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PHIL 1317 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, RLC

An Historic Survey of Major Religions
This is a Texas Common course Number. This is a Core Curriculum course selected by the colleges of DCCCD.
Prerequisite: DREA 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in reading.
Course Description: This course is an historic survey of religion in one or more of the major world religions. The course content may vary among semesters to focus on the history and literature of the Bible, or texts and traditions of the major religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity or Islam. College course schedules specify the emphasis for each semester. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3802015112



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.