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2011 - Spring

College of Arts & Sciences (AS)

Church-State Studies (CHS)


CHS 3339
Law & Religion In U.S.
3339   Law and Religion in the United States  (Cross-listed as AMS 3339, PSC 3339, and REL 3339)
   An examination of the relationships between government and religion in the American experience. Special attention is given to United States Supreme Court decisions dealing with matters such as prayer and Bible reading in public schools, government aid to church-related schools, and religious liberty rights of individuals and churches. Note for undergraduate religion majors: This course or CHS 4360 will be accepted as three elective hours on a religion major, but will not be accepted for credit on a minor in religion or toward the six hour religion requirement by the University.
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01Open51N/A23372TR1100AM - 1215PMCRLLIB 3233Regular
Ken Johnson
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 4303
International Human Rights
4303   International Human Rights  (Cross-listed as PSC 4303)                                
Prerequisite(s): Upper-level standing.
   The philosophy and implementation of human rights protection in the United States and abroad.
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01Open101N/A13958MWF1010AM - 1100AMCRLLIB 3233Regular
Artyom Tonoyan
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
02Open54N/A25465MWF1010AM - 1100AMCRLLIB 3233Regular
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Graduate students only


CHS 4350
Rel & Terrorism/Modern World
4350   Religion and Terrorism in the Modern World  (Cross-listed as HON 4350)                                
Prerequisite(s): Upper-level standing.
   Religious-based terrorism and its motivating forces in the age of globalization and sophisticated information technology.
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01Open123N/A23727W0230PM - 0530PMCRLLIB 3233Regular
William A. Mitchell
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 4360
Religion & Body Politic
4360   Religion and the Body Politic  (Cross-listed as HIS 4360, PSC 4360, and REL 4360)                
   Theological foundations, historical roles, and political directions of religion in the body politic in the United States. Particular attention will be given to the ways in which religion has been and is involved in the body politic and the political consequences of religion in the life of the nation. Note for undergraduate religion majors: This course or CHS 3339 will be accepted as three elective hours on a religion major, but will not be accepted for credit on a minor in religion or toward the six hour religion requirement by the University.
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01Open11N/A25867----- 3Regular
Perry L. Glanzer
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 4367
Non-Christian Exp & U.S. Relat
4367   The Non-Christian Experience & U.S. Church-State Relations      
   The non-Christian experience in American society and political life, with particular attention to Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist, and Hindu experiences in America from the colonial era to the present.
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01Open157N/A25466T0230PM - 0530PMCRLLIB 3233Regular
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 4370
Politics and Religion
4370   Politics and Religion  (Cross-listed as PSC 4370)
   See PSC 4370 for course information.
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01Open53N/A25869TR0930AM - 1045AMCRLLIB 3233Regular
Brenda J. Norton
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
For graduate students only
02Open55N/A25870TR0930AM - 1045AMCRLLIB 3233Regular
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 4V13
Readings in Church & State
4V13   Readings in Church and State                                 1 to 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): CHS 2304.
   An independent readings course to be conducted with one of the professors in the Institute of Church-State Studies. May be repeated under a different topic, but not to exceed a maximum of three degree hours.
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01Open55N/A16589----- 1 - 3Independent Study
STAFF
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
02Open55N/A17059----- 1 - 3Independent Study
STAFF
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
03Open55N/A17061----- 1 - 3Independent Study
STAFF
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 5338
Sem Church/State Modern Europe
5338   Seminar on Church and State in Modern Europe  (Cross-listed as HIS 5338, PHI 5338, and REL 5338)
   A survey of church-state relations in modern Europe from 1648 to the present. Particular attention is paid to European separationist models, including laicite, secularism and belief in Europe today, and the increasing significance of Islam.
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01Closed00N/A26358----- 3Regular
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 5361
Religion/Politics in America
5361   Seminar on Religion and Politics in America  (Cross-listed as HIS 5361, PSC 5361, and REL 5361)                
   A readings and research seminar covering the relationship of religion and politics throughout American history. Special attention will be given to the ways that the intersection of religion and politics both shape and is shaped by the larger American culture.
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01Closed0-1N/A26368----- 3Regular
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 5V85
Ind Study/Church & State
5V85   Independent Study in Church and State                  1 to 3 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of instructor.
   A tutorial course for M.A. and Ph.D. students in church-state studies to supplement other course requirements. The student and the professor in the student's field of interest will jointly develop a study program on an appropriate topic of special study. No student may take more than six hours in independent study during his or her graduate program and no more than three hours per semester.
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01Closed50N/A16590----- 1 - 3Independent Study
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
02Open55N/A10063----- 1 - 3Independent Study
Charles A. McDaniel
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
03Open53N/A10064----- 1 - 3Independent Study
Peter L. Berger
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
04Open33N/A25860----- 1 - 3Independent Study
STAFF
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 5V99
Thesis
5V99   Thesis                                                                     1 to 6 sem. hrs.
   Students register for the thesis and receive credit when the thesis is finally approved.
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01Open107N/A15578----- 1 - 6Independent Study
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
02Open55N/A25863----- 1 - 6Independent Study
Charles A. McDaniel
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
03Open33N/A25864----- 1 - 6Independent Study
Peter L. Berger
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
04Open33N/A25865----- 1 - 6Independent Study
Barry G. Hankins
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
05Open32N/A26092----- 1 - 6Independent Study
Francis J. Beckwith
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental request required


