Josh Rathkamp

Residential Faculty - Creative Writing

English

Office: LA 3 - Room: LA11

480-461-7560

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

CRW160 Introduction to Writing Poetry 3 Credits

Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing; analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and revising to practice manipulating various elements of poetry, critique one's own and the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27840

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 27840 Students may contact the instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

CRW200 Readings for Writers 1 Credits

Close analysis and interpretation of selected literary texts designed to strengthen the students' own writing by extending their familiarity with the genre in which they write and their knowledge of selected literary elements. One-on-one meetings between student and instructor.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CRW150 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28285
Dobson Campus

To Be Arranged

Independent Study
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

CRW260 Intermediate Poetry Writing 3 Credits

Emphasis on writing a series of original poems; analysis and evaluation of the functions and effects of established works of poetry; concentration on evaluation and revising students' poetry through intensive workshops.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CRW160 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27841

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 27841 Students may contact the instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.

Course Notes: 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
33534

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an 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 33534 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

34038

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an 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.

Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

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
28821

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an 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.

Students may contact instructor at joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.

Course Notes: 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
33536

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an 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 33536 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

34432

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an 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 34432 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.

General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
14788

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

2 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 14788 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

15240

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
07/01/2024 - 08/01/2024

Open

6 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 15240 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

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
13582

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

18 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 13582 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

CRW160 Introduction to Writing Poetry 3 Credits

Prewriting (invention and discovery); writing; analyzing and evaluating (in workshop); and revising to practice manipulating various elements of poetry, critique one's own and the poetry of others, and produce a portfolio of finished, marketable poems. Prerequisites: None. CRW150 recommended but not required.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13586

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

5 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 13586 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

CRW200 Readings for Writers 1 Credits

Close analysis and interpretation of selected literary texts designed to strengthen the students' own writing by extending their familiarity with the genre in which they write and their knowledge of selected literary elements. One-on-one meetings between student and instructor.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CRW150 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34612
Dobson Campus

SD Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lab
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

1 of 3
Seats Available

ENG102 First-Year Composition 3 Credits

Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on persuasive, research-based writing and understanding writing as a process. Developing advanced college-level writing strategies through three or more writing projects comprising at least 4,000 words in total.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ENG101.

Course Notes: 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
13555

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 13555 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

13564

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 13564 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rahkamp@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

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
15748

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

11 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: This is an 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 15748 Students may contact instructor at: joshua.rathkamp@mesacc.edu

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