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Islam and Muslim Cultures

RELI 221
Fall 2017 not offered
Certificates: Civic Engagement, International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies, Muslim Studies, South Asia Studies

This course provides an introduction to Islam and Muslim societies. No background is required. Using a variety of in-depth case studies, the course familiarizes students with many of the beliefs and practices many Muslims associate with Islam and examines commonalties and diversity in how Muslims live their religion. While paying particular attention to peoples and places in South Asia, the Middle East, and the U.S., the course will demonstrate how contemporary Muslim communities exist within global networks that shape local and transnational religion, cultures, and politics.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on OCT-18-2017
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