WR-130: Introduction to the Academic Study of Religion

WebAdvisor Title
Intro to the Study of Religion

Catalog Info

Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours
3.00
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.

Pre-requisites
ENG-131 eligible
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Yes
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
Other Details

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