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CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
The University

CHAPTER 2
School of Architecture

CHAPTER 3
Red McCombs
School of Business

CHAPTER 4
College of Communication

CHAPTER 5
College of Education

CHAPTER 6
College of Engineering

CHAPTER 7
College of Fine Arts

CHAPTER 8
College of Liberal Arts

CHAPTER 9
Graduate School of
Library and
Information Science

CHAPTER 10
College of
Natural Sciences

CHAPTER 11
School of Nursing

CHAPTER 12
College of Pharmacy

CHAPTER 13
School of Social Work

CHAPTER 14
The Faculty

Texas Common Course Numbering System
(Appendix A)

APPENDIX B
Degree and Course Abbreviations

 

    

8. College of Liberal Arts

Courses

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The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2002-2003 and 2003-2004; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

A full explanation of course numbers is given in General Information. In brief, the first digit of a course number indicates the semester hour value of the course. The second and third digits indicate the rank of the course: if they are 01 through 19, the course is of lower-division rank; if 20 through 79, of upper-division rank; if 80 through 99, of graduate rank.

Religious Studies

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester

Religious Studies: R S

Lower-Division Courses

302. History of the Religions of Asia.
Same as Asian Studies 301R and History 306N (Topic 1: History of the Religions of Asia). Eastern religions: an introduction to the basic forms and the historical development of the religious traditions of India, China, and Japan. Religious Studies 302 and 311 (Topic 1: History of the Religions of Asia) may not both be counted.

305. Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion.
Same as Philosophy 305. Primarily for lower-division students. A critical examination of various conceptions of God and of the relationship of the human and the divine. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. Religious Studies 305 and 311 (Topic 2: Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion) may not both be counted.

310. Introduction to the Study of Religion.
Same as Asian Studies 301M (Topic 5: Introduction to the Study of Religion) and Sociology 313K. Introduction to scholarly methods in the study of religion.

311. Topics in Religious Studies.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

312. Topics in the Religions of Asia.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

313. Topics in Judaism.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

314. Topics in Islam.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

315. Topics in Christian History.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

316D. Women and Gender in Judaism.
Same as Jewish Studies 311 (Topic 1: Women and Gender in Judaism), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 309 (Topic 1: Women and Gender in Judaism), Middle Eastern Studies 310 (Topic 2: Women and Gender in Judaism), and Women's and Gender Studies 301 (Topic 9: Women and Gender in Judaism). Only one of the following may be counted: Jewish Studies 361 (Topic: Women and Gender in Judaism), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 341 (Topic: Women and Gender in Judaism), Middle Eastern Studies 325 (Topic: Women and Gender in Judaism), Religious Studies 311 (Topic 4: Women and Gender in Judaism), 316D, 361 (Topic: Women and Gender in Judaism), Women's Studies 301 (Topic 9: Women and Gender in Judaism), 340 (Topic: Women and Gender in Judaism).

316K. Topics in Religions of the Americas.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

317. Topics in the Religions of Africa and Tribal Religions.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

318. The Rise of Christianity.
Same as Classical Civilization 318. Introduction to the origins and development of Christianity. Only one of the following may be counted: Classical Civilization 304C (Topic: The Rise of Christianity), Religious Studies 311 (Topic: The Rise of Christianity), 318.

319. Introduction to Islam.
Same as History 306N (Topic 7: Introduction to Islam), Islamic Studies 310, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 310, and Middle Eastern Studies 310 (Topic 1: Introduction to Islam). The beliefs, theology, history, and main social and legal institutions of Islam, including the concept of God and society, the role of women, and Islamic government and movements. Religious Studies 311 (Topic 3: Introduction to Islam) and 319 may not both be counted.

119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Religious Studies.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser for Religious Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

321. History of Hindu Religious Traditions.
Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 23: History of Hindu Religious Traditions), Asian Studies 340 (Topic 4: History of Hindu Religious Traditions), and History 366N (Topic 5: History of Hindu Religious Traditions). History of major doctrines, practices, and institutions that shaped the development of Hinduism; how religions adapt to social and cultural change and often provide the catalyst for change. Religious Studies 321 and 361 (Topic 22: History of Hindu Religious Traditions) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

322. History of Indian Buddhism.
Same as Asian Studies 340 (Topic 5: History of Indian Buddhism) and History 366N (Topic 9: History of Indian Buddhism). The institutional, social, economic, and doctrinal history of Buddhism in India. Religious Studies 322 and 361 (Topic 34: History of Indian Buddhism) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

323. Daily Life in Ancient Israel.
Same as History 321F, Jewish Studies 323, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 341 (Topic 4: Daily Life in Ancient Israel), and Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 1: Daily Life in Ancient Israel). A study of daily life in ancient Israel during the period of the Judges and the Monarchy, focusing on religion, subsistence patterns, technology, and social organization in biblical cities and towns. Only one of the following may be counted: Jewish Studies 361 (Topic: Daily Life in Ancient Israel), Religious Studies 323, 361 (Topic: Daily Life in Ancient Israel). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

325. Prophet of Islam: His Life and Times.
Same as History 366N (Topic 6: Prophet of Islam: His Life and Times), Islamic Studies 340 (Topic 1: Prophet of Islam: His Life and Times), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 340 (Topic 1: Prophet of Islam: His Life and Times), and Middle Eastern Studies 321K (Topic 6: Prophet of Islam: His Life and Times). A detailed study of the prophet Muhammad's life and message, and of the means by which his life was recorded and popularized. Religious Studies 325 and 361 (Topic 25: Prophet of Islam: His Life and Times) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

325G. The Qur'an.
Same as Islamic Studies 340 (Topic 2: The Qur'an), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 340 (Topic 3: The Qur'an), and Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 14: The Qur'an). The history, language and style, and themes of the Qur'an. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

326. History of Religion in America since 1800.
Same as History 351P. Survey of religious thought and institutions from the Second Great Awakening to the present; emphasis given to Protestantism challenged by science, industrialism, immigration, urbanism, religious heterogeneity, and indifference, and to revivalism, reform, the social gospel. Religious Studies 326 and 361 (Topic 12: History of Religion in America since 1800) may not both be counted. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Religious Studies.
This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser for Religious Studies. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

335. Jesus in History and Tradition.
Same as Classical Civilization 348 (Topic 10: Jesus in History and Tradition). Critical issues, scholarly debates, and historical methods in studying the development of the Christian tradition regarding the figure of Jesus. Religious Studies 335 and 361 (Topic: Jesus in History and Tradition) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

337. Religion and Society.
Same as Sociology 343. The growth and decline of religious groups and traditions; cults and new religions; comparative sociology of religion; the United States religious landscape; religion and individual health and well-being; spirituality and other aspects of social life. Religious Studies 337 and 361 (Topic 16: Religion and Society) may not both be counted.

341. Topics in Religions of South Asia.
Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Indian Philosophies. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 2: Indian Philosophies) and Philosophy 348 (Topic 2: Indian Philosophies). Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. Religious Studies 341 (Topic 1) and 361 (Topic 6: Indian Philosophies) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 2: Diversity of Indian Traditions. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 19: Diversity of Indian Traditions). Art and architecture of South Asia from 1200 to 1900, within the context of Indian culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 372 (Topic: Diversity of Indian Traditions), Religious Studies 341 (Topic 2), 361 (Topic 37: Diversity of Indian Traditions). Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

343. Jewish Life in Medieval Europe.
Same as History 366N (Topic 4: Jewish Life in Medieval Europe), Jewish Studies 343, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 341 (Topic 8: Jewish Life in Medieval Europe), and Middle Eastern Studies 321K (Topic 5: Jewish Life in Medieval Europe). Religious Studies 343 and 361 (Topic 21: Jewish Life in Medieval Europe) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

344. The Age of Reformation.
Same as History 343. Examines late medieval religion, the rise of Protestant movements, and the Catholic response in their cultural, political, and social contexts. Religious Studies 344 and 361 (Topic 26: The Age of Reformation) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

