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RELS202 - Religion in America

Course Details

Course Code: RELS202 Course ID: 3025 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the variety of ways in which religion is found in contemporary American experience. Course content focuses on the changes within traditional historical religions as well as new religious groups which have evolved within American society.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Describe the historical development of religion in American life.
2. Determine the process of change within both Christian denominations and other religious faiths.
3. Discuss and evaluate the relationship between religion, politics and academia.
4. Recognize and critique current trends in the American religious experience.ew religious groups that have evolved within American society.

NameGrade %
Forums 45.00 %
Week 1 - Forum - Introduction & Expections 5.63 %
Week 2 - Forum 5.63 %
Week 3 - Forum 5.63 %
Week 4 - Forum 5.63 %
Week 5 - Forum 5.63 %
Week 6 - Forum 5.63 %
Week 7 - Forum 5.63 %
Week 8 - Forum 5.63 %
Essays 30.00 %
Week 3 - Reflection Paper 15.00 %
Week 5 - Reflection Paper 15.00 %
Week 7 - Annotated Bibliography 25.00 %
Week 7 - Annotated Bibliography 25.00 %

Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)
Adobe Acrobat Reader (Click here for free download)
In addition to the required course texts, there are in websites in the classroom that are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Book Title:Religion in America, 8th Ed-E-book available in the APUS Online Library. Links provided in the lesson section of the classroom.
ISBN:9780136158172
Publication Info:Routledge
Author:Corrigan
Unit Cost:$94.79

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.