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RELS411 - Religious Existentialism

Course Details

Course Code: RELS411 Course ID: 3645 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is a study of the set of philosophical ideals that emphasizes the existence of the human being, the lack of meaning and purpose in life, and the solitude of human existence. The course will cover the existentialist philosophy and its leading historical proponents.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 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. Understand the complexity in Existentialism as a philosophy;
  2. Relate the concepts of Existentialist thought to religious and theological contexts;
  3. Identify key figures in the Existentialist stream of thought; and
  4. Recognize some areas of difficulty in reconciling Existentialism with religion in general, as well as with some particular religions.

NameGrade %
Forums 40.00 %
Week 1 - Forum 1 5.00 %
Week 2 - Forum 2 5.00 %
Week 3 - Forum 3 5.00 %
Week 4 - Forum 4 5.00 %
Week 5 - Forum 5 5.00 %
Week 6 - Forum 6 5.00 %
Week 7 - Forum 7 5.00 %
Week 8 - Forum 8 5.00 %
Assignments 35.00 %
Week 3 - Academic Reflection 11.67 %
Week 5 - Academic Reflection 11.67 %
Week 7 - Concept Mapping 11.67 %
Summative Self-Evaluation & Reflection 25.00 %
Week 8 - Summative Self-Evaluation 25.00 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Week 8 - Summative Self-Evaluation & Reflection 0.00 %

Software Requirements

Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)

Adobe Acrobat Reader (Click here for free download)

Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #. You must be logged in to eCampus first to access the links.
Author: No Author Specified
Book Title:Existentialism: A Very Short Introduction - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780192804280
Publication Info:Oxford University Press
Author:Flynn
Unit Cost:$9.61

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.