REL 181 - FS: First-Year Seminar
Planned Offering: Each first-year seminar topic is approved by the Dean of The College and the Committee on Courses and Degrees. Applicability to FDRs and other requirements varies.
First-year seminar. Prerequisite: First-year standing. Fall 2012 topic:
REL 181-01: FS: Perspectives on Death and Dying (3). A comparison of ways in which various religious traditions, as well as modern secular writers, describe and conceive of death and the meaning of life in the face of our human mortality. Students study scripture, poetry, memoirs, novels, essays, and film, and write a journal and essays. Includes several guest speakers and visits to a funeral home and cemetery. Note: Should not be repeated in the future as REL 213. Marks.
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