Introduction to Religion

Permission Required:
(ENC0021 and REA0011)
3.00 Credits
3.00 Hours

Course Description:

This course offers an introduction to the nature of religious belief and practice. It will provide students with an understanding of what religion is, of the universal forms of religion and of the basic contemporary and classic sources of religious experience. Discussions of the sacred and holy, symbolism, myth, doctrine, ritual, death and the self, the problem of evil, the anatomy of faith, and the social aspects of religion will be addressed. Analysis of influential scholarship in the academic study of religion and the exploration and application of the diversity of religious experience will be explored. This course satisfies the Gordon Rule writing requirement.

PHSC Course Schedule: Introduction to Religion

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Fall 2022
Section Availability Dates Days Meeting Time Location Delivery Bldg/Room Instructor Credit Hours Clock Hours Fees Comments
1068 Open 08/15/2022-12/02/2022 Thu 5:30P- 6:45 East Campus
Hybrid - Remote
ZOOM William Poynor 3.00
In this modality, the course meets remotely on the day and time listed in the schedule by utilizing technology (zoom) through canvas. The remainder of the course is delivered with online assignments and activities. Students need a webcam and microphone for this class.
4150 Full 08/15/2022-12/02/2022 Online
Rondell Raddish 3.00 45.00
Traditional online format. In this modality, the course is available through canvas any time throughout the semester offering a high level of flexibility and with no set meeting schedule. Students may need a webcam and microphone for this class.