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Undergraduate Course Details
Number HST 325
Title Topics in Religion and History
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII


The course studies different topics regarding the interactions between religion and history in different semesters. Study subjects may include Eastern and Western religions such as Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Judaism, Islam, and Taoism. Using an historical approach, the course examines their religious myths, sacred texts, and popular rituals to reach a better understanding of these religions' social implications. The course can be repeated with permission of the Department Chairperson. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for HIS355A.