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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Women & Religion

2. Course Prefix & Number:
WMST 2420

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This course will examine the historical roles and experiences of women in a variety of religious contexts. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of women’s religious experiences, practices and beliefs, as well as their roles and status in Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and Alternative Religions. The women’s movement that began in the last half of the twentieth century has made a significant difference in the roles of women in religion; we will consider the effects of that in America and throughout the world.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level CLC or Reading College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

WMST 2420 - Women & Religion

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites


9. Co-requisite Courses:

WMST 2420 - Women & Religion

There are no corequisites for this course.