Skills Center.

NATS 378:  Senior Capstone in Natural Science
Steve Saupe
During this course, a student will conduct an independent research project from multiple scientific perspectives.  Students will develop a scientific question, conduct a literature review, and propose a possible hypothesis and/or experiment(s) that would further knowledge about the question.   
PREREQUISITE:  Senior standing in NS major


NUTR 260A:  Culinology of French Cuisine
Bernadette Elhard
Structure of the class will combine lecture, discussion, and readings examining the food science behind the essential elements of French cuisine.  Culinology®, Culinary Science, combines culinary arts and food science and technology to create safer more wholesome food.  Research on food production and preservation will be combined with culinary preparation technique to create appealing food from a taste, texture and visual perspective.  Students will also spend time with experiential learning in the food science laboratory applying knowledge previously discussed in the classroom.  The prerequisite for this course is one introductory course, Nutrition 225: Experimental Food Science.

NUTR 260B:  Physiology of Weigh Regulation
Mark Glen
An overview of physiological processes that contribute to the regulation of body weight in humans.  Focus will be placed on adipose tissue hormones and gut hormones, the role of gut bacteria in energy harvest, the influence of viruses on adiposity and the impact of exercise on substances involved in weight regulation.  Students will be expected to read and interpret technical journal articles.

NUTR 260C:  Sensory Evaluation of Food
Alexa Evenson
Principles and procedures for sensory evaluation of food/  Appropriate uses of specific tests are discussed, along with physiological, psychological, and environmental factors affecting sensory verdicts.

NUTR 396:  Nutrition Research Capstone
Amy Olson

This capstone experience focuses on individual research. Students develop their own individual research project and progress through each step of the research process. Suitable research topics are integrative in nature requiring student to utilize their nutrition background and aspects of other disciplines. Students will design, collect and analyze their data, complete a paper and present their research. Pre-requisites: Nutr 380 & 381, or permission of instructor. Spring


PCST 368K:  Masculinities in War & Peace
Kelly Kraemer
In this course we will examine the multiple definitions and constructions of masculine identity that emerge from human experiences with war and peace. We will examine the Warrior as the archetype of masculinity, discuss alternative conceptions of masculine identity,  and explore ways of rethinking masculinity to help build cultures of peace. We will also take a look at some of the complex interconnections between masculinities, gender, sex, and nationality.

PCST 368L:  Seminar: Hispanic Culture:  Conflict Transformation in Latin America
Roy Ketchum
Cross-listed with HISP 356A
Global Process-Local Conflict: By using a case study approach to conflict in Latin America, this course will consider events and experiences of the global colliding with the local. Environmental, economic and cultural considerations will be explored through representations of lived experience in the form of essay, film and narrative. Case studies may include: indigenous social movements, responses to privatization of water, and conflicts emerging around resources. Making use of specific sites in Latin America, the course will introduce tools for analyzing conflict and provide practice in approaches such as stakeholders mapping and role-play. Student groups will research their own case study of conflict and facilitate an interactive learning event. The course will be conducted in Spanish.
PREREQUISITE:  HISP 312 and at least one HISP course at 320 or above or instructor approval.

PCST 399:  Is Peace Possible?
Kelly Kraemer
Are human beings naturally violent and warlike, or do we have the potential for peace? John Lennon once said, "If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace." Maybe it's not quite that simple, but is peace possible? If it is, how might we achieve it, and what roles can individuals play in the process? This course is designed to help senior peace studies majors and minors search for and evaluate answers to these and related questions by examining theories and evidence from a variety of fields (including, but not limited to: peace studies, anthropology, psychology, history, sociology, biology, and futures studies), with a view to integrating their four year academic experience.
Preference given to senior Peace Studies majors & minors.


PHIL 321:  Moral Philosophy
Steve Wagner
We will first consider some of the most prominent moral theories in the tradition of western philosophical thought, such as the views of Aristotle, John Stuart Mill and Immanuel Kant. We will analyze their views to see if they provide adequate guides for living a good life. We will then turn to a number of contemporary moral views which claim to offer variations or alternatives to the classical models-such as feminist ethics, virtue ethics, and the use of literary texts to develop moral points of view. Most of our work will be through class discussion of our readings. Our focus throughout will be to consider whether we can find guidance for our own lives in the moral views we will consider.

