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Religious Studies (RL ST)

RL ST 146 (GH;US) (AF AM 146) The Life and Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr. (3) A survey of the civil rights leader including his religious beliefs, intellectual development, and philosophy for social change.

RL ST (AAA S) 146 The Life and Thought of Martin Luther King Jr. (3)

(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.

This course attempts to provide an accurate description of the life and thought of Martin Luther King, Jr., an historical summary of the civil rights movement and an understanding of nonviolent means of social change. The students degree of achievement will be assessed by means of short-answer and essay examinations (not to exceed three in number) and a research project. Each of these will be equal in weight. This course will count in the supporting courses category of the major and minors in African/African American studies. It also will fulfill additional courses credits in the Religious Studies Program. It may also fulfill GH and US requirements for non majors.

General Education: GH
Diversity: US
Bachelor of Arts: Humanities
Effective: Spring 2013

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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