REL 201: World Religions

Class Program
Degree Code
Humanities Lecture,
Diversity
Credits 5 Lecture Hours 55
A survey of the origin, development and present beliefs and practices of the worlds major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam. Course meets BBCC diversity requirements.
Quarters Offered
Fall,
Spring,
Summer
Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge or skills:

  1. Distinguish the origins and development of the world’s religions in written examinations.
  2. Distinguish the primary beliefs and concepts of the world’s religions in written examinations.
  3. Use appropriate research methods in an essay about world religions or new religious movements.
Institutional Outcomes
IO1 Communication: Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
Course Content Outline
  1. Hinduism
  2. Buddhism
  3. Confucianism
  4. Taoism
  5. Judaism
  6. Christianity
  7. Islam
Department Guidelines

Evaluation will be by multiple exams and a research project.

PO4 should be assessed: Students will be able to recognize or articulate personal/interpersonal aspects of, or connections between, diverse cultural, social, or political contexts.

PO5 should be assessed: Students will be able to solve problems by gathering, interpreting, combining and/or applying information from multiple sources.