WR-130: Introduction to the Academic Study of Religion

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2016
WebAdvisor Title
Intro to the Study of Religion
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Explores the spiritual impulse as reflected in non-traditional as well as traditional contexts. Examines various aspects of religions that influence both individuals and cultures including the nature of ultimate reality and its communication through symbols, rituals, scriptures, religious experiences, prophets, and sages. All of these religious phenomena will be considered in light of the contemporary influences of globalization, science, and environmental challenges.

ENG-131 eligible
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities and Fine Arts

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Determined by department

Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201