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PHI 112 World Religions
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: Global/International Awareness   Humanities  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: A survey of the major world religions focusing on the founders, history, system of beliefs, concepts of God/gods, private and public worship, and sacred scriptures.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Compare and contrast the historical origins of the world's religions to include the period of history in which each religion developed, the part of the world where it developed and how these factors shaped the direction of each religion.
2. (Knowledge Level) Identify the founders of the world's religions and display familiarity with the important aspects of the lives of the founders as it relates to each religion that particular founder started.
3. (Synthesis Level) Summarize the important religious concepts found in the world's sacred scriptures.
4. (Comprehension Level) Identify the deity or deities of the world's religions and explain the specific role of that deity or deities in the worship of that religion.
5. (Comprehension Level) Describe the clergy, rituals, prayers, places of worship, and religious objects of various world religions.
6. (Evaluation Level) Critique the important ethical codes of each of the world's religions, while differentiating between concepts of rewards and punishments of an afterlife where applicable.
7. (Analysis Level) Examine current events and relate these events to the appreciation of religious diversity and tolerance of other people's religions.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None