PHIL 322:  Environmental Ethics
Charles Wright
The impact of industrial human civilization on the earth's living systems is enormous and still growing.  Until about fifty years ago few people gave much thought to the matter.  Now, however, in the face of global warming, collapsing ecosystems, species extinctions, dead zones, toxic waste sites, and a variety of other ecological ills, modern humans have begun to reconsider their relationship with the biosphere.  From one perspective, such rethinking is simply a matter of self-interest.  Modern humans understand better now that our own health depends on having healthy living systems around us.  But is there more to it than self-interest?  This class will introduce students to the question of the ethical dimensions of our relationship to animals and living systems.  We will study the work of pioneering thinkers who seek to radically revise traditional human-centered conceptions of morality and who offer a vision of a human life rooted in ethical consideration for all living beings.  

PHIL 325:  Feminist Ethics
Jean Keller
Daily headlines bring to our attention a whole host of challenging and seemingly intractable social problems. How, in the face of such challenges, are we to plan out and live our lives? What are our responsibilities, as individuals and communities, to engage and try to resolve such problems? And how do such moral obligations stack up against our desire to pursue our own passions and careers and to care for our family and friends? In this course, we'll use moral theory to engage problems posed by the news, literature, and students own lives as a means to address pressing contemporary ethical concerns.

PHIL 339:  Chinese Philosophy
Charles Wright
Students in this course will engage in the close reading and discussion of selected foundational texts in the Chinese Philosophical tradition.  One central course theme will be the Confucian emphasis on individual cultivation of virtuous character and the role such character plays in assuring the appropriate utilization of government authority.  Another will be the Taoist analysis of the dysfunctional nature of the competitive pursuit of wealth and prestige, accompanied by their provocative argument that a genuinely satisfying life can only be obtained by abandoning such pursuit.  The class will begin with psychologist Richard Nisbett's groundbreaking work, The Geography of Thought, which documents how styles of thinking widespread in China, Japan and Korea can be traced back to these traditions of Chinese philosophy.  We will also examine political philosopher Daniel Bell's recent book East Meets West:  Human Rights and Democracy in East Asia, in which he investigates whether Western democracies might learn something from traditional Chinese social and political thought. 


PHYS 322:  Fortran & C++ for Scientists
James Crumley
Fortran and C++ language fundamentals with examples from numerical analysis. Topics may include scientific data analysis and curve fitting, simulation of physical systems and numerical algorithms for integration and matrix manipulation. Identical to PHYS 222 except for additional required programming project.
PREREQUISITE:  200 and MATH 120.


POLS 350B:  American Political Thought & Contemporary Public Policy Applications
James Reed

This course will explore how key ideas and debates in the history of American political thought have been translated into practice, both in the United States and elsewhere in the world. We will examine, for example, how the Framers attempted to create a presidency that was both effective and effectively checked, and ask how the presidency has changed in comparison to those initial hopes and fears. We will examine Abraham Lincoln's use of, and arguments for, presidential emergency powers during the Civil War; and how the Bush administration used (or some would argue, abused) the arguments of Lincoln and the Federalist Papers to justify sweeping presidential powers in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Other contemporary applications explored in the course will include the present-day Tea Party's appropriation of the rhetoric of the American Revolution, and the contemporary resurgence of the pre-Civil War doctrine of state nullification of federal law. Finally, we will link the Declaration of Independence's claim of inalienable rights - rights to which all human beings are entitled, no matter what political community they belong to - to 20th and 21st Century understandings of "human rights," and to debates about whether and in what way the United States is obliged to honor international standards of human rights in its policies.

The course as a whole will emphasize the fact that political theories have policy consequences, predictable or unpredictable, sometimes in their own place and time, sometimes decades or centuries later or in some other part of the world.

POLS 358:  International Relations & Comparative Politics:  Security
Christi Siver
In this course, students will explore issues of international security from different perspectives. The course will start by looking at traditional security issues involving violence and warfare, but then move on to economic security, environmental security, human security and human rights. Students will examine the role of states, international institutions, and non-governmental actors that define the contemporary meaning of security.  


PSYC 309B:  Psychology & Law
Aubrey Immelman
The general aim of this course is to learn about psychological knowledge as it applies to law. The course offers an overview of contemporary psychological theories, research, principles, concepts, and practices pertinent to the legal system. Although students will gain an appreciation for the culture and traditions of law, this is not a law course. The emphasis is on human behavior and mental processes and the interaction of psychology with the legal and criminal justice systems.  Specific topics include psychological assessment, testing, and the law; psychology and the courts; mental health law (competencies, criminal responsibility, civil commitment; the psychology of the jury (procedural considerations and jury decision making; the psychology of evidence (eyewitness testimony, the polygraph, hypnosis, facial composites, profiling, pretrial publicity); correctional psychology; family law; juvenile delinquency and justice; criminal behavior; and the psychology of law enforcement. 
PREREQUISITE:   PSYC 111 & either PSYC 350 or 381

