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Winter 2020 Courses

  • List is subject to change; courses may be added before the quarter begins.
  • Majors and minors must take courses for a letter grade.
  • Courses designated "by petition" may be used for the major or minor; a general petition is required; submit the 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.

Use the EASy portal to submit requests to enroll in restricted courses.


1-unit, P/NP grading, not applicable toward major or minor
RELI 87 Beginning Meditation & Four Noble Truths SE 989501 Verdicchio


Applicable to Minor only
ANTH 1 Introduction to Culture LE 992137 Varma
HUM 1 Foundations/Western Civ: Israel & Greece LE
MMW 12 Classical & Medieval Traditions LE
RELI 2 Comparative World Religions LE 989466 Kalleres
SOCI 2 The Study of Society LE 993072 Raudenbush


Arts & Humanities
HIEA 137 Women & Family in Chinese History LE 993743 Matsumura
HIEU 104 Byzantine Empire LE 993745 Watts
HIEU 115 The Pursuit of the Millennium LE 993746 Caciola
HIEU 163 Special Topics/Medieval History LE 993752 Caciola
HINE 116 Mid East/Age of European Empires LE 993887 Kayali
HINE 171 Topics in Early Judaism and Christianity SE 993888 Balberg By petition
LTGK 105 Topics/Greek Lit: Hesiod’s Theogony (offered in Greek) LE 989456 Myerston By petition
LTSP 174 Topics/Culture & Politics: Religion cristiana en la cultura (offered in Spanish) LE 989462 Blanco By petition
LTWL 100 Mythology LE 991688 duBois
RELI 101 Tools & Methods in the Study of Religion LE 989467 Kalleres
VIS 122D Michelangelo LE 989192 Greenstein
Social Sciences  
ANAR 154 The Aztecs & Their Ancestors LE 992116 Braswell
ANTH 111 Religion & Ecology in the Anthropocene LE 998525 Staff By petition
POLI 110B Sovereigns, Subjects & Modern State LE 992352 Ingham
POLI 136 Religion and Politics LE 992363 Magagna
SOCI 100 Classical Sociological Theory LE 993105 Goldman