May 29, 2020  
2019-20 Academic Catalog 
2019-20 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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PHL-110 - World Religions

3 credits
An introduction to the major world religions emphasizing cultural origins, spirituality, beliefs, traditions, texts, historical development, social structure and role in world politics. Religions considered include: Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Baha’i, Confucianism, Zoroastrianism, Taoism, Native American, African, and other world traditions as determined by interests of participants. Participants should be prepared to distinguish between the critical examination of religion and the personal study of one’s religion as an adherent.

Prerequisite(s): DRG 092  or DWT 099  (minimum grade of C-) or placement at higher level on the reading or writing placement tests.

Mass Transfer Block: Credits earned in this course are counted towards the MassTransfer Block Humanities and Fine Arts requirements.

Course previously known as: PHIL-334

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