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BA HONOURS IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES (HRS)

Level 1:  A student shall take and pass 4 core courses and 8 optional courses from the list below

Level 2:  A student shall take and pass 4 core courses and 8 options or the equivalent of 80 course units from the list        

                below

Level 3:   A student shall take and pass 2 core courses and 6 options or the equivalent of 60 course units from the list

                under Level 2 above, which were not done at Level 2, and a Dissertation.

Level Course Code Description Prerequisite Course Units Status
1 HRS1010 Introduction to the Phenomenology of Religion 10 Core
HRS1020 Introduction to World Religions 10
HRS1030 Introduction to Old Testament Studies 10
HRS1040 Introduction to New Testament Studies 10
HRS1050 Introduction to Problems of Philosophy 10

Optional

HRS1000 Problems of Philosophy 10
HRS1070 Introduction to Sociology 10
HRS1080 Issues in Sociology 10
HRS1300 Elementary Biblical Greek: Grammar and Syntax 10
HRS1100 Elementary Biblical Greek: Reading and Translation 10
HRS1310 Elementary Latin: Grammar 10
HRS1320 Elementary Latin: Reading and Translation 10
HRS1330 Elementary Biblical Hebrew: Grammar and Syntax 10
HRS1340 Elementary Biblical Hebrew: Reading and Translation 10
HRS1350 The History of Christian Worship 10
HRS1360 The Practice of the Christian Worship 10
HRS1370 Aspects of Christian Thought: Northern Hemisphere 10
HRS1380 Aspects of Christian Thought: Southern Hemisphere 10
HRS1190 Basic Logic 10
HRS1200 Intermediate Logic 10
HRS1210 Introduction to Psychology 10
HRS1270 Issues in Psychology 10
HRS1230 Psychology and Spirituality 10
HRS1390 Psychological Perspectives on Religious Experience and Development 10
HRS1250 Introduction to Sociology of Religion 10
HRS1260 Sociology of Religion 10
2 HRS0010 Origins of Prophecy and Israelite Pre-canonical Prophets 10 Core
HRS0020 Israelite Canonical Prophets 10
HRS0030 Life and Ministry of Jesus and Palestinian Christianity 10
HRS0040 Hellenistic Christianity up to Early Catholicism 10
HRS0110 Introduction to Philosophy of Religion 10 Optional
HRS0610 Philosophy of Religion 10
HRS0620 Introduction to Political Theology 10
HRS0630 Political Theology 10
HRS0640 Introduction to Religion and Ethics 10
HRS0650 Religion and Ethics 10
HRS0660 Introduction to Christianity in the Roman Empire 10
HRS0200 Christianity in the Roman Empire 10
HRS0670 Christian History and Thought Pre-500AD 10
HRS0680 Christian History and Thought 500-1500 AD 10
HRS0710 Early History of Islam 10
HRS0720 Doctrine of Islam 10
HRS0770 Introduction to Christian Theology 10
HRS0780

Christian Theology

10
HRS0810 Introduction to Moral Theology 10
HRS0820 Issues in Moral Theology 10
HRS0590 Methods and Theories in the Study of Religions 10
HRS0580 Selected Themes in the Religions of the World 10
HRS0450 Introduction to the Study of Women in Religion 10
HRS0460 Women in Religion 10
3 HRS0550 Methods and Theories in the Study of African Traditional Religion 10 Core
HRS0560 Selected Themes in African Traditional Religion 10
HRS3370 Dissertation 40

Optional

HRS0070 Further Greek: Grammar and Syntax 10
HRS0080 Further Greek: Reading and Translation 10
HRS0090 Further Hebrew: Grammar and Syntax 10
HRS0600 Further Hebrew: Reading and Translation 10
HRS0730 Islam in Eastern and Southern Africa 10
HRS0740 Islam in Africa: Inter-regional Themes 10
HRS0750 Christianity in Africa from Antiquity to 1500 10
HRS0760 Christianity in Africa from 1500 to Present 10
HRS0790 Introduction to Issues in Science and Religion 10
HRS0800 Issues in Science and Religion 10
HRS0830 Selected Religious Texts 20
HRS0840 Introduction to African Theology 10
HRS0850 African Theology 10
HRS0570 Studies in Selected Religions of the World 10
HRS0540 Further Studies in Selected Religions of the World 10
HRS0470 Methods in the Study of the Old Testament 10
HRS0480 Selected Themes in the Study of the Old Testament 10
HRS0490 Methods in the Study of the New Testament 10
HRS0500 Development of Christian Faith and Doctrine in New Testament Writings 10
HRS0510 Special Subject 20
HRS0520 Philosophy and the Problem of AIDS in Contemporary Zimbabwe 20
HRS0530 Theological Teachings of the Church in Contemporary Zimbabwe 20
HRS0700 Christian History and Thought 1879 AD -present 10
HRS0690 Christian History and Thought 1500-1879AD 10

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