Undergraduate Religious Studies
2012 Fall Term
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INTRODUCTION TO EASTERN RELIGIONS
Religious Studies 211
An introduction to the major religious traditions in the cultural areas of South, Southeast, and East Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto.
INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN RELIGIONS
Religious Studies 212
An introduction to the major religious traditions that have shaped Near Eastern and Western culture; especially Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
CRITICAL ISSUES IN MODERN RELIGION (GH)
Religious Studies 301
An introduction to selected critical issues relating to contemporary academic concerns. A variety of religion to modern culture and intellectual positions will be analyzed and discussed.
RELIGION IN AMERICAN CULTURE (GH)
Religious Studies 351
An examination of the significant role played by religious ideas and traditions in American society from colonial times to the present in historical and cultural perspectives.
THE HOLOCAUST: NAZI GERMANY AND THE GENOCIDE OF THE JEWS
Religious Studies 388
This course will examine the origins, implementation, and legacies of the Nazi Holocaust against the Jews. It is intended to help students gain an appreciation of the importance of the Holocaust to the Jewish experience, while understanding that other groups also were victimized. (Offered jointly with Sociology).
Religious Studies 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable