This course is an introduction to Old Testament history. Using the Hebrew Canon, the course will critically examine the narratives of the Hebrew people, main components and development of their religion, important personalities, and the early formation of Judaism.
This course is a descriptive introduction to the New Testament world, the New Testament, and the development of early Christianity in the First and Second Century A.D.
An introduction to the study of religion as an academic discipline. The focus of this course is religion, not religions; an attempt is made to acquaint students with problems and issues in the understanding of religious phenomena. REL2000 is a writing credit course. Students must earn a minimum grade of C to meet the requirements of the Gordon Rule for writing. REL2000 meets the International/Intercultural competency requirement.
This course is a descriptive examination of the world's most popular religions. REL2300 is a writing credit course. Students must earn a grade of C to meet the requirements of the Gordon Rule for writing. REL2300 meets the International/ Intercultural competency requirement.
Course centers on topics of special interest to students or instructors. Topics or focus may vary from semester to semester which may include, but are not limited to, Religion in America, Gender and Religion, New Religious Movements, Genocide and Religion or other areas of interested. Transfer credit is the prerogative of the receiving institution.