The Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies

BLS 300: Visions of the Creation

Visions of the Creation

What does it mean to be human? An essential part of being human entails discovering the answers to that question, and while there are many ways to approach it, it is addressed most directly in our stories of creation. They are the foundation stories upon which the other stories that constitute cultures have evolved. This class examines creation stories from cultures around the world and through time, in search of how humans have approached that most fundamental of questions. As you move through the course, you will encounter many different stories that will offer many different answers. You will keep one eye on the differences and the other eye on the similarities as you consider whether they're really different stories or just variations of the same story. The course will conclude by using the insights gained along the way to consider whether a consensus can be reached concerning what it means to be human.

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Spring 2015 Class Dates
Winter Session (POT W)
• 15 Dec: Session Begins
• 16 Dec: Add/Drop Ends
• 05 Jan: W Deadline !!!
• 20 Jan: Session Ends
Full Semester (POT 1)
• 12 Jan: Session Begins
• 16 Jan: Add/Drop Ends
• 06 Mar: W Deadline !!!
• 28 Apr: Session Ends
• 06 May: Exams End
BLS Session 1 (POT A)
• 12 Jan: Session Begins
• 16 Jan: Add/Drop Ends
• 04 Feb: W Deadline !!!
• 27 Feb: Session Ends
BLS Session 2 (POT B)
• 02 Mar: Session Begins
• 04 Mar: Add/Drop Ends
• 02 Apr: W Deadline !!!
• 27 Apr: Session Ends
• 06 May: Exams End

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