Course Descriptions

EX ELEC EXERCISE SCIENCE ELECTIVE   3.0 Credit(s)

Offered: As Needed Contact Department

HRTM 401 STRATEGIC MGT IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to prepare students for any of several hospitality and hospitality related activities that they may encounter upon their departure from SHU. To accomplish this goal, the course combines readings, cases, lectures, discussion and a computer simulation in an integrative framework. The course is designed to provide them with a methodology for analyzing business situations and for developing strategic plans.
Offered: Spring Semester All Years

HRTM 402 REVENUE MANAGEMENT & PRICING   3.0 Credit(s)
Revenue management has become an increasingly popular subject in many businesses, particularly in the service sector. This course will help students to learn more about formulating tactics and strategies to maximize revenues for organizations, by thoroughly examining the role of pricing in each element of the business objective, marketing objective, and source of volume, segmentation, targeting, and positioning; and shows how pricing can be used to align the elements of strategy and execution.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

HRTM 410 BEVERAGE CONTROL MANAGEMENT   3.0 Credit(s)
This course lays the groundwork for a basic understanding of beverage operations by explaining the beverage service process, describing the types of positions commonly found in beverage operations, and focusing on such beverages as coffee, tea, water, beer, spirits, and wine, understanding of alcohol beverage selection and service, legal and ethical issues of alcohol service, inventory control, sales, promotion and profits with an added emphasis on building usable wine knowledge.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters Contact Department

HRTM 411 RESORTS & RECREATION MANAGEMENT   3.0 Credit(s)
This course provides an overview of resort management and operations. The scope of these industries will be discussed along with the principles of successful marketing, management, and development of a resort. This course will introduce students to the operations of modern day resorts, including ski and gaming resorts. This will include a review of the history of the growth of resorts in the United States, expansion of resorts worldwide, and their operations and characteristics. Students will gain exposure to the wide range and high level of services and activities expected by resort guests and offered by today's resorts.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters Contact Department

HS 315 BEHAVIORAL & MENTAL HEALTH   3.0 Credit(s)
This course provides an overview of multidimensional factors, perspectives and approaches associated with behavioral health and mental health. Classification, diagnosis, therapeutic approaches and institutional responses within the context of healthcare systems, values and ethics are discussed. Medical, legal, and social issues related to behavioral health and mental health and the treatment of people with mental health disorders are addressed.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

HS 334 CULTURE AND GLOBAL HEALTH   3.0 Credit(s)
This course will introduce the concept of cultural perceptions about health and disease in diverse communities worldwide, and how to develop cultural awareness and humility in healthcare contexts. We will explore how culture may impact health beliefs, health status, and access to health services. We will also consider the ideas of health and social justice and health as a human right in developing, middle income, and developed nations. Relevant sociocultural theories will also be addressed.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

NUR 231 ADULT CHILD NURSING III   6.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to offer the student the opportunity to use the nursing process to care for patients with disorders and dysfunction in specific physiological systems: hepatic-biliary, immune, and hematologic. This course also presents opportunities to care for patients with fluid and electrolyte imbalance, abnormal cell proliferation, and burns, with clinical experience in emergent care offered. Concepts of nutrition and pharmacology are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: Take NUR-123 and NUR-124 or NUR-122
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

NUR 232 ADULT CHILD NURSING IV   6.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to offer the student the opportunity to use the nursing process to care for patients with disorders and dysfunctions in specific physiological systems: cardiovascular, pulmonary, and renal. Concepts of nutrition and pharmacology are integrated throughout the course.
Offered: Spring Semester All Years

RAD 232 RADIOGRAPHY IV   9.0 Credit(s)
This course is designed to provide the student with x-ray circuits, fluoroscopic, digital imaging and computed radiography, PACS, and a comprehensive review in preparation for the successful completion of the ARRT Certification Examination. Imaging procedures are included with emphasis on lecture/lab study of RAD 232 competencies. An introduction to CT Scanning, MRI Imaging, Sonography, Nuclear Medicine, Women's Imaging, and Radiation Therapy included along with a comprehensive review of past competencies. Following Classroom activities, students are scheduled for supervised clinical education. The student is assigned to clinical experience three days a week mastering RAD 232 required competencies as well as reviewing all past level competencies. Emphasis is placed on student selected areas of concentration.
Offered: Spring Semester All Years