PSYC 393-01A:  Personality Assessment & Profiling in Criminal Psychology
Aubrey Immelman
Psychology Seminar involves detailed consideration of a special topic and requires seminar participants to prepare and present a major paper. This section is designed to help senior psychology majors integrate diverse psychological concepts, principles, theories, and methods to the applied areas of criminal investigation. The course will draw from several cognate areas of psychology, including the biological foundations of personality; perception and cognition; motivation and emotion; human development; personality psychology; psychopathology; and social psychology. Students will develop offender and victim psychological profiles in unsolved criminal cases.
PREREQUISITE:  Senior standing and 20 credits in psychology.


SOCI 337E:  Cultural Anthropology
Jessica O'Reilly
This course explores cultural aspects of humanity by learning about an array of cultural groups, worldviews, and belief systems. We will learn about the diverse cultural forms that people have created to help understand themselves, their homes, their families, their food, and their relationships. We will be asking: how do people shape culture, and how are they shaped by it? Also: what can a nuanced analysis of human culture contribute to our understandings of contemporary problems? While the cultures we read about will be located primarily in non-Western states, we will also be analyzing our own cultures in comparison with others. This course has three main components. First, we will learn about certain aspects of human culture-such as gender, conflict and consensus, religion, and so on. Second, we will engage with several ethnographies-films and book-length manuscripts that provide a detailed description of a cultural group-in their entirety. Third, students will be conducting their own ethnographic studies throughout the duration of the course, learning about ethnographic methods and ethics as well as project design.
PREREQUISITE:  Any one of the following: SOCI 111 or 121, PSYC 111, ECON 111, POLS 111 or 121, PCST 111, or Permission of Instructor.


THEA 218:  Culture & Dramatic Literature:  Plays Exploring Cultures of Peace & War
Kaarin Johnston
We will read plays that portray the moral tension between how we live in times of peace as opposed to in times of war.  These works are often written by people who fought in or were involved with a specific war.  Plays such as: All My Sons (WWII), Ruined (the Congo), Indians (1880's treatment of Native Americans morphing with the Viet Nam War), Mother Courage (a capitalist profits on war in 1624), Arms and the Man (the mercenary whose gun is actually a chocolate bar), etc. may be included.
THEA 267:  Alternative Fashion Trends:  Late 20th Century

Amelia Cheever
Alternative Fashion Trends of the late 20th century: How politics and music helped shape the alternative fashions of the last century.  This class will examine how the hippy and psychedelic fashions of the 1960's, punk fashions of the 1970's/1980's, grunge/Goth fashions of the 1980's/1990's and rap/hip-hop fashions of the 1990's were influenced by the music and politics of their time.  The course will also relate these fashions to the mainstream clothing of the time period they originated in and how these fashion trends continue today in fashions of the 21st century.


THEO 210:  History of the Development of the Christian Church
Shawn Colberg
As an introduction to the history of Christianity and the Christian church from the New Testament era to the present, this course traces key Christian figures, events, trends, and projects against the larger socio-cultural backdrop of world history.

THEO 319E:  Age of Reformation
Elisabeth Wengler
Cross-listed with HIST 337
As A study of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations in the 16th and 17th centuries with a particular emphasis on social history, including the causes and characteristics of religious change and its effects on European society and culture. Topics include the reception and implementation of the Protestant Reformation, Catholic responses to this challenge, radical religious movements, the role of women in religious reform, changes in family relations, and popular religion. Alternate years.

THEO 319G:  Gender & American Popular Religions
Martha Tomhave Blauvelt
Cross-listed with GEND 363
This course examines both the remarkable variety of spiritual expression and the consistent preoccupation with gender in American popular religions. Our subjects will vary from evangelical Protestants to Italian American and post-Vatican Council Catholics to Mormons to Muslims to New Age devotees to 12 step organizations such as AA which serve religious functions, beginning in 1800 but focusing on the 20th and 21st c. In American popular religion, concepts of divine and human families have been interconnected,  gender roles and imagery of masculinity and femininity have been central to faith concepts and been expressed in a great variety of ways, and faith traditions have alternatively and sometimes simultaneously challenged and reinforced gender norms, class lines, and concepts of race. Our course focuses equally on men and women and masculinity and femininity. We will understand this gender in American popular religion through spirituality that expresses itself in emotional conversion experiences, communal music, commercial art and film and understandings of food; and we will move beyond the pew to processions in the streets, prayer and practices within homes, political parties, protests against drink and outdoor religious revivals. Above all, we will enter into the lives of individuals as they experience spirituality, so we will understand the immediacy, complexity and power of religion and gender. One of the central themes of this course is that historically there has not been any single way to either believe religion or to experience gender, even within single denominations, but that both faith and gender have been historically contingent experiences incorporating tremendous variety and challenging us to be open to new ideas.

