Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: REL                                     Course Number: 321                                    
Course Title: Buddhism and Hinduism in Eastern Thought
Subject: Religion
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is designed as an historical and geographical overview of the religious traditions of South and East Asia. Emphasis will be placed upon identifying and understanding the themes of renunciation and popular practices throughout the various religions of Asia. Students will also discuss definitions of religion in order to facilitate their understanding of religious traditions that are not their own.

Prerequisite: REL 111 and ENGL 150.
Start Date:    06/30/2009                         End Date: