Enrollment Requirements and Options:
Students in this pod may enroll in online coursework.
This pod includes the following courses:
Spirituality of Place 3 cr
This experiential course examines the importance of landscape and place in the works of some contemporary spiritual and nature writers. We consider spirituality of place in Western, Eastern, and indigenous traditions, paying particular attention to concepts of pilgrimage. Assignments include readings, group discussions, response papers, and a final assignment. This course will spend significant time exploring sacred spaces in the natural world.
Fundamentals of Green Woodworking 2 cr
Students will learn the basic tools and techniques of “green” woodworking through a series of utilitarian exercises and projects all starting with a freshly felled tree. The course will focus on wood as a living material and the traditional methods designed to put its inherent qualities to efficient, long-lasting use.