2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUMN 210 - World Religions

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course is an introduction to the world’s major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. To introduce and outline the varying histories, beliefs and practices of the great religion systems from around the world
  2. To provide an understanding of how religion affects personal convictions in human thought systems, conduct and behavior
  3. To show how religion leads to an understanding of the human search for the meaning of life and a hope in death
  4. To illuminate religious prejudice and the effect it has on our world, providing an open objective forum for safe discussion
  5. To demonstrate that these beliefs, philosophies and sacred writings (and the cultures deriving from them) represent the universal aspirations of all people of good will in some way