WR 130 Introduction to the Academic Study of Religion

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 

Explores the spiritual impulse as reflected in non-traditional as well as traditional contexts. Examines various aspects of religions that influence both individuals and cultures including the nature of ultimate reality and its communication through symbols, rituals, scriptures, religious experiences, prophets, and sages. All of these religious phenomena will be considered in light of the contemporary influences of globalization, science, and environmental challenges.

Prerequisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None