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2014-2015 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EIU 4107G - The Idea of a University: Yesterday and Today.

(3-0-3) Through a close examination of one classic text, The Idea of a University by John Henry Newman, and five critical responses, this course will consider issues Newman raised in 1852: the place of religion and moral values in the educational setting, the competing claims of liberal and professional education, the character of an academic community, the cultural role of literature, and the relation of religion and science, all of which remain relevant today. No majors are excluded. WI

Prerequisites & Notes:
Completion of 75 semester hours.

Credits: 3