CHS 6100
Resrch/Writing Church-State
6100   Research and Writing in Church-State Studies
Prerequisite(s): Completion of necessary coursework for a Ph.D in the Church-State Studies or the Religion, Politics, and Society program.
   This course is designed to strengthen the student's research and writing skills and knowledge of methodology in order to prepare for the dissertation prospectus. May be repeated once for credit with the director's approval.
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01Open109N/A23374----- 1Independent Study
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required


CHS 6101
Prospectus Research/Developmnt
6101   Prospectus Research and Development
Prerequisite(s): CHS 6100.
   This course is designed to facilitate the development of the doctoral dissertation prospectus and preparation for comprehensive examinations leading to candidacy for the degree in Church-State Studies or Religion, Politics, and Society.
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01Open103N/A23375----- 1Independent Study
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required


CHS 6333
Religion, Politics and Society
6333   Religion, Politics, and Society  (Cross-listed as SOC 6333)
   Analysis of religious change at the societal level with an emphasis on church-state relationships.
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01Cancelled00N/A21848----- 3Regular
STAFF
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 6366
Sem Secular/Desecularization
6366   Seminar in Secularization and Desecularization
   A survey of secularization in theory and practice, from its origins to contemporary theoretical debates. Topics covered include the origins of secularism, atheism as a secular religion, market models of secularization, and the concept of desecularization.
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01Open156N/A25467M0230PM - 0530PMCRLLIB 3233Regular
Christopher Marsh
Peter L. Berger
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011


CHS 6V99
Dissertation
6V99   Dissertation                                                             1 to 12 sem. hrs.
   Supervised research for the doctoral dissertation. A minimum of twelve semester hours will be received upon completion of the dissertation, which is required of all doctoral students.
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01Open122N/A15581----- 1 - 12Independent Study
Christopher Marsh
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
02Open51N/A25857----- 1 - 12Independent Study
Charles A. McDaniel
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
03Open55N/A25858----- 1 - 12Independent Study
Peter L. Berger
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
04Open55N/A25859----- 1 - 12Independent Study
Barry G. Hankins
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
05Open32N/A25866----- 1 - 12Independent Study
Perry L. Glanzer
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
06Open32N/A25871----- 1 - 12Independent Study
Francis J. Beckwith
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
07Open32N/A25888----- 1 - 12Independent Study
Jerold L. Waltman
Start Date: 01/10/2011; End Date: 05/10/2011
Departmental approval required
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