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Academic Bulletin Division II - Course Descriptions - 2012-13

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HUM 122 Introduction to Language: Modern Linguistics (ENG 122)

An introduction to the basic principles and methods of linguistic analysis, with emphasis on Modern English grammar. Offered second half in fall semesters.


Prerequisites: None. 


Credits: 1/2

HUM 196 Religion and Literature (REL 196)

A study of religious themes and theological issues in diverse literary works. Each week will focus on a single text. Authors represent various religious traditions (like Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Buddhism, Judaism, and Hinduism) and raise particular religious questions (like the problem of evil, the question of atheism, the role of tradition, and the nature of redemption). Enrollment limited to 15 students.


Prerequisite: None. 


Credits: 1

HUM 277 Special Topics in Humanities: Literature

Topics vary from year to year.


Prerequisite: None.


Credits: 1

HUM 278 Special Topics in Humanities: Language

Topics vary from year to year.


Prerequisite: None.


Credits: 1

HUM 296 Religion and Literature (REL 296)

A study of religious themes and theological issues in literary works and film.


 Prerequisite: Vary with topic.


Credits: 1 or 1/2