Program Learning Outcomes for Religion Curriculum
1: Critical Skills for the Study of Religion: Theory, Method and (Inter)Disciplinarity
Develop and apply critical toolkit to the study of religion and religious traditions, including (inter)disciplinary methodologies and theories at a proficient level.
2: Historical, Social, (Multi-)Cultural Dimensions of Religion
Understand and interpret religious traditions by examining religion(s) as historical, social, and cultural phenomena.¬† When appropriate, attention is given to the impact of globalism, immigration, colonialism, and other forms of transnational and multi-cultural (non)religious exchange at a proficient level.
3: Psychological, Philosophical and Cognitive Dimensions of Religion
Understand and interpret the subjective dimensions of religion(s) through analyses that explore the psychological, philosophical, and cognitive dynamics of religion and religious experience at a proficient level.
4: Religious Plurality and Marginal Currents
Understand and interpret religious traditions by examining the plurality of religious voices and expressions, including currents that have been marginalized, neglected, repressed, and censored in a variety of sociological, psychological, philosophical, and political ways at a proficient level.
5: Foreign Language Skills
Develop ability to read religious texts in their original languages and perform translations of texts when appropriate to the student‚Äôs course of study at a proficient level.