RCC 400D Diversity and Culture: Woman and Gender in Islam (3)
This course examines how Muslim women articulate their own status and issues in today's world. This course gives students the tools to analyze the means by which Muslim women negotiate tradition and modernity and whether an Islamic feminism exists. This course also reviews the specific challenges that Muslin women face from dogma, tradition, and culture. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of Distributive Core required
RCC 410E Global Environmental Awareness: Issues in World Eco-Literature (3)
This course examines environmental issues in contemporary literature from various cultures to alalyze how these cultures' histories and values address current environmental problems. Students will research, write, and present about efforts to resolve environmental issues in the places we read about and will integrate various perspectives into their own responses to these issues.
RCC 420J Justice and the Common Good: Drugs and Society (3)
This course explores the philosophical and justice issues around legal and illegal drug use, including personal identity, rationality and free will, excuses and punishment, social effect of drug use and distribution, and the correlation between drug use, mental illness and poverty. Prerequisite: RS 200 or RT 201. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of Distributive Core required.
RCC 430M Search for Meaning: The Meaning Athlete (3)
Athletes, through sport, explore, ethical decisions, the mind and body, life and death, patriotism, sex and gender, play, beauty and race--explorations that offer insight into a meaningful life. Prerequisite: Junior standing or completion of Distributive Core required.