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CHST 4343 (3-3-0) Understanding Islam
FOR SPRING 2015 THIS COURSE WILL BE OFFERED AS INCS 4330 AND NO LONGER CHST 4343.
This course is an introductory examination of Islamic faith and practice, designed for those with little previous understanding of Islamic culture and its doctrinal beliefs. Students will learn to describe the principle features of Islamic religious beliefs and to identify differences between sects and groups within Islam. They will analyze Islamic influence upon Middle Eastern culture and consider how this fast growing religion will influence the shape of global geo-politics in the future.