Prior Learning Assessment Course Subjects

Religious

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Women in Religion   (REL-201)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of womens religious experiences, practices, and beliefs as well as their role and status in Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam. The student should also be able to demonstrate knowledge of the historical and contemporary roles of women in religious leadership, contemporary woman-oriented spiritual movements and their religious practices, and the impact of the womens movement and feminist thought on the religious life of women over the last 100 years.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Compare womens religious experiences, practices, and beliefs in the five major religions.
  • Explain the role of women within specific religious institutions and religious communities.
  • Identify the historical context in which womens religious roles emerged, paying particular attention to leadership roles.
  • Compare and contrast contemporary woman-oriented spiritual movements and their religious practices.
  • Analyze the impact of the womens movement and feminist thought on the religious life of women.

 
Introduction to Religion   (REL-100)   3.00 s.h.  
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Important and typical ways of being religious; exploring such questions as the nature of religious experience, the nature and function of religious scripture, stories, beliefs, and rituals, and the roles of religions in social and individual life.  
Religion II   (REL-102)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued study of important and typical ways of being religious; exploring such questions as the nature of religious experience, the nature and function of religious scripture, stories, beliefs, and rituals, and the roles of religions in social and individual life.  
The Power of Myth   (REL-350)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of the power and impact of myths, rituals and religious symbols found in a variety of religious traditions including examples from ancient and contemporary religious life. Variety of religious phenomena; validity of different approaches to the study of religion. 
Anthropology of Religion   (ANT-335)   3.00 s.h.  
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Tribal and folk religious of the world. Cross-cultural comparison of religious roles and concepts. Sociopolitical and economic concomitants. 
Literature and Religion   (ENG-338)   3.00 s.h.  
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The religious outlook in the poetry, prose fiction, and dramatic literature of modern times and the theme of the individual's search for meaning. 
Milton   (ENG-463)   3.00 s.h.  
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Milton's poetry and prose, with emphasis on critical analysis and scholarly problems and the philosophical, religious and political thought of the seventeenth century. 
Indian Civilizations of America   (HIS-307)   3.00 s.h.  
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Environment, Socioeconomic, and religious structures of Incas, Mayas, Aztecs, and North American Indians. 
Arabs and Jews in Palestine   (HIS-334)   3.00 s.h.  
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Examination of the social, economic, religious and ideological origins of the Arab-Jewish conflict in Palestine under Turkish and British rule. 
The Holocaust I   (HIS-354)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Focuses on ethnic, nationalistic, economic, and religious causes of the Holocaust, including 20th century Nazism, racism, and anti-Semitism; study of the Nuremberg trials.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • To understand the causes of the Holocaust in the context of 20th century history (ethnic, nationalistic, economic, and religious causes)
  • To understand the perspectives of the perpetrators, victims, and bystanders (20th century Nazism, racism, and anti-Semitism)
  • To understand contemporary implications of the Holocaust (Nuremburg trials, post-war20th century Nazism)

 
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