Comparative Religion, B.A.
Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
The following learning goals and learning outcomes have been established for students pursuing a degree in Comparative Religion.
Skills - Ability to perform research and interpret material related to study of religion
- Analyze and interpret written materials related to the study of religion
- Acquired information literacy in the study of religion
Skills - Effectively communicate in written and spoken mediums
- Write well-organized critical and analytical research papers related to the study of religion
- Speak clearly and effectively using relevant and adequate supporting evidence
Knowledge – Demonstrate and understanding of the beliefs, rituals, texts, and figures related to a variety of religious traditions
- Describe the basic teachings and practices of major religious traditions and can compare and contrast principal similarities and differences between them
- Identify the history and development of specific religions and their contemporary relevance
- Compare key theories and theorists in the study of religion
- Interpret key thinkers and figures within religious traditions.