Two New Courses on Religion for Spring 2017
These are two exciting new courses for the spring 2017 semester.
"Science, Engineering and Religion: An Interfaith Dialogue"
IAC 3803, T/Th 4:35 - 5:55pm
Course Description: This course seeks to prepare students for leadership in a globally-focused, multi-cultural technological world by ensuring their religious literacy and engaging in meaningful dialogue on contemporary topics spanning the boundaries of science, engineering and religion, particularly within the context of multi-faith diversity. The course addresses foundational material in the on-going dialogue between scientific and religious worldviews, as well as reading, research and in-depth discussion of wide variety of contemporary topics spanning science and religion (the specific topics addressed are student-prioritized). Service learning, including both site visits within the local Atlanta interfaith community as well as a community service project, will be included. This course is offered in collaboration with the new GT-Emory LAMP (Leadership and Multi-Faith Program), has no prerequisites, and is intended for Georgia Tech undergraduates of all majors and years.
Prerequisites: (there are NO formal course prerequisites; open to UGs of ALL majors/years)
- An eagerness to engage in open and constructive discussion on a variety of controversial topics.
- An open-minded desire to learn more about other religious traditions and engage in interfaith dialogue.
- A desire to better integrate your own spiritual life and worldview with your chosen career.
Interested students need to contact Dr. Cressler directly (firstname.lastname@example.org) to apply for a permit to register for this course. Space is very limited. Act quickly!
- Workflow Status: Published
- Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
- Created: 10/05/2016
- Modified By: Amy D'Unger
- Modified: 10/10/2016