Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2024


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RELI 528 001 (CRN: 16062)


Department: Religion
Instructor: Bongmba, Elias K.
Meeting: 8:00AM - 9:15AM TR (26-AUG-2024 - 6-DEC-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 5
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 40
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 18
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 198) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 20-JUL-2024 8:42PM
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.