THEO 319H:  Medieval Institutions/Society
Theresa Vann
Cross-listed with HIST 335
This course will examine the development of selected medieval institutions and their influence on western society, focusing on the period 1000 to 1350. Topics will include the concept of an institution, roman legal foundations of medieval institutions, the emergence of the Christian Church, the influence of Christian theological teachings, the development of monarchies, the appearance of corporations such as towns and universities, customary law and evolving institutions, such as marriage. Alternate years.

THEO 339A:  Discernment & Christian Decision Making
Kathleen Langer
This course introduces participants to the teachings on discernment found within the Christian tradition.  The topic of discernment will be considered both as a way of life and as a specific process for vocational decision-making.  Participants will apply discernment principles in differing contexts through course assignments and class activities such as discussion of case studies and reflection on personal experiences.

THEO 339C:  Spirituality & the College Male: Male Spirituality & Sexuality
William Schipper
This course will use the experience of the college male and the construction of masculinity as the point of departure for a consideration of the interplay between male sexuality, masculine identity and spirituality, and the ways in which these might be better integrated.  This course will examine concepts found in long-established and contemporary studies of spirituality, male sexuality, and masculinity.  Of special interest will be the ways in which male sexuality, masculine identity and spirituality affect men's relationships with God, self and the other.  Underlying this course is the assumption that the development of a personal spirituality will help one to be more attentive to the voice of God, more aware of the meaning of one's own existence, and better able to form communities founded on respect for individual persons. A mentoring component of this course will require students to meet with an outside mentor approved by the instructor.

THEO 349A:  Family, Church, and Society
Kari-Shane Zimmerman
Drawing on historical, sociological, and religious sources, this course introduces students to a range of perspectives concerning the intersection of family, church and society, focusing on issues such as cohabitation, marriage, divorce, homosexuality, and gender roles.

THEO 349C:  Biomedical Ethics:  Theology, Biomedical & Health Care Ethics
Kathryn Cox
This course will examine the role of faith in addressing a variety of moral issues raised by the advancement of medical science in a variety of areas such as technological advancement and ongoing research to cure diseases.  The course will survey issues such as stem cell research, reproductive technologies, health care reform, the patient-physician relationship, euthanasia, beginning and end of life questions and HIV/AIDS.  Each issue will be explored from the perspective of theology, medicine and other pertinent humanities, for example psychology.  Theological themes will be looked at to see what theology and faith offers in addressing the variety of moral issues.  These themes include theological anthropology (how we understand the human person), views on God, sin, grace, the communal nature of morality, the Resurrection as a framework to discuss what it means to die a good death, as well as Catholic social teaching and the Christian obligation to care for the poor and vulnerable.

THEO 349J:  Justice, Sex & Relationships
Jennifer Beste
Given the inescapable complexities surrounding human sexuality, gender, and embodiment, how might we live and relate to one another in ways that are increasingly fulfilling, and in ways that deepen our relationships with ourselves, others, and God? This course will introduce students to the methodology of Christian ethics, i.e., the process of drawing upon sources of knowledge (scripture, tradition, reason, and contemporary experience) to formulate responses to contemporary issues regarding sexuality and relationships.  Specifically, we will be exploring the concept of justice as it relates to sex, contemporary hookup culture, love, and relationships. In the end, students will be equipped to construct and articulate a compelling theological sexual ethic for college students in 2013. 

THEO 369B:  Modern Islam Political Movement
Jon Armajani
After providing an introduction to the beliefs, practices, and history of Islam, this course will analyze some of the relationships between Islam and politics in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries among Islamist (or "fundamentalist Islamic groups") in the Middle East, South Asia, and other parts of the world.  Specifically, the course will examine the histories, ideologies, and structures of groups.  This course will examine the religious, theological, and political, foundations of these groups while analyzing their work in education, literacy, social service to people in many sectors of societies (including the underprivileged), religious and political instruction, and community-building.  The course will also explore the various perspectives of members of these groups and movements toward peace and violence as well as their religiously- and politically-based reasons for attacking various targets.  Finally, the course will compare and contrast those Islamist trends with those represented by some liberal Muslims.



