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Religious Studies (REL)

REL 201 (3)

Comparative Religions 

Study of the world's major religions including religious and philosophical concepts pertaining to the existence and nature of the Absolute. Indigenous religions, Native American Religions, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. General Education: Arts and Humanities. Special Requirements: Contemporary Global/International Awareness OR Historical Awareness. Three lecture.


REL 241 (3)

Asian Religions

A cross analysis of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Zoroastrianism, Islam and Shintoism including religious and philosophical contents pertaining to Divinity, rituals, doctrines, beliefs and geographic Locations. General Education. Contemporary Global/International Awareness OR Historical Awareness.


REL 198/298 (1–6)

Special Topics 

Designed to meet the needs of an individual(s) who has an interest in pursuing an original topic in an instructional area under faculty supervision. One to six variable credit hours.