Course Descriptions



World Religions

Credit(s): 3

World Religions presents an overview of the historical and cultural settings, main beliefs, and practices of American Indian indigenous spirituality, of the great Eastern religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism) and of the Western religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam). Attention is given to similarities and differences in concepts of humanity and in relationship to society, nature, and the divine. This course is for students interested in humankind's religious heritage and cultures of other parts of the world. It fulfills the cultural diversity requirement for the A.A. degree and an arts and humanities requirement for the A.S. degree. Lecture: 3 hours per week