Intro to the Academic Study of Religion

Subject
Social Science (SSC)
Course Designator
SSC.111
Academic Dean
Assistant Vice President of Academic Services, Dean of Arts & Sciences
Last Offered
2020FA
Official Course Description

Major forms of world religions, religious activity, and experience studied as an essential element of human life. Dimensions of the academic study of religion covered include myth, meaning, ritual, symbolism, traditions, religious social institutions, comparative religious study, the sacred, civil religion, religious art, and the social creation of moral ideologies. Prerequisites: none

Upcoming Offerings

Below is a list of the planned SSC.111 course sections for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.

2020 Fall (August-December)1 course section

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
SSC.111.H01
Synonym
61940
Location
Harrison Campus
Meeting Info
August 31 December 18
ITV
Monday, Wednesday 1:00 PM – 2:25 PM
Harrison Main Building
ITV Room 253
Instructor
Vicki Wiltse
Seats Available
12 of 14
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
Course is cross-listed with REL.111.H01 and combined via ITV with REL.111.M01.
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2021 Winter (January-May)2 course sections

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
SSC.111.H01
Synonym
63228
Location
Harrison Campus
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
ITV
Monday, Wednesday 8:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Harrison Main Building
ITV Room 253
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
5 of 5
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
Please note that this class is scheduled at the same time at another location(s). Your instructor will be physically in the room part of the semester and virtually on screen the rest. This course is crosslisted with REL.111.M01, REL.111.H01, and SSC. 111.M01.
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Section Name
SSC.111.M01
Synonym
63229
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
ITV
Monday, Wednesday 8:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Center for Liberal Arts & Business
I.T.V. Classroom 262
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
5 of 5
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
Please note that this class is scheduled at the same time at another location(s). Your instructor will be physically in the room part of the semester and virtually on screen the rest. This course is crosslisted with REL.111.M01, REL.111.H01, and SSC. 111.H01.
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