Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

RELI 528 901 (CRN: 23893)

RELIGION & GLOBAL POVERTY

Long Title: RELIGION AND GLOBAL POVERTY
Department: Religion
Instructor: Bongmba, Elias K.
Meeting: 11:20AM - 12:40PM TR FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 2
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 45
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 3-DEC-2021 4:39AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: Advanced study of religion and poverty in global context. Course materials will address religious, ethical anthropological theories of development, analyze specific themes economic and social development, examine the role of Faith Based Organizations and do specific case studies. Students will be graded on short reflections papers and a final term paper. Graduate students taking the course will be assigned 4 additional texts, do a major review of one of the texts, and do two class presentations on one of the texts. Cross-list: RELI 328. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 528 if student has credit for RELI 328.