TRS 201 INTRODUCTION TO THE HEBREW BIBLE   3.0 Credit(s)
Literary and historical study of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew Bible in Judaism. Relationship of literary form and interpretation in passages from the Pentateuch, historical and prophetic books, and wisdom literature. Comparison and contrast of theological meanings of these writings for Jews and Christians.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 201 INTRODUCTION TO THE HEBREW BIBLE   3.0 Credit(s)
Literary and historical study of the Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew Bible in Judaism. Relationship of literary form and interpretation in passages from the Pentateuch, historical and prophetic books, and wisdom literature. Comparison and contrast of theological meanings of these writings for Jews and Christians.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 202 INTRO TO NEW TESTAMENT   3.0 Credit(s)
Literary, historical, and theological study of the New Testament. Included topics: the origin, formation and development of the Gospels and letters, various types of interpretation, and the distinctive views of the New Testament writers about Jesus' life, teachings, death, and resurrection.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 202 INTRO TO NEW TESTAMENT   3.0 Credit(s)
Literary, historical, and theological study of the New Testament. Included topics: the origin, formation and development of the Gospels and letters, various types of interpretation, and the distinctive views of the New Testament writers about Jesus' life, teachings, death, and resurrection.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 203 INTRO TO GOSPELS   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is an introduction and examination of the synoptic Gospels and the Gospel of John. The course will explore contemporary methods used by scholars and the Church to interpret these texts.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 203 INTRO TO GOSPELS   3.0 Credit(s)
This course is an introduction and examination of the synoptic Gospels and the Gospel of John. The course will explore contemporary methods used by scholars and the Church to interpret these texts.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 204 LETTERS OF PAUL   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the social and religious world of St. Paul, his biography, his writings in the New Testament, and how these influenced the developing Christian church.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 204 LETTERS OF PAUL   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the social and religious world of St. Paul, his biography, his writings in the New Testament, and how these influenced the developing Christian church.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 205 GOSPEL OF LUKE AND ACTS   3.0 Credit(s)
Study of Luke's Gospel and its companion book, the Acts of the Apostles, utilizing the historical, literary, and theological tools.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 205 GOSPEL OF LUKE AND ACTS   3.0 Credit(s)
Study of Luke's Gospel and its companion book, the Acts of the Apostles, utilizing the historical, literary, and theological tools.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 220 INTRO TO CATHOLIC THEOLOGY   3.0 Credit(s)
Introduces fundamentals of Catholic life and thought. Key doctrines examined are scripture, tradition, God/Trinity, Jesus Christ, sacraments, and the Church in the modern world. Additional topics might include ethics, spirituality, and the saints. Placed in historical context, Catholic theological reasoning about these doctrines are compared to theology in other branches of Christianity.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 220 INTRO TO CATHOLIC THEOLOGY   3.0 Credit(s)
Introduces fundamentals of Catholic life and thought. Key doctrines examined are scripture, tradition, God/Trinity, Jesus Christ, sacraments, and the Church in the modern world. Additional topics might include ethics, spirituality, and the saints. Placed in historical context, Catholic theological reasoning about these doctrines are compared to theology in other branches of Christianity.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 221 UNDERSTANDING THEOLOGY   3.0 Credit(s)
An introduction to the nature and role of theology. Investigates both academic or "public" theology and confessional or "church-centered" theology.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 221 UNDERSTANDING THEOLOGY   3.0 Credit(s)
An introduction to the nature and role of theology. Investigates both academic or "public" theology and confessional or "church-centered" theology.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 222 FAITH & REASON   3.0 Credit(s)
This course investigates the relationship between faith and reason. In what ways are faith and reason compatible and what is the history of the interaction between theology and academic disciplines such as those in the natural and social sciences?
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 223 SACRAMENTS   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores the history of the sacraments, the theology behind them, and their role in contemporary Catholic life.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 223 SACRAMENTS   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores the history of the sacraments, the theology behind them, and their role in contemporary Catholic life.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 230 HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY I   3.0 Credit(s)
Traces the history of the Christian faith from the New Testament period to the Middle Ages. Major issues, controversies, and persons from these centuries are studied.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 230 HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY I   3.0 Credit(s)
Traces the history of the Christian faith from the New Testament period to the Middle Ages. Major issues, controversies, and persons from these centuries are studied.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 231 HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY II   3.0 Credit(s)
Traces the history of the Christian faith from the Middle Ages to the present time. Major issues, controversies, and persons from these centuries are studied.
Offered: Spring Semester All Years