346. Topics in American Religious History.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some topics partially fulfill legislative requirement for American history; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: American Philosophy: Puritans through Transcendentalists. Same as American Studies 327 (Topic 2: American Philosophy: Puritans through Transcendentalists) and Philosophy 351. Main currents of American thought in its first two centuries, with readings in Edwards, Adams, Jefferson, Emerson, and others. Religious Studies 346 (Topic 1) and 361 (Topic 1: American Philosophy: Puritans through Transcendentalists) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 2: Religion in American Political Thought. Same as Government 335M (Topic 5: Religion in American Political Thought). Religious Studies 346 (Topic 2) and 361 (Topic 9: Religion in American Political Thought) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

351. Topics in South Asian Religion and Culture.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Early Art of India. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 15: Early Art of India). Artistic achievements of South Asia up to 1000, with a focus on the function and meaning of works of art within the context of Indian culture. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 372 (Topic: Early Art of India), Religious Studies 351 (Topic 1), 361 (Topic 35: Early Art of India). Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

Topic 2: Formation of Indian Art. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 18: Formation of Indian Art). The major artistic achievements of South Asia up to 500, within the context of Indian culture. Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 372 (Topic 1: Early Indian Art and Aesthetic Theory), 372 (Topic: Formation of Indian Art), Asian Studies 372 (Topic 4: Early Indian Art and Aesthetic Theory), Religious Studies 351 (Topic 2), 361 (Topic 7: Early Indian Art and Aesthetic Theory), 361 (Topic 36: Formation of Indian Art). Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

Topic 3: Death Rituals and Doctrines. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 23: Death Rituals and Doctrines). Religious Studies 351 (Topic 3) and 361 (Topic: Death Rituals and Doctrines) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 4: Buddhist Art. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 24: Buddhist Art). Only one of the following may be counted: Art History 372 (Topic: Buddhist Art), Religious Studies 351 (Topic 4), 361 (Topic: Buddhist Art). Prerequisite: For art history and visual art studies majors, Art History 302 and 303; for others, at least one of the following is advisable but not required: Art History 301, 302, 303.

352. Topics in East Asian Religion and Culture.
Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Shamanism in Central Asia. Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 30: Shamanism in Central Asia); Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 340 (Topic 4: Shamanism in Central Asia); Middle Eastern Studies 326 (Topic 1: Shamanism in Central Asia); and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 345 (Topic 3: Shamanism in Central Asia). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Post-Soviet and East European Studies 345 (Topic: Shamanism in Central Asia), Religious Studies 352 (Topic 1), 361 (Topic: Shamanism in Central Asia). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

353. Topics in Religion and Culture of the Biblical World.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester; additional hours may be required by some topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

353D. The Dead Sea Scrolls.
Same as History 366N (Topic 8: The Dead Sea Scrolls), Jewish Studies 361 (Topic 4: The Dead Sea Scrolls), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 341 (Topic 14: The Dead Sea Scrolls), and Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 13: The Dead Sea Scrolls). Religious Studies 353D and 361 (Topic 31: Dead Sea Scrolls) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

354. Topics in Jewish History and Culture, Classical to Modern.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Jewish Prayer: The Siddur. Same as Jewish Studies 361 (Topic 1: Jewish Prayer: The Siddur), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 341 (Topic 13: Jewish Prayer: The Siddur), and Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 12: Jewish Prayer: The Siddur). The philosophical basis, nature, and historical development of Jewish prayer as it is reflected in the Jewish prayer book, the Siddur. Religious Studies 354 (Topic 1) and 361 (Topic 29: Jewish Prayer: The Siddur) may not both be counted). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

354D. The Bible and History.
Same as History 372P, Jewish Studies 361 (Topic 3: The Bible and History), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 341 (Topic 1: The Bible and History), and Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 3: The Bible and History). The critical uses of biblical and extrabiblical data in the reconstruction of the history of the biblical period. Religious Studies 354D and 361 (Topic 14: The Bible and History) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

355. The Bible as Literature.
Same as English 358J. In-depth literary study of the Bible, with emphasis on the formal features of narrative, hymn, prophecy, apocalypse, gospel, and epistle. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

355D. Reformation Theology.
Same as English 322 (Topic 10: Reformation Theology), Germanic Civilization 360E (Topic 1: Reformation Theology), and History 366N (Topic 3: Reformation Theology). Religious Studies 355D and 361 (Topic 17: Reformation Theology) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing.

