Courses

HNRS 271 Peacemaking Religions-Global

Develops a sense of historical perspective and the ability to use the methodologies of the humanities or the fine arts by exploring a subject drawn from the period from 1500 to the present. Includes an engagement component that reaches beyond the classroom. Open to Honors students or non-Honors students with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 271 and INQ 271.)(1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
G Dr. Melanie E. Trexler F 1:10PM-4:10PM

INQ 120 The Good Place

Investigates questions of values, individual and communal, from the standpoint of a particular field of learning. The course will teach reasoning skills through reading, writing and oral communication by linking key works with broader traditions of critical reflections on the good life. Students will be encouraged to explore ways in which they can use the course material for their own reflections on what it means to live well. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 120 and INQ 120.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
Q Dr. Melanie E. Trexler T/Th 8:30AM-10:00AM

RELG 250 New Religions in America

A study of non-traditional religious communities in America, such as the Mormons, New Age, Scientology, and Branch Davidians. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Melanie E. Trexler T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

RELG 406 Independent Study & Research

Selected topics in religion carried out under the supervision of the department staff. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A Dr. Melanie E. Trexler

RELG 412 Senior Thesis

At the end of the junior year every maj or will register with a member of the de partment to study and write a major pape r in the final year. Guidelines, require ments and dates are explained in "The Se nior Thesis." Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1/2 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
B Dr. Melanie E. Trexler

RELG 497 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminati ng in a paper. 1/2 Unit

Requisites

  • See catalog Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A The Rev. Dr. Paul Hinlicky / Dr. Melanie E. Trexler