Introduction to Religious Studies



RELCS-100-ON02 Online: June 23 –August 22, 2014

Open enrollment – no application or admission process required

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Course Description This course examines what religion is, the many ways scholars have sought to understand and study it, and the various methodological approaches they have chosen. Topics will investigate these questions through several theoretical frameworks including sociological, anthropological, and psychological approaches as well as consider the benefits and limitations of various methods and sources. This course will provide a survey of the central thinkers, philosophers, theologians, and scholars who have shaped the study of religion and what would ultimately become the discipline of Religious Studies that we have today.

Credits 4 semester units (undergraduate)

*School of Business students may apply this course toward Arts and Humanities general education or elective credit. For more information, contact your Student Services Manager*

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