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REL 1135 American Religious Movements

Examination of the history of unique American religious movements and their impact on our culture and thought.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Religious Studies
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Discuss the history and development of the traditions, identify the religious groups that are uniquely American in origin and practice and analyze the interaction between the faiths and the culture from which they arise.
  • Compare and contrast American Religious Movements from a variety of perspectives. Engage in rational discourse in a respectful manner and reflect critically on specific socio-historical contexts.
  • Identify, examine and discuss the patterns and parallels across American traditions and historical contexts. Interpret the pervasive themes in American religious history.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3