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1.0 course not designated as an essay course
0.5 course offered in first term
0.5 course offered in second term
0.5 course offered in first and/or second term
1.0 essay course
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0.5 essay course offered in first and/or second term
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1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks)
0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)
0.25 course offered within a regular session
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Many courses at Western have a significant writing component. To recognize student achievement, a number of such courses have been designated as essay courses and will be identified on the student's record (E essay full course; F/G/Z essay half-course).
A first year course that is listed by a department offering a module as a requirement for admission to the module. For admission to an Honours Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honours Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.
Studies of cultures and societies from Islam's precursors in the middle east through its dynamic global expansion. Touching upon religious thought, philosophy, law, politics, economic and social organization, architecture, art and music, the course is a useful background for later university courses in this subject matter.
Extra Information: 2 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial.
In the context of pressures on traditional Islam this course deals with selected issues such as: "clash of civilizations?" the concept and practice of Jihad; Islam in 'Western' media; the West in 'Islamic' media; Islam in Europe and North America; ethnicity and political Islam; and women and Islam.
This course places students with businesses, institutions, agencies and organizations in the community in order to complement classroom learning with experience in situations relevant to the humanities.
Prerequisite(s): At least 3.0 credits in humanities courses (English, French, History, Philosophy, Political Science or Religious Studies) at the 2000-level and above. Enrolment in at least second year in a Brescia humanities module (English, French, History, Philosophy, Political Science or Religious Studies) at the time of application.
Extra Information: 3 lecture/seminar hours during regular classroom weeks, 4-6 hours in community placement/project during placement weeks.