It is books that are the key to the wide world; if you can't do anything else, read all that you can.
-- Jane Hamilton

Fall, 2011

Textbook 1:

Opening Doors. (UTEP edition, available at the UTEP bookstore only).

Textbook 2: Choose any one of the following books:


                     Household Gods

For extra credit you may write an additional book review on one or more of the above books (other than the one you may be using for the course).

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You should expect to spend SIX to NINE HOURS every week outside of the classroom working on this class (online, writing, researching, discussing, and most of all, reading).   If you are not willing to devote this amount of time on the course, you cannot expect to do well.


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