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REL 206: Understanding Confucianism (3 credits)

Course Description

Exploration of Confucianism in its philosophical, cultural, and historical context in China. WCC: DH (3 lecture)

Recommended Preparation: Credit for REL 150 Introduction to Major World Religions

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the primary and secondary texts
  • Explore the relevance of these texts to contemporary issues today, both in China and elsewhere
  • Describe the origins and major historical periods in Confucian belief and practice
  • Examine the relationship between religion and culture/society

Degrees and Certificates

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