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REL 3821 South Asian Religion
3.0 Hours; 3.0 Credits

Drawing upon Hindu, Islamic, Sikh, and Buddhist scriptural and ritual sources, this course will explore the interrelated development of these four traditions, the central concepts particular to each tradition, the changing nature of political and religious authority in each tradition, and each tradition's vision of individual moral responsibility. This course may be used toward any of the following Tier III minors: Anthropology, Asian and Asian American Studies, Religion and Culture, and Sociology.

This course is cross-listed as AAS 3821 and ANT 3821. Students may receive credit for only one of these courses. These courses may not substitute for each other in the F-replacement policy.

Prerequisite: ANT 1001 or SOC 1005 or permission of the instructor