Draft Syllabus REL102 Sec 5 SP18.docx

Draft Syllabus REL102 Sec 5 SP18.docx - DRAFT SYLLABUS REL...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

DRAFT SYLLABUS REL 102: God, Meaning, and Morality, Sec 4 Spring 2018 Section Course Number Time Location 0005 16059 Tu/Th 11-12:15 Maury Hall 0101 Instructor: James Ward Office: Cleveland 310 Email: [email protected] Office Hours: 11:15-12:15, M,W,F Other hours available by appointment. Students are responsible for registering for classes and for verifying their class schedules on MyMadison. Please confirm your classes on MyMadison! Important Dates and Deadlines: Spring 2018 Adding, dropping, withdrawing from classes- from Add or Drop a class Withdrawing from a class after the drop deadline results in a “W” grade and corresponding tuition charges, if applicable. Semester / 1st Block 1/16/18 2nd Block 3/19/18 Add with Departmental Permission Student must register for the course on MyMadison. A permission saves a seat for a student. Semester / 1st Block 1/25/18 2nd Block 3/28/18 Withdraw from University with cancellation of tuition charges and refund 1/26/18 (Student must withdraw from all classes to be eligible.) Student Assessment/Faculty Asst. 2/6/18 Withdraw with “W” grade or change a course credit option (including repeats): Student will receive a “W” if they withdraw between last day to add/drop and this date. After this date they will receive an “F” unless other arrangements made with professor. 1) Semester 3/16/18 I will not distribute printed copies of the syllabus in class. The syllabus will be posted on Canvas. If changes need to be made, a revised version of the syllabus will be posted to Canvas. Course Description and Policies "God, Meaning and Morality" is one of the courses of the Group 2 package of the General Education Program.
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: An examination, primarily through classical primary and secondary texts, of the ways in which various communities, Eastern and Western, perceive and understand, philosophically and religiously, the basis of knowledge (epistemology), reality (being), ultimate reality (the divine), the meaning or purpose of life, the norms by which they live (ethics/morality). REQUIRED TEXTS: Victor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning- referenced in syllabus as Frankl. (referred to in syllabus as Frankl) Fasching, Dechant, Lantigua, Comparative Religious Ethics: A Narrative Approach to Global Ethics, 2 nd Edition (referred to in syllabus as CRE) COURSE OBJECTIVES: This course will address the following objectives of Cluster 2, namely: 1] In writing and speaking, use appropriate vocabulary and concepts for the description and analysis of artistic, literary, historical and philosophical/ religious works.
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.
  • Spring '10
  • Ross
  • History, Th, Man's Search for Meaning, Thich Nhat Hanh

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern