REL 100.910

Introduction to Religious Studies (also section 920)

Independent Study


Directed reading/independent study courses meet at times agreed upon by the instructor and student(s); speak with a professor with whom you hope to do such a course before obtaining permission to enroll.

This Core Humanities course examines the relationships between religion and human beliefs, practices, & culture; surveys debates in the history of the field, e.g., definition of religion, insider/outsider problem, & theories about the origins and function of religion. An ideal intro to the study of religion as carried out in a public university. HU INB

Open to Main Campus and Distance Learners.

This course is always offered online.

Faculty TBA

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