B.A. in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies - Religion and Culture Emphasis 48 months Undergraduate Program By University of Utah |Top Universities

B.A. in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies - Religion and Culture Emphasis

Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Theology, Divinity and Religious StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Major Requirements LANG 2010 - Introduction to the Study of Literature and Culture LANG 2020 - Language in Society CLCS 3600 - What is Literature CLCS 3610 - Current Trends in Critical Thinking CLCS 3670 - Comparative World Literature and Civilization Program Purpose Upon successful completion of the BA in the Literature and Culture Emphasis of CLCS, students will be able to perform close textual analysis (including in at least one non-English language area), have a strong foundation in literary and cultural history, as well as in the theories and methodologies of comparative studies. Upon successful completion of the BA in the Religion and Culture Emphasis of CLCS, students will have broad exposure to the methods of Religious Studies and to world religious traditions, as well as in-depth study of at least one religion; broad exposure to general theoretical trends and critical methods in the field of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies; in-depth practice in close textual reading and analysis; exposure to and practice in the theoretical trends and critical methods in the field of Comparative Literature; broad exposure to a range of cultural traditions and their attendant methods / knowledge across a variety of disciplines. Learning Outcomes Literary, cultural, and communicative competence in at least one language area other than English. Ability to read and analyze texts in at least one non-English language (Literature and Culture Emphasis). A minimum of standard proficiency in at least one language typically required for the study of religion, such as Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Arabic (Religion and Culture Emphasis). Have a broad sense of literary and cultural traditions in the target language area (Literature and Culture Emphasis). Understand key cultural differences between their own and the target culture (Literature and Culture Emphasis). Understand speakers of the target language in a variety of settings (Literature and Culture Emphasis). Ability to express themselves / defend their own ideas in the target language (Literature and Culture Emphasis).

Program overview

Main Subject

Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Major Requirements LANG 2010 - Introduction to the Study of Literature and Culture LANG 2020 - Language in Society CLCS 3600 - What is Literature CLCS 3610 - Current Trends in Critical Thinking CLCS 3670 - Comparative World Literature and Civilization Program Purpose Upon successful completion of the BA in the Literature and Culture Emphasis of CLCS, students will be able to perform close textual analysis (including in at least one non-English language area), have a strong foundation in literary and cultural history, as well as in the theories and methodologies of comparative studies. Upon successful completion of the BA in the Religion and Culture Emphasis of CLCS, students will have broad exposure to the methods of Religious Studies and to world religious traditions, as well as in-depth study of at least one religion; broad exposure to general theoretical trends and critical methods in the field of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies; in-depth practice in close textual reading and analysis; exposure to and practice in the theoretical trends and critical methods in the field of Comparative Literature; broad exposure to a range of cultural traditions and their attendant methods / knowledge across a variety of disciplines. Learning Outcomes Literary, cultural, and communicative competence in at least one language area other than English. Ability to read and analyze texts in at least one non-English language (Literature and Culture Emphasis). A minimum of standard proficiency in at least one language typically required for the study of religion, such as Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, Arabic (Religion and Culture Emphasis). Have a broad sense of literary and cultural traditions in the target language area (Literature and Culture Emphasis). Understand key cultural differences between their own and the target culture (Literature and Culture Emphasis). Understand speakers of the target language in a variety of settings (Literature and Culture Emphasis). Ability to express themselves / defend their own ideas in the target language (Literature and Culture Emphasis).

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