The Philosophy & Religious Studies Department is offering 4 different courses online this Winterim! Students can earn LE and GE credits in as little as 4 weeks with our courses.
PHIL 101: Introduction to Philosophy
- An introduction to philosophy through exploration of philosophical problems (e.g., the nature of knowledge, the nature of morality, free will, the rationality of religious faith) or exploration of canonical texts (e.g., Plato's Republic, Descartes' Meditations).
- GE IVB Humanities-Philosophy/Religious Studies, LE-K3 Humanities
PHIL 306: Ethics of Health Care
- Major ethical theories and their applications to personal and professional dimensions of health care functions. Survey of ethical problems that arise in health care situations through case studies.
- GE IVB Humanities-Philosophy/Religious Studies, LE-K3 Humanities, LE-R3 Civic and Environmental Issues
RELS 100: Intro to the Religions of the World
- Basic teachings of the world's major religions including tribal traditions, Western religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam), Indian religions (Hinduism and Buddhism), and Far Eastern religions (Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto).
- Essential Course for Barron County Students, Foreign Culture, Cultural Diversity 1 cr., GE IVB Humanities-Philosophy/Religious Studies, LE-DDIV Design for Diversity, LE-K3 Humanities, LE-R1 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity
RELS 110: Basic Issues in Religion
- A study of the meaning of religion, the nature of religious thought, and an examination of such issues as God, salvation, evil, and selected topics in the relation between religion and the secular world.
- Essential Course for Barron County Students, Foreign Culture, GE IVB Humanities-Philosophy/Religious Studies, LE-K3 Humanities, LE-R2 Global Perspectives