2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

PHIL 230 - World Religions

3 CR
Students will develop an understanding of the basic tenets of major theistic systems, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. Students will explore how they approach these philosophic subjects: systematic consistency, the nature of deity, the response to atheism, the role of religious experience, ethics, the problem of evil, the relationship between faith and reason, and others. Students will critically examine and compare many distinct worldviews in their analysis.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
General Education Requirement: Personal and Cultural Engagement - General Education Core
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: Humanities and Fine Arts
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the divisions of religion.
  2. Evaluate arguments for reasonability and soundness.
  3. Evaluate the impact religions have had around the world.
  4. Analyze the main components of different world religions.