TRS 231 HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY II   3.0 Credit(s)
Traces the history of the Christian faith from the Middle Ages to the present time. Major issues, controversies, and persons from these centuries are studied.
Offered: Spring Semester All Years

TRS 232 CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY   3.0 Credit(s)
Presents spirituality as a topic worthy of study, plumbing its meaning through selections from the writings of great spiritual masters through the centuries-for example, Augustine, John of the Cross, Theresa of Avila, Ignatius Loyola, Teilhard de Chardin, and Thomas Merton.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 232 CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY   3.0 Credit(s)
Presents spirituality as a topic worthy of study, plumbing its meaning through selections from the writings of great spiritual masters through the centuries-for example, Augustine, John of the Cross, Theresa of Avila, Ignatius Loyola, Teilhard de Chardin, and Thomas Merton.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 233 WOMEN IN CHRISTIANITY   3.0 Credit(s)
A theological, textual, and gender-based examination of women in the history of Christianity, incorporating critical analysis of texts written about and by Christian women. Topics include the image of women and woman's spirituality in the Bible, writings of the Church Fathers, mystics, sectarian movements, and the feminist reconstruction of tradition.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 233 WOMEN IN CHRISTIANITY   3.0 Credit(s)
A theological, textual, and gender-based examination of women in the history of Christianity, incorporating critical analysis of texts written about and by Christian women. Topics include the image of women and woman's spirituality in the Bible, writings of the Church Fathers, mystics, sectarian movements, and the feminist reconstruction of tradition.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 234 CONTEMP ROMAN CATH THOUGHT   3.0 Credit(s)
Various thinkers and movements that have shaped contemporary Roman Catholic life and thought, including Karl Rahner, the Second Vatican Council, and liberation theology.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 234 CONTEMP ROMAN CATH THOUGHT   3.0 Credit(s)
Various thinkers and movements that have shaped contemporary Roman Catholic life and thought, including Karl Rahner, the Second Vatican Council, and liberation theology.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 235 CONSTRUCTING CONCEPT OF GOD   3.0 Credit(s)
Imaginative construction of a concept of God appropriate for modern life.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 235 CONSTRUCTING CONCEPT OF GOD   3.0 Credit(s)
Imaginative construction of a concept of God appropriate for modern life.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 236 COMPARATIVE THEOLOGY   3.0 Credit(s)
Comparative theology brings two traditions together in comparison and contrast to learn both deeply without collapsing the two into one. The tradition studied may vary with the semester, but typically Christianity will be compared to another world religion.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 236 COMPARATIVE THEOLOGY   3.0 Credit(s)
Comparative theology brings two traditions together in comparison and contrast to learn both deeply without collapsing the two into one. The tradition studied may vary with the semester, but typically Christianity will be compared to another world religion.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 240 FOUNDATION OF CATHOLIC ETHICS   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores the historical sources and methods of reasoning in the Roman Catholic moral tradition. Critically examines current moral issues in Catholicism.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 240 FOUNDATION OF CATHOLIC ETHICS   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores the historical sources and methods of reasoning in the Roman Catholic moral tradition. Critically examines current moral issues in Catholicism.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 241 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN ETHICS   3.0 Credit(s)
The ethical reflections of some of the most influential Christian thinkers from the Church Fathers to the present (e.g., Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Martin Luther) applied to various important topics of ethical debate in Christian history (e.g., the notion of just war).
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 241 HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN ETHICS   3.0 Credit(s)
The ethical reflections of some of the most influential Christian thinkers from the Church Fathers to the present (e.g., Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, and Martin Luther) applied to various important topics of ethical debate in Christian history (e.g., the notion of just war).
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 242 CATHOLIC SOCIAL JUSTICE TRADITION   3.0 Credit(s)
The social-ethical teachings of the Catholic tradition, especially since Pope Leo XIII's letter On the Condition of Labor in 1891. Explores Catholic social teaching that emerges from Church documents, traces its application to many issues of social and political conflict, and considers how this teaching is challenged by the perspectives of women, minorities, and people in developing countries.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 242 CATHOLIC SOCIAL JUSTICE TRADITION   3.0 Credit(s)
The social-ethical teachings of the Catholic tradition, especially since Pope Leo XIII's letter On the Condition of Labor in 1891. Explores Catholic social teaching that emerges from Church documents, traces its application to many issues of social and political conflict, and considers how this teaching is challenged by the perspectives of women, minorities, and people in developing countries.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 243 ETHICS IN WORLD RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
Examination of core ethical teachings and methods in several world religions. These resources guide ethical analysis of conflicted issues in contemporary society, such as economic inequality, racism, violence, sexual ethics, and bioethics.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 243 ETHICS IN WORLD RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
Examination of core ethical teachings and methods in several world religions. These resources guide ethical analysis of conflicted issues in contemporary society, such as economic inequality, racism, violence, sexual ethics, and bioethics.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 246 DEATH & GRIEF IN WORLD RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
A comparative and anthropological study of the rituals and processes of grieving, dying, and death in world religions and indigenous religious traditions. Course explores religious beliefs about and practices developed around human dying, death, and any subsequent conditions of existence.
Offered: Fall Semester Contact Department

