Guilford College offers History of Religion in United States, Spread of Buddhism across Asia and Native American Religions. The school also offers Introduction to Literary and Cultural Analysis, German Youth Culture and Communicating in Spanish for Business.
History of Religion in United States explores the interaction of American culture and religion. It analyzes the religious traditions of Jews, Protestants, Native American and Roman Catholics. It also examines the shift of religious views in America.
Spread of Buddhism across Asia is a study of Buddha’s life, the early development of Buddhism and the Mahayana reformation. The course also discusses the diffusion of the religion throughout various parts of Asia including China, Korea and Japan.
Native American Religions provides an overview of the religion of a number of Native American tribes including Sioux, Cherokee, and Navaho. The course focuses on the rituals, myths and lifestyles of these cultures. It discusses the interaction between the religions of these indigenous people and the American white cultural imperialism.
Introduction to Literary and Cultural Analysis introduces students to important cultural and literary texts. The course also covers the tools students need to understand and discuss such texts.
German Youth Culture provides an analysis of youth literature. It also focuses on film and journalism to which German youth is exposed. As a final project, students have to interview native German speakers.
Communicating in Spanish for Business covers the fundamentals of grammar with an emphasis on culture and oral communication. It also goes over vocabulary used in the workplace.