WR-280: Topics in Religious Studies

Liberal Arts
Religious Studies
Academic Level
Course Subject
World Religions
Course Number
Course Title
Topics in Religious Studies
Credit Hours
Instructor Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Student Contact Hours Per Semester
47.00 (for 15-week classes)
Grading Method
Eligible to take ENG courses at HFC.
Catalog Course Description

Special topics course offerings are available in Religious Studies. Topics may vary. Additional course details may be obtained from the current semester's class schedule or through the School of Liberal Arts office. Religious Studies topics courses may be taken up to two times for credit, six credit hour hours maximum, but the topics for each course must be different.

Goals, Topics, and Objectives

Core Course Topics
  1. Methodology
    1. Apply the methodology or methodologies of the discipline to a given issue. See individual syllabus for details.
  2. Content-specific issue
    1. Identify and give the significance of the issue of the specific course.
    2. Develop and evaluate solutions to a problem or problems relevant to the specific issue if applicable.
    3. See individual syllabus for details of content.

Assessment and Requirements

Assessment of Academic Achievement

Each instructor will identify and implement appropriate methods to assess the achievement of the learning objectives for the course.


Each instructor will identify and implement appropriate texts and/or other resources for the specific topic.


General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Institutional Outcomes
  • Civil Society and Culture - U.S. and Global
  • Humanities
MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
Satisfies Wellness Requirement

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Portfolio Review

Approval Dates

Effective Term
Fall 2022
ILT Approval Date
AALC Approval Date
Curriculum Committee Approval Date
Review Semester
Fall 2022