Catalog 2022-2023

REL - Religion

REL 205 World Religions

A survey of the religions of the world other than Judaism and Christianity, such as Zoroastrianism, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, Buddhism, Shinto and Daoism (i.e., Taoism).

Credit Hours: 4
(HFA) (IG) (NW)

REL 220 Problems of Religious Thought

A selected topics course with varying subject matter.

Credit Hours: 4
(HFA) (IG) (NW)

REL 288 Chinese Yoga and Meditation

An introduction to qigong (i.e., Chinese yoga) and Daoist (Taoist) meditation. This course has an experiential learning component: students will practice qigong and meditation techniques inside and outside of class. This course examines medical, martial and spiritual qigong and Daoist meditation forms, the connections of these forms to Chinese religion, traditional Chinese medicine, Asian martial arts and cosmology, and the history of the 20th-century qigong movement. Contemporary and classical readings by critical scholars and practitioners will supplement the practices. Appropriate for beginners and more advanced students. Practices will be modified for those who are physically unable to perform them.

Credit Hours: 4
(HFA) (NW)

REL 350 Independent Study

Credit Hours: 1-4