COLG 385:  Study Abroad Seminar
Selected topics pertaining to the study abroad program site, with a significant emphasis on the local culture(s). Course content will include other site specific fields (history, art, economics, politics, biology, geology, music, etc.), depending upon the expertise of the program director. Excursions, field trips, volunteering and or interactions with local institutions and people will also be a part of the course experience.

MGMT 389:  Study Abroad Experiential Learning
This course is designed for students participating in Study Abroad.  Reading relevant to understanding business in the international environment will be assigned.  Students will write a series of essays integrating their knowledge of theory with their personal observations and reactions.  Particular emphasis will be placed on the impact of culture on business.  The course will be taught by a professor at CSB/SJU using distance learning to maintain contact with students located in a variety of countries.


HHTH 468-01A:  Celtic Monasticism
Mary Forman
Cross-listed with SPIR 468-01A & MONS 468-01A
The Lives of Saints Brigit, Brendan, Columba and Columbanus are a small part of the traditions that comprise the beginnings of Celtic monasticism, from its origins in Ireland to its spread on the continent.  The course will examine the documents, culture, history and theology of such works as the penitentials, vitae, Irish Biblical Apocrypha, rules, the Stowe Missal, and the Book of Kells among others.  The study of famous Celtic monasteries like Iona, Bangor, Luxeuil and St.  Gall will reveal that the monks not only produced fine manuscripts, but also greatly facilitated education, encouraged practices of prayer and enhanced pilgrimages as a way of Christian devotion.

LMUS 409-01A:  Applied Composition
Brian Campbell
Individualized coaching in advanced composition of sacred music and music appropriate for liturgical performance. Work in various forms and styles is possible, depending on the needs and interests of individual students. Students should normally have a bachelor¿s degree in music or equivalent training and have significant experience in music composition.
PREREQUISITE: permission of the instructor and the liturgical music program director.

LMUS 468-03A:  Gregorian Chant Schola
Anthony Ruff
A performing ensemble, open to men and women, which sings Gregorian Chant (and some English chant) primarily at liturgies of Saint John's Abbey and other liturgies on the two campuses.

LTGY 468-01A:  Monastic Liturgy
Anthony Ruff
Cross-listed with MONS 421-01A
Students will study the liturgical shape of organized monastic life: the liturgy of the hours; the Eucharist; rites of admission and profession; the consecration of virgins; the blessing of abbots and abbesses; rites of the refectory; rites of hospitality; the washing of feet; rites concerning faults, sin, and reconciliation; rites for the sick, dying, and dead.

MONS 421-01A:  Monastic Liturgy
Anthony Ruff
Cross-listed with LTGY 468-01A
Students will study the liturgical shape of organized monastic life: the liturgy of the hours; the Eucharist; rites of admission and profession; the consecration of virgins; the blessing of abbots and abbesses; rites of the refectory; rites of hospitality; the washing of feet; rites concerning faults, sin, and reconciliation; rites for the sick, dying, and dead.

MONS 468-01A:  Celtic Monasticism
Mary Forman
Cross-listed with SPIR 468-01A & HHTH 468-01A
The Lives of Saints Brigit, Brendan, Columba and Columbanus are a small part of the traditions that comprise the beginnings of Celtic monasticism, from its origins in Ireland to its spread on the continent.  The course will examine the documents, culture, history and theology of such works as the penitentials, vitae, Irish Biblical Apocrypha, rules, the Stowe Missal, and the Book of Kells among others.  The study of famous Celtic monasteries like Iona, Bangor, Luxeuil and St.  Gall will reveal that the monks not only produced fine manuscripts, but also greatly facilitated education, encouraged practices of prayer and enhanced pilgrimages as a way of Christian devotion.

SPIR 468-01A:  Celtic Monasticism
Mary Forman
Cross-listed with HHTH 468-01A & MONS 468-01A
The Lives of Saints Brigit, Brendan, Columba and Columbanus are a small part of the traditions that comprise the beginnings of Celtic monasticism, from its origins in Ireland to its spread on the continent.  The course will examine the documents, culture, history and theology of such works as the penitentials, vitae, Irish Biblical Apocrypha, rules, the Stowe Missal, and the Book of Kells among others.  The study of famous Celtic monasteries like Iona, Bangor, Luxeuil and St.  Gall will reveal that the monks not only produced fine manuscripts, but also greatly facilitated education, encouraged practices of prayer and enhanced pilgrimages as a way of Christian devotion.