355E. Topics in Christian History and Culture, Medieval to Modern.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Heresy and the Inquisition. Same as History 350L (Topic 33: Heresy and the Inquisition). Religious Studies 355E (Topic 1) and 361 (Topic 27: Heresy and the Inquisition) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

355K. The Bible in British and American Literature.
Same as English 358K. The reading of biblical masterpieces as literature; consideration of different versions of the Bible and their influence on English and American literature. Religious Studies 355K and 361 (Topic 20: The Bible in English and American Literature) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

355M. Reading Images: Icons and Beliefs.
Same as Humanities 350 (Topic 4: Reading Images: Icons and Beliefs). The content (not the aesthetics or the technical, compositional features) of selected Renaissance paintings, sculptures, and prints. Religious Studies 355M and 361 (Topic 30: Renaissance Art: Beliefs, Images, and Ideas) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

356. Major Works on Religion and Interpretation.
Same as American Studies 327 (Topic 1: Major Works on Religion and Interpretation), History 366N (Topic 2: Major Works on Religion and Interpretation), and Philosophy 356 (Topic 1: Major Works on Religion and Interpretation). Survey of a selection of works that have made a significant contribution to discourse on religious thought. Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

361. Topics in Religious Studies.
Three lecture hours or two lecture hours and one laboratory/discussion hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some topics partially fulfill legislative requirement for American history; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 8: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth. Same as English 322 (Topic 2: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth), European Studies 361 (Topic 6: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth), and Germanic Civilization 340E (Topic 1: Introduction to Germanic Religion and Myth). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For English majors, Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 15: Religion, Violence, and Nonviolence. Same as Sociology 321J. Historical examination of religious beliefs and practices regarding warfare and violence. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Religious Studies 361 (Topic 15) and Sociology 321K (Topic: Religion, Violence, and Nonviolence) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 19: Death. Same as English 376L (Topic 6: Death). Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Composition 306 and English 316K or their equivalents, and three additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in either English or rhetoric and composition.

362. Independent Research in Religious Studies.
Tutorially directed research in religious studies. Conference course. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

363. Topics in Islamic History and Culture, Classical to Modern.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Sufism: Islamic Mysticism and Spirituality. Same as Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 10: Sufism: Islamic Mysticism and Spirituality), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 24: Sufism: Islamic Mysticism and Spirituality), and Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 16: Sufism: Islamic Mysticism and Spirituality). Muslim debates on Sufism; the historical development of Sufi beliefs regarding theology, religious laws, expression, and popular social practices. Only one of the following may be counted: Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic: Sufism: History and Doctrines), Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic: Sufism: History and Doctrines), Religious Studies 361 (Topic: Sufism: History and Doctrines), 363 (Topic 1). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

