Courses

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General Electives—maximum of 3 credit hours

3

Day

Start Time

End Time

Professor

HIST 2351

Life in the Medieval World, 1095-1350

MWF

2:00 pm

2:50 pm

Lopez, Bianca

HIST 3390

Modern Middle East: 1914 To Present

MW

3:00 pm

4:20 pm

Ates, Sabri

RELI 1304

Introduction to Western Religions

MWF

11:00 am

11:50 am

Lamoreaux, John

Focused Electives—minimum of 9 credit hours

9

Day

Start Time

End Time

Professor

RELI 1311

Judaism, Christianity and the Bible

MWF

2:00 pm

2:50 pm

Cogley, Richard

RELI 3319

Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

TR

5:00 pm

6:20 pm

Frolov, Serge

RELI 3347

Dallas’ House of Worship

W

3:00 pm

5:50 pm

Lander, Shira

RELI 3360

The History of Judaism

TR

3:30 pm

4:50 pm

Frolov, Serge

 

 

ENGL

3385

001

Literature of the Holocaust

MWF

9:00 AM

9:50 AM

Satz,Martha G

HIST

3365

003

Problems in European History

MWF

2:00 PM

2:50 PM

Lopez,Bianca

HIST

3390

001

Modern Middle East 1914-Presnt

MW

3:00 PM

4:20 PM

Ates,Sabri

PLSC

4363

001

Religion and Politics

TR

11:00 AM

12:20 PM

Wilson,James M

RELI

1304

001

Intro to Western Religions

MWF

11:00 AM

11:50 AM

Lamoreaux,John C

RELI

1304

002

Intro to Western Religions

TR

11:00 AM

12:20 PM

Chancey,Mark Alan

RELI

1311

001

Judaism,Christianty& the Bible

MWF

12:00 PM

12:50 PM

Cogley,Richard W

RELI

3319

701

Old Testament

TR

5:00 PM

6:20 PM

Frolov,Serge

RELI

3347

001

Dallas' Houses of Worship

W

3:00 PM

5:50 PM

Lander,Shira Li

RELI

3383

001

Reel Judaism

TR

2:00 PM

3:20 PM

Lander,Shira Li

 

