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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Spring 2007

ANS 301M • Introduction to Hinduism

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30428 TH
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
GEA 114
SAYERS

Course Description

This class will introduce students to the Hindu religion. The primary goal will be to gain an overview of Hinduism, including its diversity through time and across geographic regions. The student will become familiar with the beliefs, practices, and literature of Hinduism. No prior knowledge of Hinduism or religious studies is required or assumed. This course is designed for freshmen and sophomore level students.

Grading Policy

Attendance and Class Participation 10% Short Quiz 10% Short Essays (Two) 35% Mid-Term Examination 20% Final Examination 20%

Texts

Darshan: Seeing the Divine Image in India, Diana Eck Journey through the Twelve Forests: An Encounter with Krishna, David Haberman Storytellers, Saints, and Scoundrels, Kirin Narayan Other Class Readings are included in a Course Packet available at Paradigm Copy Center and are available on Blackboard. All Bonus Readings are available on the Blackboard page for this class.

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