|Religion and Politics, basic course , 7,5 ECTS Credits|
|AIM OF THE COURSE|
|On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- account for modern religiopolitical history and debate in the United States, among other things including the civil religion debate,
- discuss modern American religiopolitical presidential rhetoric in different political fields,
- demonstrate ability to identify, analyse and problematise the religiopolitical phenomenon in the United States,
- demonstrate ability to orally and in written form, communicate the results of an independent study in the subject area of religion and policy, with an academic approach
|The course mainly consists of a study of the religiopolitical phenomenon in the United States, but also includes an opportunity to write a work in religion and policy with another focus.|
|The effort mainly consists of independent literature studies. The teaching is seminar-based. The student should be well prepared for the seminars, and participate actively and constructively in the seminar discussions. The students should write shorter reports and a final work. This final work is presented orally at a final review. In the course normally also includes acting as a student reviewer.|
|Submitted written assignments constitute the basis for the examination. To pass the course, active and constructive participation in the seminars is required.
Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.
Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.
|A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course|
|Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.|
|The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.|
|Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.
The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.