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Approvals Received:

Department
on 10-21-04
by Jacki Anderson
(andersjs@umn.edu)

 

Curriculum Committee
on 10-28-04
by Karen Van Horn
(vanhornk@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

New: Active
Old:
 Inactive

Effective Term:

1059 - Fall 2005

Course:

IS 1341

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MCAA - UMM-Academic Affairs

Department:

227 - UMM-Academic Services

 

General

Course Title Short:

CE: Intro to World Religions

Course Title Long:

CE: Introduction to World Religions

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

3.0 to 3.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Examination of historic and contemporary world religions. Focus on eight religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shintoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam) and their component elements of creed, cult, code, community, and canon. Exploration of other religious traditions including Native American, African, goddess, earth-based, and New Age.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

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Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

New: Every academic year
Old:
 

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

New: Fall
Old:
 

Component 1:

LEC (with final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

LEC

Academic
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
3.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

Not allowed to bypass limits.
3.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

<no text provided>

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

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Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

Provisional approval received 3/29/04
APPROVAL: Discipline/Division, Fritz Schwaller, 2/12/04; Continuing Education, Tom McRoberts, 2/13/04

Assessment
and Goals
:

GOALS:  1. Develop a critical understanding of major and minor world religious traditions.  2. Create balanced and informed perspectives of various religious expressions.  3. Enhance awareness of the positive outcomes of inter-religious dialogue, diversity and pluralism. 4. Be able to articulate and communicate the above awareness, perspective and understanding.

ASSESSMENT:  Attendance and participation, reflection papers, mid-semester exam, end of semester exam.

Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

RATIONALE:  There are no other course offerings at UMM which incorporate this generalized overview of world religions.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Patrick Murphy

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

HDIV - HDIV Human Diversity

 

Provisional
Approval:

No

Regular
Approval:

New: Yes; date: Oct 21, 2004
Old:
 No