Fall 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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LOWER DIVISION

Minor only
MMW 11 Pre-History & Ancient Foundations LE
PHIL 31 Intro to Ancient Philosophy LE 880864 Anagnostopoulos
RELI 2 Comparative World Religions LE 873887 Cohen
SOCI 1 Introduction to Sociology LE Skrentny

UPPER DIVISION

Arts & Humanities [Updated 5/31/16]
HIEU 101 Greece in the Classical Age LE 880677 Demetriou
HINE 114 History of the Islamic Middle East LE 880817 Kayali
HINE 131 Intro to Old Testament: Poetic Books LE 880819 Propp (J)
HITO 104 Jews & Judaism in Ancient & Medieval Worlds LE 880821 Goodblatt (J)
JUDA 131 Intro to Old Testament: Poetic Books LE 878047 Propp (J)
LTWL 138 Critical Religion Studies  [cancelled 5/31/16] LE 882150 Kalleres
LTWL 158A Topics in the New Testament [cancelled 5/31/16] LE 882165 Kalleres (C)
RELI 143 Topics in Performing Religion LE 873888 Cohen
RELI 150 Religion and Cinema LE 873889 Rahimi
VIS 120A Greek Art LE 879000 Nodelman
VIS 124BN Art and the Enlightenment LE 879001 Bryson
VIS 126BN Art and Civilization of the Ancient Maya LE 879003 Newsome
Social Sciences
ANAR 144 Pharaohs, Mummies, and Pyramids LE 877573 Braswell  
POLI 110A Citizens and Saints: Political Thought from Plato to Augustine LE 883635 Ward
SOCI 100 Classical Sociological Theory LE 881362 Goldman

ENRICHMENT

1-unit, P/NP grading, not applicable toward major or minor
RELI 87 Beginning Meditation & Four Noble Truths SE 873886 Verdicchio