TRS 246 DEATH & GRIEF IN WORLD RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
A comparative and anthropological study of the rituals and processes of grieving, dying, and death in world religions and indigenous religious traditions. Course explores religious beliefs about and practices developed around human dying, death, and any subsequent conditions of existence.
Offered: Fall Semester Contact Department

TRS 260 EASTERN RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores history, beliefs, and practices of Hinduism, Buddhism, and other religions of India, China, and Japan and the emergence of the contemporary New Age movement.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 260 EASTERN RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores history, beliefs, and practices of Hinduism, Buddhism, and other religions of India, China, and Japan and the emergence of the contemporary New Age movement.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 261 ISLAM   3.0 Credit(s)
A theological and phenomenological exploration of beliefs, practices, and symbology of Islam, incorporating extensive readings from the Qur'an, the Hadith and Shari'a, and Sufism. This course analyzes contemporary topics such as religion and gender and religion and politics.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 261 ISLAM   3.0 Credit(s)
A theological and phenomenological exploration of beliefs, practices, and symbology of Islam, incorporating extensive readings from the Qur'an, the Hadith and Shari'a, and Sufism. This course analyzes contemporary topics such as religion and gender and religion and politics.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 262 JUDAISM   3.0 Credit(s)
Key components of the complex religion of Judaism including Biblical foundations, historical development, theological considerations, rituals and symbols, calendar and holidays, Jewish mysticism, prayer, denominations, and lifecycle events. Explores the role of God in the life of Jews past and present and compares the meaning of Judaism then and now.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 262 JUDAISM   3.0 Credit(s)
Key components of the complex religion of Judaism including Biblical foundations, historical development, theological considerations, rituals and symbols, calendar and holidays, Jewish mysticism, prayer, denominations, and lifecycle events. Explores the role of God in the life of Jews past and present and compares the meaning of Judaism then and now.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 263 SYMBOL, MYTH & RITUAL   3.0 Credit(s)
Notions of symbol, myth, and ritual as well as an introduction to the use of symbols, myths, and rituals in a wide variety of religious traditions.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 263 SYMBOL, MYTH & RITUAL   3.0 Credit(s)
Notions of symbol, myth, and ritual as well as an introduction to the use of symbols, myths, and rituals in a wide variety of religious traditions.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 264 ANCIENT CULTS AND RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores the beliefs, practices, and teachings of ancient world religions including those of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, the mystery cults of the ancient Greco-Roman civilizations, and the religious traditions of pre-Christian northern Europe (Scandinavia) and ancient Iran. Studies sacred writings of theses religions with emphasis on topics such as deities and divine powers, rituals of birth and death, gender studies, and the relationships between ancient faith traditions and the emergence of monotheism.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 264 ANCIENT CULTS AND RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores the beliefs, practices, and teachings of ancient world religions including those of ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, the mystery cults of the ancient Greco-Roman civilizations, and the religious traditions of pre-Christian northern Europe (Scandinavia) and ancient Iran. Studies sacred writings of theses religions with emphasis on topics such as deities and divine powers, rituals of birth and death, gender studies, and the relationships between ancient faith traditions and the emergence of monotheism.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 265 INTRO TO WORLD RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
A descriptive and comparative study of the beliefs, practices, and sacred texts of several world religions.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 265 INTRO TO WORLD RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
A descriptive and comparative study of the beliefs, practices, and sacred texts of several world religions.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 266 UNDERSTANDING RELIGION   3.0 Credit(s)
A critical and constructive study of the nature of religion, its functions in human life, and its various forms and manifestations. The perspectives of influential theorists of religion centuries will be studied.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 266 UNDERSTANDING RELIGION   3.0 Credit(s)
A critical and constructive study of the nature of religion, its functions in human life, and its various forms and manifestations. The perspectives of influential theorists of religion centuries will be studied.
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters All Years

