PI 101 Introduction to World Religions (3)
This is an introduction to the academic study of the religions of the world. The course examines the personalities and basic principles and practices of the major religions of the world: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. Some religions and given to lesser known religions as well as indigenous religions and cults. Particular attention to some of those religious groups present in the CNMI. English Placement Level: EN 101
PI 201 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
This course provides an introduction to world philosophy, studying the works of great thinkers. Readings and discussions show how globally and historically people are looking for answers to the same philosophical questions: Who am I? Where did the world come from? Is there a God? How do I know what truth is? What is the right thing to do? English Placement Level: EN 101.
PI 290 Humanities Honors Seminar (3)
This advanced humanities course is conducted in a seminar setting. Students read, analyze, and discuss some of the fundamental philosophical and literary texts forming the bases of world civilizations, and develop a research paper based on the readings. English Placement Level: EN 202.