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REL 130 - Asian Religions

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Religions of India and the Far East. Includes Hinduism, Buddhism, and East Asian religions.

Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - HUM and G; Meets CTE - A&H or SBS and G.




Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the main features of Hinduism religion and its forms of religious expression.
  2. Discuss the fundamental features of Buddhism and its teachings.  Outline the history of its spread beyond the confines of India.
  3. Discuss the general beliefs and practices of East Asian religions (Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto)

Outline:
  1. Hinduism
    1. Devotional
    2. Philosophical
  2. Buddhism
    1. Theravada
    2. Mahayana
  3. East Asian Religions
    1. Confucianism
    2. Taoism
    3. Shinto


Effective Term:
Spring 2015



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