364. Topics in Islamic Religion.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: The Islamic Middle East in the Visual Arts. Same as Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 1: The Islamic Middle East in the Visual Arts), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 12: The Islamic Middle East in the Visual Arts), and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 16: The Islamic Middle East in the Visual Arts). Religious Studies 361 (Topic 32: The Islamic Middle East in the Visual Arts) and 364 (Topic 1) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 2: Popular Iranian Rituals and Traditions. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 18: Popular Iranian Rituals and Traditions), Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 3: Popular Iranian Rituals and Traditions), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 14: Popular Iranian Rituals and Traditions), and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 18: Popular Iranian Rituals and Traditions). Adoption of old Persian cultural heritage into Islamic practices, past and present. Religious Studies 361 (Topic 33: Popular Iranian Rituals and Traditions) and 364 (Topic 2) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 3: The Islamic City. Same as History 366N (Topic 12: The Islamic City), Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 4: The Islamic City), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 18: The Islamic City), and Middle Eastern Studies 321K (Topic 8: The Islamic City). Only one of the following may be counted: African and African American Studies 374 (Topic 24: The Islamic City), Religious Studies 361 (Topic 38: The Islamic City), 364 (Topic 3). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 4: The Mosque. Same as Asian Studies 372 (Topic 22: The Mosque), Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 6: The Mosque), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 20: The Mosque), and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 21: The Mosque). The mosque and how it relates to art, architecture, and worship. African and African American Studies 374 (Topic: The Mosque) and Religious Studies 364 (Topic 4) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For architecture majors, Architecture 318L and 328; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 5: Islamic Art and Architecture, 700 to the Present. Same as Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 8: Islamic Art and Architecture, 700 to the Present), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 22: Islamic Art and Architecture, 700 to the Present), and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 22: Islamic Art and Architecture, 700 to the Present). The history and theory of Muslim art and architecture: the distinctive styles, conventions, and interpretations that characterize the art and architecture of Muslim societies. Prerequisite: For architecture majors, Architecture 318L and 328; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 6: Art and Architecture of Islamic Spain and North Africa. Same as Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 9: Art and Architecture of Islamic Spain and North Africa), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 23: Art and Architecture of Islamic Spain and North Africa), and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 23: Art and Architecture of Islamic Spain and North Africa). Religious, domestic, and palatial art and architecture of Islamic Spain and North Africa under the Nasarids from the thirteenth century onward. Prerequisite: For architecture majors, Architecture 318L and 328; for others, upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

Topic 7: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles. Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 29: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles), Islamic Studies 372 (Topic 11: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 372 (Topic 25: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles), and Middle Eastern Studies 322K (Topic 24: Sacred and Ceremonial Textiles). Textiles and material objects indigenous to the Islamic world, and what they reveal about the culture of various Islamic societies. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

365. Topics in Ancient Religion.
Three lecture hours a week for one semester; additional hours may be required by some topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Rome and Jerusalem. Same as History 321G, Jewish Studies 361 (Topic 2: Rome and Jerusalem), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 341 (Topic 7: Rome and Jerusalem), and Middle Eastern Studies 320 (Topic 2: Rome and Jerusalem). A study of daily life in Israel during the Roman period, focusing on Jerusalem, ancient Palestinian synagogues and churches, Jewish and Christian symbolism, agriculture, warfare, and burial practices. Religious Studies 361 (Topic 24: Rome and Jerusalem) and 365 (Topic 1) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

366. Topics in Religions of the Americas.
May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some topics partially fulfill legislative requirement for American history; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Religious Reformation: The Mormon Experience. Same as History 350L (Topic 47: Religious Reformation: The Mormon Experience). Religious Studies 361 (Topic: Religious Reformation: The Mormon Experience) and 366 (Topic 1) may not both be counted. Partially fulfills legislative requirement for American history. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

679H. Honors Tutorial Course.
Supervised individual reading for one semester, followed by research and writing to produce a substantial paper on a specific topic in religious studies, to be completed during the second semester. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 679HA, upper-division standing and admission to the Religious Studies Honors Program; for 679HB, Religious Studies 679HA.

Other Courses of Interest

For a description of each of the following courses, see the section of this chapter for the department that offers the course.

Greek 319. New Testament Greek: The Gospels.

Greek 328. Christian Greek.

Hebrew 322. Introduction to Hebrew Literature.

 


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Undergraduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - The University
Chapter 2 - School of Architecture
Chapter 3 - Red McCombs School of Business
Chapter 4 - College of Communication
Chapter 5 - College of Education
Chapter 6 - College of Engineering
Chapter 7 - College of Fine Arts
Chapter 8 - College of Liberal Arts
Chapter 9 - Graduate School of Library and Information Science
Chapter 10 - College of Natural Sciences
Chapter 11 - School of Nursing
Chapter 12 - College of Pharmacy
Chapter 13 - School of Social Work
Chapter 14 - The Faculty
Texas Common Course Numbering System (Appendix A)
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