Spotlighted Undergraduate Courses
Below, we have highlighted various Religious Studies courses that are on offer, including upcoming courses, Humanities "Signature" Courses, and Religious Studies "Gateway" courses.
Looking for our full undergraduate offerings? Visit the Courses page to see our full course catalog.
Religious Studies Courses Taught Every Year
RLST 10100 - Introduction to Religious Studies (Autumn)
RLST 11004 - Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (Autumn)
RLST 12000 - Introduction to the New Testament (Winter)
Recurring Religious Studies Courses (Taught Frequently)
RLST 11030 - Introduction to the Qur'an
RLST 20505 - Pagans and Christians: Greek Background to Early Christianity
RLST 23250 - Introduction to Islamic Theology
RLST 24114 - Justice in the Struggle of History
RLST 23880 - Villains: Evil in Philosophy, Religion, and Film
RLST 23905 - Is Buddhism a Religion?
RlST 24110 - The Ethics of War: Reading Michael Walzer's Just and Unjust Wars
RLST 24251 - The Bhagavad Gita: Contested Readings of a World Classic
RLST 25704 - Environmental Justice in Chicago
RLST 26101 - Buddhism
RLST 27250 - The Trials of Religion
RLST 28308 - Introduction to Byzantine Art
RLST 28511 - Star Wars and Religion
RLST 28705 - Christian Iconography
Humanities Signature Courses for AY 2022-2023
For more info on Humanities SIGN courses, click here.
SIGN 26068 - RLST 24550 "Major Trends in Islamic Mysticism" (Autumn 2022)
SIGN 26069 - RLST 24103 "Bioethics" (Spring 2023)
SIGN 26072 - RLST 28901 "Religion, science and naturalism: Is There a Problem?" (Spring 2023)
Our other signature courses, which will be taught again in upcoming years: