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NOTE: These courses carry a Dallas County Community College prefix of "RELI"; however, some can be identified by a common course number for transfer evaluation purposes. Both are listed in the course descriptions.


RELI 1304   Major World Religion (3)
The Texas Common Course Number is PHIL 1304.
Prerequisite: Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
This course surveys the major world religions. Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, and Christianity are included. The history of religions is covered, but the major emphasis is on current beliefs. Other topics may also be included, such as the nature of religion, tribal religion, and alternatives to religion. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3802015212

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RELI 1316   Religion In American Culture (3)
The Texas Common Course Number is PHIL 1316.
Prerequisite: None
This course examines the nature of religion in America. It covers important influences from the past and characteristics of current religious groups and movements. Emphasis is on understanding the role of religion in American life. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3802015112

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RELI 1317   The History And Literature of the Bible (3)
The Texas Common Course Number is PHIL 1317.
Prerequisite: None.
This course presents a history and literature of both the Hebrew people during the Old Testament period and the Christian movement during the New Testament period with emphasis upon the origins and development of the religious ideas and institutions of the biblical people (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3802015112

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RELI 2321   Contemporary Religious Problems (3)
The Texas Common Course Number is PHIL 2321.
Prerequisite: None.
Both classic and recent issues are explored. Such topics as the nature of religion, the existence of God, world religions, mysticism, sexuality and religion, and the interpretation of death are included. This course may be offered with emphasis on a specific topic, such as death and dying (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3802015312

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Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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