Prerequisites for all courses 500 and above are graduate standing and consent.
REL 500 Master’s Plan B/C Studies (1)
Enrollment for degree completion. Pre: master’s Plan B candidate with consent.
REL 600 History and Theory of the Study of Religion (3)
Survey of development of history of religions; application of methodologies from anthropology, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, and sociology.
REL 625 Applied Methods in the Study of Religion (V)
Practicum in methods of research, argument, and discourse in scholarly writing about selected topics in religious studies. Repeatable up to four credits. A-F only. Pre: 600 and restricted to graduate students in Religion only; or consent.
REL 630 Practicum in Field Research in Religion (3)
Independent field study of an Asian or Polynesian religion at an appropriate academic or religious institution abroad or in Hawai‘i. Repeatable one time. Pre: 600, 6 credits of area studies, and consent of graduate chair and instructor.
REL 650 Seminar on Western Religions (3)
Historical, theoretical and methodological issues in the study of Western religious traditions. Repeatable two times. A-F only. Pre: 600 or consent.
REL 661 (Alpha) Seminar on East Asian Religions (3)
Selected historical, thematic, and textual research topics in East Asian religions and traditions: (B) Chinese religions; (C) Japanese religions; (D) East Asian Buddhism. Repeatable up to six credits for (D), up to nine credits for (B) and (C). Pre: 661B or 661C for (D).
REL 662 (Alpha) Seminar on South Asian Religions (3)
Selected historical, thematic, and textual research topics in Indian religious traditions: (B) Indian religions; (D) Indian Buddhism. Repeatable up to three credits for (B).
REL 663 (Alpha) Seminar in Polynesian Religions (3)
Selected historical, thematic, and textual research topics in Polynesian and Hawaiian religious traditions: (B) Polynesian religions; (C) Hawaiian religion. Repeatable up to nine credits for (B) and (C).
REL 680 (Alpha) Pedagogy in Religion (3)
Theory, preparation, and practice in the teaching of religious studies at the community college level: (B) teaching religion; (C) teaching religion practicum. Pre: 650 for (B); 600, 650 and (B) for (C).
REL 695 Topics in Religious Studies (3)
Topics in the study of religion with special emphasis on theoretical approaches and concerns. Specific topics to be preannounced. Repeatable one time. Pre: 600 or consent. (Alt. years)
REL 699 Directed Reading and Research (V)
REL 700 Thesis Research (V)
Pre: consent of thesis chair.