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Fall Semester 2017  

Religious Studies
Andrew K Kelley • Bradley Hall 287 • 677-2445
RLS101Comparative ReligionGenEd: HP   Core: HU(3 hours)Seats
 01 MWF11:00 AM -11:50 AM BR250 Daniel A Getz  0
 02 MWF1:00 PM -1:50 PM BR340 Daniel A Getz  0
RLS105Church HistoryCore: HU,WC(3 hours)Seats
 01 MWF9:00 AM -9:50 AM BR235 Jason Zaborowski  0
RLS114Introduction to JudaismCore: HU,WC(3 hours)Seats
 01 TT12:00 PM -1:15 PM BR126 Isaac W Oliver  0
RLS121Islamic CivilizationGenEd: NW   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)Seats
 01 MWF11:00 AM -11:50 AM BR320 Jason Zaborowski  0
RLS280Psychology of Religion (3 hours)Seats
Prerequisite: PSY 101
 01 TT3:00 PM -4:15 PM BR250 Robert C Fuller  9
RLS300Hebrew Bible/Old TestamentGenEd: HP   Core: HU,WC(3 hours)Seats
 01 TT9:00 AM -10:15 AM BR340 Isaac W Oliver  0
 02 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM BR340 Isaac W Oliver  0
RLS321Islam & the West: Clash of Civilizations?GenEd: SF   Core: GS,SB(3 hours)Seats
 01 MWF2:00 PM -2:50 PM BR261 Jason Zaborowski  7
RLS331Religions of the Eastern WorldGenEd: NW   Core: WC(3 hours)Seats
 01 TT10:30 AM -11:45 AM BR225 Robert C Fuller  0
 40 TT9:00 AM -10:15 AM BR146 Robert C Fuller  0
RLS340Japan: Religion and CultureGenEd: NW(3 hours)Seats
 01 MWF9:00 AM -9:50 AM BR125 Daniel A Getz  18
RLS350Topics in Religious Studies (3 hours)Seats
 02 Canceled
RLS497Problems in Religious Studies (1 to 3 hours)Seats
Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
 01 *R* Arr     Robert C Fuller   
 02 *R* Arr     Daniel A Getz   
 03 *R* Arr     Isaac W Oliver   
 04 *R* Arr     Jason Zaborowski   
Survey of human values and religious experiences found in major religions of the world.
A comprehensive introduction to the major divisions of Christian churches throughout history. The course explores Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, and many forms of Protestantism through three historical periods: ancient, medieval, and modern.
An introductory course on the history, beliefs, ethics, rituals, and practices of Judaism. The course also examines modern forms of Judaism, particularly in the United States and Israel.
Introduction to the Islamic Civilization of the Middle East, including primary literature produced by Muslims and members of other religious communities living under the aegis of Islam, from the seventh century to the present.
An overview of both theory and method in the psychological study of religion. Emphasis will be on understanding the biological and psychological underpinnings of religious belief, behavior, and experience. Cross listed as PSY 280.
Human values relevant to contemporary life found in ancient writings of Judaism and Christianity.
Historical and theoretical analysis of the modern crisis in relations between the Arab Islamic world and the West. Examines the modern rise of nation-states, Western imperialism, and Islamic "undamentalism" in the Middle East.
Historical and cultural study of the religions of India, Southeast Asia, and China.
Historical and cultural survey of religion in Japan, primarily Buddhism and Shinto. Folk religion, Chinese influences, and the New Religions.
Topics of special interest which may vary each time course is offered. Topic stated in current Schedule of Classes.
Primarily for undergraduate RLS majors: comprehensive and integrated survey of the discipline at an advanced level; projects in special areas.
This course meets a General Education requirement.
C1 - English Composition
C2 - English Composition
SP - Speech
MA - Mathematics
WC - Western Civilization
NW - Non-Western Civilization
FA - Fine Arts
HL - Human Values - Literary
HP - Human Values - Philosophical
CD - Cultural Diversity
SF - Social Forces
FS - Fundamental Concepts in Science
TS - Science & Technology in the Contemporary World
This course meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
OC - Communication - Oral Communication
W1 - Communication - Writing 1
W2 - Communication - Writing 2
FA - Fine Arts
GS - Global Perspective - Global Systems
WC - Global Perspective - World Cultures
HU - Humanities
NS - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Natural Sciences
SB - Knowledge and Reasoning in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
MI - Multidisciplinary Integration
QR - Quantitative Reasoning
This section meets a Core Curriculum requirement.
IL - Integrative Learning
WI - Writing Intensive
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