Western Religions is a study of the historical development, main religious teachings, leading personalities, ethical values, and worship practices of the major religious traditions of the western world: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Group 1 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies
Completion of ENG 11
/111 or placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Degree Req:Cultural Persp/Div, Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Demonstrate historical and conceptual knowledge of Western Religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
- Practice Philosophical Analysis and Religious Studies research to the area of Western Religions.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills.
- Recognize the worldviews and values of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and other Western Religions, and the ways in which those worldviews converge and differ in cultural and global contexts.
- Compare and contrast worldviews and values of Western Religions with differing cultural and global contexts.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Reflect on Western religious values and cultural diversity.
Learning How to Learn:
- Demonstrate open-mindedness by considering alternative religious values and points of view.
- Communicate their research findings as a religious scholar.