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PSYC402. Psychology of Religion

This course is designed to present the historic quest of psychology as it investigated man’s experience of religion and life. An effort is made to correlate the similar aims of psychology and religion as these two disciplines search for ultimate truth. The student will be provided an opportunity to document from personal life experiences the development of religious/spiritual ideas coupled with current scientific research as it relates to those religious experiences. Students will be challenged to grapple with the inherent conflicts and are as of harmony between science and religion and to integrate these two disciplines in ways that are meaningful to their own beliefs and experiences. Credit, 3 hours. Offered spring semesters. This integrated studies course fulfills a requirement for Section IV of the General Education Curriculum. Credit, 3 hours.