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Approaches to Studying Religions

Approaches to Studying Religions

Sophia’s Approaches to Studying Religion Pathway helps you gain mastery of the basic concepts integral to the study of religion and understand how these concepts apply in real world situation. In this Pathway, you will explore key components of religions as they apply to a range of different belief systems and will explore the role of religion in modern society. Full Description

  • Guaranteed Credit Transfer to Houston Community College
  • 3 semester credits at Houston Community College
  • Houston Community College Equivalency: PHIL 1304 Intro to World Religions

Category: Humanities

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Approaches to Studying Religions

Sophia's Approaches to Studying Religion course helps you gain mastery of the basic concepts integral to the study of religion and understand how these concepts apply in real world situations. In this course, you will explore key components of religions as they apply to a range of different belief systems and will explore the role of religion in modern society.

In Sophia's Approaches to Studying Religion course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Investigate the Major Approaches to Studying Religion
  • Identify Common Elements of Religions
  • Analyze Religion's Impact on Individuals, Society, and the World
  • Evaluate Social, Ethical, and Cultural topics through the lens of religion

The Approaches to Studying Religion course provides you access to Sophia's Many Ways learning model. This model provides you with multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.

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by Kristine A. on April 8, 2020
A little more cumbersome than I anticipated but still a quick course to cover.
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by devaki k. on April 7, 2020
Please make it as soon as possible as I have to enroll into new course.
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by Daniel K. on April 7, 2020
Very informative, but make sure you're actually interested in learning this before you join the class. Most questions are two-part so you're not guessing your way through this course.
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by Melissa S. on April 7, 2020
Enjoyed learning about the differences in religions. Thank you.
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by Lauren S. on April 7, 2020
Straightforward course! Easy to follow and allows for great flexibility.
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by Derrick F. on April 6, 2020
Great course. I enjoyed it.
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by Cassaundra T. on April 6, 2020
This course is very well organized and informational
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by Felicia R. on April 6, 2020
Really good content. Easy to follow challenges and milestones.

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