Religion (REL)

RELĀ 040: Introduction to the Study of Religions (3 Credits)

This course introduces key concepts and theoretical questions in the academic study of religion drawing on methodology and the content of multiple disciplines. It explores the ways in which religious thought, texts, rituals, and phenomena function in different traditions and in different historical and geographical contexts within traditions. Students will examine the ways in which religious identity interacts with other aspects of identity such as gender, class, ability, race, sexuality, and national origin.

Note(s): Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Gen Ed requirements: Human Institutions and Behavior, Multicultural Perspectives

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RELĀ 180: Special Topics (3-4 Credits)