Winter 2016 Courses

  • List is subject to change; courses may be added before the quarter begins.
  • Majors and minors must take courses for a letter grade.
  • To petition a course for the major/minor, submit a student petition to the Study of Religion office upon enrollment.
  • Courses that focus on a single religious tradition are designated as follows: (B) Buddhism, (C) Christianity, (EA) East Asian, (H) Hinduism, (I) Islam, (J) Judaism, (P) Paganism.

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Minor only
ANTH 1 Introduction to Culture LE
HUM 1 Foundations/Western Civilization: Israel & Greece LE
MMW 12 Classical & Medieval Traditions  LE    
RELI 2 Comparative World Religions LE 854122 Bass
SOCI 2 The Study of Society LE


Arts & Humanities (updated 1/5/16)
HIEU 115 The Pursuit of the Millennium LE 858465 Caciola (C)
HINE 108 The Middle East Before Islam LE 858620 Goodblatt
HINE 116 Middle East in Age of European Empires LE 858621 Kayali
HINE 119 U.S. Mid-East Policy-Post WWII LE 858622 Provence
JUDA 102 Intermediate Hebrew Texts LE 853444 Propp (J) By petition
LTWL 100 Mythology LE 853971 duBois  
LTWL 157 Iranian Film LE 853974 Rahimi
LTWL 158C Topics in Other Christianities: Bizarre and Blasphemous Texts LE 863267 Kalleres
RELI 188 Special Topics in Religion: Introduction to Shi'a Islam [Cancelled 11/16] LE 854123 Rahimi (I) WI16 only
RELI 189 Seminar in Religion: Religion and Emotion SE 854124 Cohen
Social Sciences
ANSC 137 Chinese Popular Religion LE 858811 Jordan  (EA)
POLI 110B Sovereigns, Subjects & Modern State LE 858084 Wiens
POLI 136 Religion and Politics  LE 858098 Magagna By petition
SOCI 100 Classical Sociological Theory LE 858294  Medvetz
SOCI 188E Community & Social Change in Africa LE 858326  Jules-Rosette


1-unit, P/NP grading, not applicable toward major or minor
RELI 87 Beginning Meditation & Four Noble Truths SE 858003 Verdicchio