Courses

Religion Courses

PHIL 2321 – PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION

Students will be introduced to the philosophical analysis of the nature of religion and religious experience with an emphasis on such themes as rationality and religious belief, the existence and attributes of God, and the problem of evil. (master syllabi)

PHIL 1304 – INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE RELIGION

Students will be introduced to the comparative study of religion and to major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. (master syllabi)

PHIL 1316 - HISTORY OF EASTERN RELIGIONS

Students will be introduced to the history of the major religious traditions of the Eastern world, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto. The course will also include an introduction to academic methods for the study of religion. (master syllabi)

PHIL 1316 - HISTORY OF WESTERN RELIGIONS

Students will be introduced to the history of the major religious traditions of the Western world, including Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The course will also include an introduction to academic methods for the study of religion. (master syllabi)