Religious Studies (RST)

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RST 205 Bison image  Religious Trads of West3 Credit hours   

A comparative study of major religious traditions of the Western world: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Zorastrianism and religions of the Americas.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, International
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RST 206 Bison image  Religious Traditions Asia3 Credit hours   

A comparative study of the major religious traditions of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism and Shinto, and how these religions have influenced Asian thought and cultures.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, International
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RST 220 Bison image  Lit of Old Testament3 Credit hours   

Traces the origins, growth and development of the literature of Hebrew people to the Greek period. Includes an introduction to and application of modern tools of biblical study.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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RST 225 Bison image  Lit of New Testament3 Credit hours   

Traces the origins, growth, and development of the literature of the early Christian church. Includes an introduction to and application of modern tools of biblical study.

Attributes: Core II Humanities, Literature
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RST 250 Bison image  Studies in Humanities (CT)3 Credit hours   

An interdisciplinary course to introduce students to the elements of a humanistic education. (Same as Classical Studies 150 and Philosophy 150).

Pre-req: ENG 101 with a minimum grade of C or ENG 200H (may be taken concurrently) or ENG 201H (may be taken concurrently) or ENG 101P (may be taken concurrently).

Concurrent PR: ENG 101 or ENG 200H or ENG 201H or ENG 101P
Attributes: Critical Thinking, Core II Humanities, Multicultural
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RST 280 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Research adaptable to the needs of the individual student.

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RST 281 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Research adaptable to the needs of the individual student.

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RST 282 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Research adaptable to the needs of the individual student.

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RST 283 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Research adaptable to the needs of the individual student.

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RST 300 Bison image  The Nature of Religion3 Credit hours   

An analysis of the nature of religious personalities, institutions, literature, philosophies, experiences, and education.

Attributes: Multicultural
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RST 303 Bison image  World of Islam3 Credit hours   

An examination of the global cultures of Islam with parti- cular focus upon the origin and development of the religion which binds them together.

Attributes: International
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RST 304 The Teachings of Jesus3 Credit hours   

An analysis of early Christian writing and a systematic study of the message of the historical Jesus that stands behind it.

Attributes: Literature
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RST 305 Early Christianity3 Credit hours   

Traces the background, birth, and development of Christian thought from Paul through Augustine.

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RST 310 The Hebrew Prophets3 Credit hours   

The rise of the office of prophet and the contributions of prophecy to religion.

Attributes: Literature
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RST 311 Jewish Holocaust3 Credit hours   

An examination of the religious/philosophical questions raised by the Holocaust of European Jews: Why and how did it occur? What does it tell us about religion and humanity?

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RST 319 ABCs of Orthodoxy3 Credit hours   

An examination of Eastern Orthodox Christianity from the culture in which it was birthed to its place in today's society.

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RST 321 The Protestant Faith3 Credit hours   

An examination of the distinctive historical and theological features of the Protestant movement in Western Christendom, with special attention to the distinctive beliefs and practices of contemporary American denominations.

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RST 323 Religion in America3 Credit hours   

The rise and development of religious thinking in America. (Same as History 323)

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RST 324 The Jewish Way of Life3 Credit hours   

An exploration of the distinctive features of the heritage of modern Judaism. An integrated approach to the study of Jewish religious practices, teachings, literature, and contributions to contemporary life.

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RST 351 Classics of Rel Lit3 Credit hours   

A contextual analysis of selected popular regigious classics, e.g., Foxe's Book of Martyrs, Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, St. Augustine's Confessions, Bhagavad-Gita, and the like.

Attributes: Literature
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RST 360 Hindu Mysticism3 Credit hours   

A general survey of religious life and mysticism throughout South Asian history.

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RST 361 Bison image  Buddhism3 Credit hours   

General survey of Buddhist life throughout history and around the world.

Attributes: International
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RST 390 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosopy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosophy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 391 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosopy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosopy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosophy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 392 Junior Seminar3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosopy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 393 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosophy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 394 Junior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

A structured interdisciplinary study offered by the departments of Classics, Philosophy and Religious Studies in the foundations of human thought, myth, literature, religion, philosophy, art. (Same as Classics 390 - 394 and Philosophy 390 - 394).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 419 Rel Thought in West World3 Credit hours   

An analysis of the major schools of religious thought as they have developed in the West.

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RST 450 Sociology of Religion3 Credit hours   

An investigation into religion as a social phenomenon.

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RST 480 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 481 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 482 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 483 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
Attributes: No Textbook Required
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RST 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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RST 490 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Disigned for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Classics 490 -494 and Philosopy 490 - 494),

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 491 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Classics 490 - 494 and Philosphy 490 - 494).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 492 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. Same as Classics 490 - 494 and Philosophy 490 - 494 ).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 493 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Classics 490 - 494 and Philosophy 490 - 494).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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RST 494 Senior Seminar in Humanities3 Credit hours   

Designed for majors as a senior humanities seminar and the culminating interdisciplinary study in the Humanities program. (Same as Classics 490 -494 and Philosophy 490 - 494).

Pre-req: ENG 102 or ENG 302 or ENG 201H or YGS 162 or IST 201 or CL 231 or CL 232 or CL 233 or CL 319 or PHL 200 or PHL 201 or PHL 303 or PHL 321 or PHL 340 or PHL 353 or RST 205 or RST 206 or RST 300 or RST 304 or RST 320 or RST 325.

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