Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Examining the Paranormal
RLCT 2136 Examining the Paranormal
Prerequisites:Any 18 credits completed
Antirequisites:RLCT 2067 if taken in Spring 2013
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:Is there life after bodily death? Can the human mind send and receive information without the normal senses? Is there extra-terrestrial life? This course examines paranormal topics such as ESP, psychokinesis, life after death, and UFO phenomena from a variety of perspectives: historical, philosophical, scientific, and psychological. Students discuss the function and critique of paranormal experiences within various religions; this may include indigenous traditions, Christianity, and new religious movements.