2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook
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PHIL 210 - World Religions


Credits: 3
Description
A critical introduction to the nature of religion. The major moral and religious views of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam will be studied.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Ability to discuss the nature, meaning, and various definitions of “religion”.
  2. Have a beginners understanding of some of the main terminology of each of the religions studied.
  3. Have a sense of the historical setting and historical development of each of the religions studied.
  4. Have some understanding of the worldviews (view of reality) of each of the religions studied.
  5. Have some understanding of the belief systems and practices of each of the religions studied.
  6. Have direct exposure (field trip) to at least one living religious community that the student was unfamiliar with prior to taking this class.
  7. Exposure to the discussion about comparing and evaluating different religions.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade



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