Courses Offered in the Spring Semester

Details for Spring 2023 PHRE (Philosophy and Religious Studies) courses are posted in the two tables below, and can be viewed by searching for "Philosophy" and "Religion" in the Radford University class schedule for the Spring 2023 semester. To learn more details about Spring 2023 courses and programs of study in Philosophy and Religious Studies, join our faculty for free pizza and bowling in The Bonnie Game Room, Wednesday, October 26, 6:00–8:00 PM. Faculty from the Departments of History, Political Science, and Sociology will also be there to share their course offerings and join in the fun! https://calendar.radford.edu/event/6251-bowling-with-professors

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During the Spring 2023 semester, the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies offers a number of dynamic and engaging learning experiences, in broad introductory courses as well as elective courses that address specialized topics. 

View the complete Class Schedule for Radford University. The Highlander Success Center offers assistance with questions about courses and degree requirements outside the department.

Philosophy Course Schedule for Spring 2023

Course Modalities

  • In Person = Traditional, face-to-face meetings on-ground
  • Blended learning, Flipped asynchronous = Some class meetings in-peron, Some course requirements asynchronous online
  • Distance learning, Asynchronous = Online- only course format, mostly self-paced instruction, no set meeting time
  • Distance learning, Synchronoue: Online-only course that meets at a set time on a weekly schedule
COURSE SECTION TITLE CRN INSTRUCTOR MODALITY / REAL DAY TIME
PHIL 112 01 Introduction: Ethics and Society (RUC) 21549 Shomaker Distance learning, Asynchronous (RUC) / E Online
PHIL 112 02 Introduction: Ethics and Society 21552 Shomaer Distance learning, Asynchronous (RUC) / E Online
PHIL 112 03 Introduction: Ethics and Society (Honors) 21344 Shepard In-person / E MWF 10:00-10:50 AM
PHIL 112 04 Introduction: Ethics and Society 21346 Zarella In-person / E

Tu Th 10:30-11:45 AM
PHIL 112 05 Introduction: Ethics and Society 21348 Axtell Blended learning / E Tu in-person / Th online Tu 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
PHIL 112 06 Introduction: Ethics and Society 21349 Zarella In-person / E Tu Th 12:30-1:45 PM
PHIL 112 07 Introduction: Ethics and Society 21351 Axtell Blended learning / E Tu in-person / Th online Tu 2:00-3:15 PM
PHIL 112 08 Introduction: Ethics and Society 23129 Shepard In-person / E

MWF 9:00-9:50 AM
PHIL 112 09 Introduction: Ethics and Society 23150 Axtell Blended learning / E Tu in-person / Th online Tu 9:30-10:45 AM
PHIL 115 01 Wicked Problems (Honors) 21354 Margaret Konkel (Design) In-person / E MWF 11:00-11:50 AM
PHIL 115 02 Wicked Problems (Honors) 21356 Fesmire In-person / E MWF 10:00-10:50 AM
PHIL 115 03 Wicked Problems 21357 Fesmire In-person / E MWF 12:00-12:50 PM
PHIL 215 01 Healthcare Ethics 21556 Shomaker Distance learning, Asynchronous (RUC) / E Online
PHIL 215 02 Healthcare Ethics 21557 Shomaker Distance learning, Asynchronous / E

Online
PHIL 217 01 Modern Philosophy: Renaissance to Present 21359 Goffstein Distance learning, Asynchronous / E

Online
PHIL 310 01 Professional Ethics 21360 Shepard Distance learning, Asynchronous / E, WI Online
PHIL 342 01 Philosophy, Science, and Values 21363 Axtell Blended learning / E Tu in-person / Th online Tu 3:30-4:45 PM
PHIL 421 Students needing PHIL 421 should register for PHIL 342-01 / 21363 and request a petition to count 342 as 421.

 

Religious Studies Course Schedule for Spring 2023

Course Modalities

  • In Person = Traditional, face-to-face meetings on-ground
  • Blended learning, Flipped asynchronous = Some class meetings in-peron, Some course requirements asynchronous online
  • Distance learning, Asynchronous = Online- only course format, mostly self-paced instruction, no set meeting time
  • Distance learning, Synchronoue: Online-only course that meets at a set time on a weekly schedule
COURSE SECTTION TITLE CRN INSTRUCTOR MODALITY / REAL DAY TIME
RELN 112 02 Survey of World Religions

21368 Thomas In-person / E Tu Th 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
RELN 112 03 Survey of World Religions

21369 Thomas In-person / E MWF 10:00-10:50 AM
RELN 113 01 World Religions for Healthcare Professionals 21370 Pollick Distance learning, Asynchronous / E Online
RELN 113 02 World Religions for Healthcare Professionals 21372 Pollick Distance learning, Asynchronous / E Online
RELN 113 03 World Religions for Healthcare Professionals 21373 Thomas Distance learning, Asynchronous / E Online
RELN 213 01 Healthcare and the American Religious Landscape 21374 Pollick Distance learning, Asynchronous / E Online
RELN 214 01 Cults and Unconventional Religions 21376 Thomas In-person / E Tu Th 2:00-3:15 PM
RELN 313 01 Religion and Culture 23130 Pollick In-person / E M W  4:00-5:15 PM
RELN 381 01 Religion and Experiences of Death and Dying 21377 Rothgery Distance learning, Asynchronous / E

Online