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Introduction to Religion

Prerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) Introduction to the academic study of religion. The student will investigate a wide range of religious phenomena from the major world religious traditions. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2000H
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Honors Introduction To Religion

Credit hours: 3

2121
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Introduction to Religion in America

Prerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) This course is an historical inquiry into the ideological origins and social context of American religious life. Emphasis is placed upon the rich diversity of American religious life through an examination of American originals (e.g., native Americans, Mormons, Christian Scientists, Seventh-Day Adventists), imported religions (e.g., Protestantism, Catholicism, Islam, Judaism, Buddhism), and pop culture religion. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2121H
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Honors Introduction To Religion In America

Credit hours: 3

2240H
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Honors Introduction To New Testament

Credit hours: 3

2300
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Religions of the World

Prerequisite: ENC1101 with a minimum grade of "C." (Meets Philosophy/Religion Humanities requirement.) A study of primitive and the living religions of Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Islam, and Christianity. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2300H
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Honors Religions Of The World

Credit hours: 3

2315
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Eastern Religions

Prerequisties: ENC1101. This introductory course surveys a broad range of religious ideas and practices belonging to Eastern traditions of Asia. The survey includes Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Taoism, Cofucianism, and Shinto. Geographically, the foci of this course will be India, China, and Japan. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course in which students will produce extensive college-level writing and which requires completion with a minimum grade of "C."

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

2315H
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Honors Eastern Religions

Credit hours: 3

2949
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COOP/Work Experience/Religion

1-3 crs. Cooperative Education courses may be taken toward completion of most of the Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degree programs. A maximum of six credit hours may be used in meeting the A.A. degree requirements. Prerequisite: Minimum of 2.0 GPA, meet with the co-op coordinator, and availability of co-op work experience slot. Supervised, practical work experience that seeks to combine theories and apply practical skills to projects in the student's major field of study. Requirements include online weekly, mid-term, and end-of-term reflection assignments.

Credit hours: 1
Other hours: 1

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