Subject:
Grade Level:
Credits: 4
  • 2018 Graduation Program
Pre-requisites:

Social Studies 10

Course Outline:
Start-up included: Yes

Comparative World Religion 12

Through the ages, religions around the world have shaped the political, social, and cultural aspects of the world. Understanding much of what has happened in human history and what is happening in societies today, can be understood by learning the historical and contemporary role of religions. 

In this course, we will trace the major developments in world religions and their role in shaping social institutions. Learners will see the similarities and differences in the major religions and examine the connections and influence they had and still have today.

Through stories, art, dance, ceremonies, architecture, and texts, we will explore historical belief systems and the most contemporary spiritual beliefs. While learning about these religions you will also build strengths in the core competencies