ARHS

3324

ART/CULTURES OF MEDIEVAL SPAIN

TR

9:30 AM ˗ 10:50 AM

Joyner, Danielle Beth

ENGL

3365

JEWISH AMERICAN LITERATURE

TR

12:30 PM ˗ 1:50 PM

Greenspan, Ezra

HIST

3363

THE HOLOCAUST

MWF

1:00 PM ˗ 1:50 PM

Hochman, Erin Regina

PLSC

3345

GOVT & POLITICS OF MIDDLE EAST

T

3:00 PM ˗ 5:50 PM

Jordan, Robert W

RELI

1304

INTRO TO WESTERN RELIGIONS

MWF

11:00 AM ˗ 11:50 AM

Staff

RELI

1311

JUDAISM,CHRISTIANTY& THE BIBLE

MWF

12:00 PM ˗ 12:50 PM

Cogley, Richard W

RELI

3319

OLD TESTAMENT

TR

3:30 PM ˗ 4:50 PM

Frolov, Serge

RELI

3326

NEW TESTAMENT

MWF

1:00 PM ˗ 1:50 PM

Staff

RELI

3360

THE HISTORY OF JUDAISM

TR

5:00 PM ˗ 6:20 PM

Frolov, Serge

RELI

3383

REEL JUDAISM

TR

11:00 AM ˗ 12:20 PM

Lander, Shira Li

RELI

3390

ANTISEMITISM

TR

2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Lander, Shira Li

ENGL 3385

LITERATURE OF THE HOLOCAUST

Satz

MWF 10:00 - 10:50 AM

JWST 1300

INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH STUDIES

Lander

TR 3:30 - 4:50 PM

RELI 1301

WAYS OF BEING RELIGIOUS

Department

MWF 1:00 - 1:50 PM

RELI 1304

INTRO TO WESTERN RELIGIONS

Lamoreaux

MWF 12:00 - 12:50 PM

RELI 1304H

INTRO TO WESTERN RELIGIONS

Chancey

TR 9:30 - 10:50 AM

RELI 1311

JUDAISM, CHRISTIANTY & THE BIBLE

Lander

TR 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

RELI 3371

THE WORLD OF THE NEW TESTAMENT

Chancey

TR 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

RELI 3375

THE FEMININE DIVINE

Frolov

MW 6:30 - 7:50 PM

ARHS 3324

Art and Cultures of Medieval Spain

Joyner

TR 10:00 - 11:20 AM

HIST 3363

The Holocaust

Hochman

MWF 11:00 - 11:50 AM

HIST 3390

Modern Middle East: 1914 - Present

Ateş

TR 9:30 - 10:50 AM

RELI 1304

Introduction to Western Religions

Chancey

MWF 9:00 - 9:50 AM

RELI 3319

Hebrew Bible

Frolov

TR 2:00 - 3:20 PM

RELI 3326

New Testament

Chancey

MWF 11:00 - 11:50 AM

RELI 3360

The History of Judaism

Frolov

TR 5:00 - 6:20 PM

RELI 3383

Reel Judaism: Cinematic Representations of Jewish Life

Lander

W 6:00 - 8:50 PM

RELI 3390

A Persistent Prejudice: Antisemitism in Western Civilization

Lander

MW 4:00 - 5:20 PM

 


KNW 1312

Religious and Social Meanings of the Holy Land*

Chancey and Lander

Class Begins in Israel: Jan. 7

Last Day of Classes: Jan. 17

*Admission by faculty permission only


 


ARHS 3388

WHY WE GO TO AUSCHWITZ: ART, TRAUMA AND MEMORY

BERGMAN-CARTON

TR 11:00 - 12:20 PM

ENGL 3385

LITERATURE OF THE HOLOCAUST

SATZ

MWF 10:00 - 10:50 AM

HIST 3363

THE HOLOCAUST

HOCHMAN

MWF 11:00 - 11:50 AM

JWST 1300

INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH STUDIES

LANDER ET AL.

TR 11:00 - 12:20 PM

RELI 1304

INTRO TO WESTERN RELIGIONS

LAMOREAUX

MWF 10:00 - 10:50 AM

RELI 1304

INTRO TO WESTERN RELIGIONS

CHANCEY

TR 12:30 - 1:50 PM

RELI 1311

JUDAISM,CHRISTIANTY & THE BIBLE

COGLEY

MWF 2:00 - 2:50 PM

RELI 3348

TEMPLES, CHURCHES, AND SYNAGOGUES IN THE ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN

LANDER

TR 2:00 - 3:20 PM

RELI 3342

RELIGION IN THE US TO 1865

K. ENGEL

TR 3:30 - 4:50 PM

RELI 3352

LOVE AND DEATH

FROLOV

MW 6:30 - 7:50 PM

RELI 4388

SPECIAL TOPICS: SEX, LIES, CONSPIRACY, & MURDER: KING DAVID IN THE BIBLE AND BEYOND

FROLOV

MW 3:00 - 4:20 PM

 

ARHS 3324

Art and Cultures of Medieval Spain

Introduces the visual traditions of the diverse medieval cultures that coexisted from the fall of Roman Hispania to the cultural and political consolidations of Ferdinand and Isabella. Emphasizes instances of cultural coexistence and rivalry (“convivencia”) among Spain’s medieval Islamic, Christian, and Jewish cultures.

Patton

MWF 10:00 - 10:50 AM

HIST 3363

The Holocaust

Examines the destruction of the European Jews as they emerged from pre-World War I anti-Semitism and Nazi racism. Considers Jewish responses to genocide, the behavior of bystanders, and possibilities of rescue.

Hochman

MWF 11:00-11:50 AM

HIST 3390

Modern Middle East

This survey course introduces students to history and politics of the contemporary Middle East.

Ates

MWF 1:00-1:50 PM

MUHI 1322

Introduction to Jewish Music

Introductory survey of Jewish music from its origins to the present day.

Sargon

MW 11:00 AM-12:20 PM

RELI 1304

Introduction to Western Religions

A historical introduction to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Topics include Moses and ancient Israelite religion; Jesus and early Christianity; rabbinic Judaism; Muhammad and classical Islam; the birth of Protestantism; and Jewish, Christian, and Islamic modernism.

Chancey

MWF 9:00-9:50 AM

RELI 1311

Judaism, Christianity and the Bible

Explores how Jews and Christians have put together and interpreted their Bibles, the ways that contested readings have served as pretexts and prooftexts for interfaith conflict and shared readings have socially bonded the two faith communities, and academic approaches to studying the Bible.

Lander

MWF 11:00-11:50 AM

RELI 3324

American Judaism

An examination of Jewish life in America, including history, literature, cultural expressions, and religious beliefs from the 17th century to the present.

Frolov

TR 2:00-3:20 PM

RELI 3326

New Testament

An introduction to the writings of the New Testament, the formative events, and the people who played leading roles in the origin of Christianity.

Chancey

MWF 11:00-11:50 AM

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  • Audit fees are non-refundable
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