Summer 2020 Courses

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Major Courses Summer 2020 

 

RELSTDS 2102.02: Comparative Sacred Texts 

[Major, Comparative/Interdisciplinary Courses] 

4 Week Session 1 | MWF 2:50-6:00 | Michael Swartz | 18844 

This course will cover the sacred texts of a variety of religious traditions and the basic theories and methods for reading religious literature. We will examine texts not only from "mainstream" traditions such as Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism, but also materials from Native American traditions and from new religious movements such as Scientology and Wicca. Students will also be introduced to basic theoretical tools for reading and interpreting sacred texts from multiple perspectives. In addition to lectures, films, and in-class discussions, the class will include field trips to a variety of religious sites in central Ohio.GE Literature and Diversity: Global Studies.  

 

PHILOS 2120: Asian Philosophies 

[Major, Comparative/Interdisciplinary Courses] 

[Minor, Elective Courses] 

8 Week Session 2 | TR 12:40-3:00 | Chulmin Yoon | 14455 

A survey including at least three of the following philosophical systems of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Taoism, and Confucianism. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 215. GE lit and diversity global studies course. 

 


Minor Courses Summer 2020 

  

CLAS 2220: Classical Mythology 

[Minor, Elective Courses] 

Summer Term | Online | TBD | 11415 

Personalities and attributes of the Greek and Roman gods and goddesses, their mythology and its influence on Western culture. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for Classics 222. GE lit and diversity global studies course. 

 

HISTORY 3306: History of African Christianity  

[Minor, Elective Courses] 

6 Week Session 1 | Online | Ousman M Kobo | 18881 

The development of Christianity in Africa from antiquity to the present; Christianity's interaction with Islam and indigenous religions; Mission Christianity and its aftermath. Sometimes this course is offered in a distance-only format. Prereq: English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course. 

 

PHILOS 2120: Asian Philosophies 

[Major, Comparative/Interdisciplinary Courses] 

[Minor, Elective Courses] 

8 Week Session 2 | TR 12:40-3:00 | Chulmin Yoon | 14455 

A survey including at least three of the following philosophical systems of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Taoism, and Confucianism. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 215. GE lit and diversity global studies course.