Eastern Religions is a study of the historical development, main religious teachings, leading personalities, ethical values, and worship practices of the major religious traditions of India, China, and Japan: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. 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 Eastern Religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism.
- Practice Philosophical Analysis and Religious Studies research in the area of Eastern Religions.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills.
- Compare and contrast worldviews and values of Eastern Religions with differing cultural and global contexts.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Reflect on Eastern 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.