TRS 270 RELIGION IN AMERICA   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the historical factors responsible for distinctive trends in American religion and identifies common threads that run through the religious history of America from the Puritans to today.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 270 RELIGION IN AMERICA   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the historical factors responsible for distinctive trends in American religion and identifies common threads that run through the religious history of America from the Puritans to today.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 271 CELTIC RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
The mythic history of Ireland and "beginning" of the Irish and the traditions by which the Irish have come to identify themselves and give meaning to their world. Study of the religious function of social institutions; gods, goddesses, and ruling powers; holy places; feasting and sacrifice; spirits and ancestors; and the other world. Also considered is the role of women in these traditions and the continuation of "myth" in modern Ireland.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 271 CELTIC RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
The mythic history of Ireland and "beginning" of the Irish and the traditions by which the Irish have come to identify themselves and give meaning to their world. Study of the religious function of social institutions; gods, goddesses, and ruling powers; holy places; feasting and sacrifice; spirits and ancestors; and the other world. Also considered is the role of women in these traditions and the continuation of "myth" in modern Ireland.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 272 RELIGION IN CONTEMPORARY IRELAND   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines complex factors involved in shaping religion in contemporary Ireland. The changing face of Irish religious sensibility is situated within such factors as Irish history, the major role of Catholicism in the culture, and the multicultural dimensions of twentyfirst-century Ireland.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 272 RELIGION IN CONTEMPORARY IRELAND   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines complex factors involved in shaping religion in contemporary Ireland. The changing face of Irish religious sensibility is situated within such factors as Irish history, the major role of Catholicism in the culture, and the multicultural dimensions of twentyfirst-century Ireland.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 273 RELIGION AND SEXUALITY   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the relationship between religion and sexuality in various world religions. Topics include asceticism versus eroticism, defining normality and deviance, sex as a means to challenge or maintain the social order, and religious responses to the changing sexual morality in contemporary Western society.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 273 RELIGION AND SEXUALITY   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the relationship between religion and sexuality in various world religions. Topics include asceticism versus eroticism, defining normality and deviance, sex as a means to challenge or maintain the social order, and religious responses to the changing sexual morality in contemporary Western society.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 276 WOMEN IN WORLD RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)

Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 276 WOMEN IN WORLD RELIGIONS   3.0 Credit(s)

Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 277 JEWISH-CHRISTIAN RELATIONS   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the historical and theological relationship between Judaism and Christianity over the centuries. Attention is paid to the recent positive strides in interreligious understanding since Second Vatican Council.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 278 WOMEN IN CELTIC CHRISTIANITY   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the complex encounter between women and the diverse traditions of Celtic spirituality. Historical scope of the course runs from pre-Christian traditions to contemporary times with emphasis on primary texts.
Offered: Spring Semester Contact Department

TRS 279 WOMEN IN ISLAM   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the theological, anthropological and cultural encounter between women and Islam from an historical as well as contemporary perspective. Dismissing polemics and grounding study on writings by and about Muslim women across the full scope of the Islamic world, the course will explore particularly how Muslim women have realized their faith and engaged in patterns of religious practice.
Offered: Spring Semester Contact Department

TRS 279 WOMEN IN ISLAM   3.0 Credit(s)
Examines the theological, anthropological and cultural encounter between women and Islam from an historical as well as contemporary perspective. Dismissing polemics and grounding study on writings by and about Muslim women across the full scope of the Islamic world, the course will explore particularly how Muslim women have realized their faith and engaged in patterns of religious practice.
Offered: Spring Semester Contact Department

TRS 280 RELIGION AND THEATER   3.0 Credit(s)
An exploration of the relationship between theater and religion from anthropological, historical, religious and literary perspectives. The course will include a rotating selection of ancient and modern, western and non-western plays each semester it is offered.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 280 RELIGION AND THEATER   3.0 Credit(s)
An exploration of the relationship between theater and religion from anthropological, historical, religious and literary perspectives. The course will include a rotating selection of ancient and modern, western and non-western plays each semester it is offered.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 280 RELIGION AND THEATER   3.0 Credit(s)
An exploration of the relationship between theater and religion from anthropological, historical, religious and literary perspectives. The course will include a rotating selection of ancient and modern, western and non-western plays each semester it is offered.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 281 CATHOLIC CHURCH MUSIC   3.0 Credit(s)

Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 281 CATHOLIC CHURCH MUSIC   3.0 Credit(s)

Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 284 CULTS,SECTS & NEW REL MOVEMENT   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores beliefs and practices of new religions in America, including Mormonism, Unification Church, Christian Science, Scientology, Theosophy, New Age, Neopaganism, and UFO cults. Presents both sociological and theological approaches to understanding new religions.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 284 CULTS,SECTS & NEW REL MOVEMENT   3.0 Credit(s)
Explores beliefs and practices of new religions in America, including Mormonism, Unification Church, Christian Science, Scientology, Theosophy, New Age, Neopaganism, and UFO cults. Presents both sociological and theological approaches to understanding new religions.
Offered: Fall Semester All Years

TRS 286 FLIGHT AND ITS HUMAN MEANING   3.0 Credit(s)
The course explores the powerful symbolism of flight in human history (transcendence, freedom, etc.) as well as the history of mechanical flight and the underlying science.
Offered: Spring Semester Contact Department

TRS 286 FLIGHT AND ITS HUMAN MEANING   3.0 Credit(s)
The course explores the powerful symbolism of flight in human history (transcendence, freedom, etc.) as well as the history of mechanical flight and the underlying science.
Offered: Spring Semester Contact Department

TRS 287 JESUS, THE BUDDHA & MOHAMMED   3.0 Credit(s)
The course introduces students to the lives and teaching of Jesus, Buddha, and Mohammed with the goal of allowing students concretely to appropriate them as they see fit.
Offered: Spring Semester Contact Department

TRS 287 JESUS, THE BUDDHA & MOHAMMED   3.0 Credit(s)
The course introduces students to the lives and teaching of Jesus, Buddha, and Mohammed with the goal of allowing students concretely to appropriate them as they see fit.
Offered: Spring Semester Contact Department

TRS 287 JESUS, THE BUDDHA & MOHAMMED   3.0 Credit(s)
The course introduces students to the lives and teaching of Jesus, Buddha, and Mohammed with the goal of allowing students concretely to appropriate them as they see fit.
Offered: Spring Semester Contact Department

TRS 290 SP FOUNDATIONAL TOPICS IN TRS   3.0 Credit(s)
Designates new or occasional courses that present the opportunity to study a major era, theme, or set of thinkers in theology or religious studies, at the foundations level. Consult the current course schedule for available topics.
Offered: All Semesters All Years

TRS 290 SP FOUNDATIONAL TOPICS IN TRS   3.0 Credit(s)
Designates new or occasional courses that present the opportunity to study a major era, theme, or set of thinkers in theology or religious studies, at the foundations level. Consult the current course schedule for available topics.
Offered: All Semesters All Years

TRS 299 SPECIAL TOPICS IN THEO & RELG ST   3.0 Credit(s)
Designates new or occasional courses that may or may not become part of the department's permanent offerings. Courses capitalize on a timely topic, a faculty member's particular interest, an experimental alternative to existing courses, etc. Prerequisites established by the department as appropriate for the specific course. Course title is shown on the student's transcript. Consult the current course schedule for available topics and prerequisites.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 299 SPECIAL TOPICS IN THEO & RELG ST   3.0 Credit(s)
Designates new or occasional courses that may or may not become part of the department's permanent offerings. Courses capitalize on a timely topic, a faculty member's particular interest, an experimental alternative to existing courses, etc. Prerequisites established by the department as appropriate for the specific course. Course title is shown on the student's transcript. Consult the current course schedule for available topics and prerequisites.
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 302 THE HISTORICAL JESUS   3.0 Credit(s)
Investigates what can be known of the historical Jesus-the form of his teaching, his message, his actions-through a proper methodological examination of the sources. Jesus and his followers are understood in the context of the history, cultural, and religion of his day. Prerequisite: Take a 3 credit TRS 200 level course
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 304 NEW TESTAMENT ETHICS   3.0 Credit(s)
An examination of the ethical teachings found in the New Testament and their legacy. Prerequisite: Take a 3 credit 200 level TRS course
Offered: As Needed Contact Department

TRS 305 SCRIPTURE IN LIFE OF CHURCH   3.0 Credit(s)
An overview of the entire biblical canon, an introduction to historical-critical study of the Bible, and consideration of the Catholic Church's contemporary methods for study and interpretation of Scripture. Prerequisite: Take a 3 credit 200 level TRS course
Offered: Fall Semester Contact Department

TRS 306 NEW TESTAMENT GREEK   3.0 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: Take a 3 credit 200 level TRS course
Offered: As Needed Contact Department