Todd Alan Fredson, Ph.D.

Full Time Faculty - English

English

Office: 1 - Room: 6

480-461-7561

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM1:30 PM - 2:30 PM2:30 PM - 3:30 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM    

And by appointment

Profile

Dr. Fredson has a PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Southern California and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Arizona State University, as well as a Bachelor of the Arts degree from the University of Puget Sound.

Classes Taught

Fall 2020

CRW150 Introduction to Creative Writing 3 Credits
Introduction to the basic aesthetics and techniques in contemporary creative writing within a variety of genres. Introduction to the analytical concepts and terminology necessary to understand, interpret, and enact contemporary creative writing. Facilitation of writing practices and evaluation. Introduction to literature's role in society. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35890
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35890 Students may contact instructor at: todd.fredson@mesacc.edu

ENG101 First-Year Composition 3 Credits
Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total. Prerequisites: Appropriate writing placement test score, or a grade of C or better in ENG091 or ESL097 or WAC101, or a grade of B or better in ALT100, or (a grade of C in ALT100 AND Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL OR WAC101 OR ENG100A+).
Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.
General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33713
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33713 Students may contact instructor at: todd.fredson@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

33743
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Open

4 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33743 Students may contact instructor at: todd.fredson@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

35213
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

7 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 35213 Students may contact instructor at: todd.fredson@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Due to the possibility of last-minute schedule changes, students are encouraged to attend the first class meeting before purchasing the textbook.

ENH295 Banned Books and Censorship 3 Credits
History, motivations, and effects of censorship in a democratic society. Censorship and book banning as a method of silencing diverse voices. Critical analysis of banned or challenged literature for children and adults. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33821
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33821 Students may contact instructor at: todd.fredson@mesacc.edu

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