Religion (REL)

REL 2300  World Religions  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores in reading and writing or exemption from placement testing  
General Education Category: Communications Skills Gen Ed, Humanities Gen Ed  

A course designed to allow students to explore the theoretical and practical aspects of the religious experience; define the similarities and differences among the various religious systems; and develop a broadened perspective on religion. This Diversity-Dedicated course meets General Education and College Level Communications Skills requirements.

REL 2300H  Honors - World Religions  
Credit Hours:   3  
Prerequisites: Appropriate test scores in reading and writing or exemption from placement testing  
General Education Category: Communications Skills Gen Ed, Humanities Gen Ed  

This course is designed to allow students to explore the theoretical and practical aspects of the religious experience, Investigate diversity among the world's major religious traditions, and develop a broadened perspective on religion. Students will exhibit increased understanding of religious approaches to issues of social justice. This Diversity-Dedicated course meets General Education and College Level Communications Skills requirements.

REL 2948  Service-Learning Field Studies 1  
Credit Hours:   1  

This course gives the student the opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.