HIS 101/126 - Shamans, Prophets and Saints: Mystics in World History (Core/First-Year Seminar)
Three or Four Credits
“Strange” individuals who journey into other realms of consciousness have been central not only as spiritual or religious guides but as lawgivers, healers, poets, scientists, and even rulers. The course investigates three overlapping categories, tracing their history through various societies and cultural traditions, from Neolithic times up to the present.
Prerequisite(s): HIS 126 is a First-Year Seminar and open to First-Year Students only.
Considered a World History.
When offered as HIS 101, for 3-credits, fulfills the History Cornerstone Requirement.
When offered as HIS 126, for 4-credits, fulfills the First-Year Seminar and History Cornerstone Requirements.
Counts towards Elementary Education licensure.