Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Examines shamanism as it is practiced in various cultures around the world. Students will be introduced to the shamanic cosmologies, values and world views of different tribal societies and use participant-observation to explore different styles of shamanic journeying. Core shamanism and the interface of shamanism and modern medicine and psychotherapy will be explored. Prerequisite: WR 121 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores, and ATH 103 or instructor permission. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

Credits:
4.00
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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
 
15122 Web 09-Jan-2017 thru 25-Mar-2017
Instructor: Mary M Courtis
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact the department at 971-722-4289.
 

Course details: CRN 15122

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Proctored exams and activities:

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Instructor comments:

Students will complete weekly quizzes and discussion forums related to shamanism in different cultures.  In addition they will complete on short paper chosen from the following three topics:  attend the PCC pow wow and analyze the shamanic elements present in it, write a book report about a contemporary or tribal shaman, or interview a local shamanic practitioner.  There will be one multiple choice comprehensive exam.

Web course information

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