Religious Studies (REL) courses
REL 100 Religion and Human CultureGeneral Education Component: GEC 115 - Public Affairs: Cultural Competence.
To discover what religion is and does; place of religion in human thought and action.
REL 101 Introduction to the Old TestamentGeneral Education Component: GEC 111 - Human Cultures: Humanities.
Literature of the Old Testament including the historical backgrounds and major concepts of these books.
REL 102 Introduction to the New TestamentGeneral Education Component: GEC 111 - Human Cultures: Humanities.
Literature of the New Testament including the historical backgrounds and major concepts of these books.
REL 103 History of the English Bible
The ancient manuscript of the Bible; early versions; evaluation of recent translations.
REL 131 Religion in AmericaGeneral Education Component: GEC 110 - Human Cultures: Social & Behavioral Sciences.
Recounts the development of American religious life and the influences of religion on American institutions and its people.
REL 197 Topics in Religious Studies
Topics of general interest in the area of Religious Studies. Examples: Fundamentalism, Muslim Spain, Heresy and Holiness, Hell and the Devil, the Shroud of Turin. May be repeated, as topics change, to a maximum of 6 hours. Variable content course.