REL 296: Special Topics in Religion


REL 296: Special Topics in Religion (3 credits)

Course Description

Students will investigate important topics in the study of religion such as Sacred Places, Religion and the Media, or Religion and Politics. A specific course description will be printed in the schedule of classes. (3 hours lecture)

Recommended Preparation: REL 150 or REL 151

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the important concepts and facts associated with the topic under examination.
  • Explain cause and effect relationships in connection to the topic discussed.
  • Compare and contrast various religions' ideas of the topic.
  • Relate the topic to contemporary events.

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