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HU 281 - Exploring World Religions

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: EN 100 (C- or Higher) or EN 101 (C- or Higher)

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: Students will survey (through substantial immersion into world religion texts) the origins, teachings, values, and practices of prehistoric religions, tribal and city state religions of North America, Mesoamerica, South America, Australia, and Africa, the ancient religions of Iraq and Iran, the religions arising from India, religions of China and Japan, and the Abrahamic religions. While learning the content of individual traditions and exploring the comparative questions between/among traditions, students will focus on how human beings have answered the perennial questions about the ultimate meanings and purposes of existence.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: Humanities

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