Academic Programs

In the 2016-2017 academic year, LAMP will offer the following courses.

On the Campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology

IAC 2803: Global Religions and Community Engagement

Instructor: Deanna Ferree Womack, deanna.womack [at] gatech.edu

Spring 2017 – Tuesdays, 1:05-3:55

This course prepares students – fifteen Georgia Tech undergraduates and five masters students from Emory’s Candler School of Theology -- for global leadership through the study of world religions and service learning visits to religious communities in Atlanta. It emphasizes service learning through site visits and field research in collaboration with faith-based community partners. Through this course, students will come to understand the core beliefs and practices of the world’s major religions, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. Students will also encounter the unique manifestations of these faith traditions in America and the particular needs and aspirations of Atlanta’s religious communities. This is an introductory course intended for students majoring in any field. There are no prerequisites.

IAC 2803 Course Details

IAC 3803: Science, Engineering and Religion: An Interfaith Dialogue

Instructor: John D. Cressler, cressler [at] ece.gatech.edu

Spring 2017 – T/Th 4:35-5:55

This course will gather together a small and diverse set of students to explore a variety of topics related to the intersection of science, engineering, and religion. The course will include site visits. There are no prerequisites. Students seeking admission to the course must contact the instructor.

IAC 3803 Course Details


On the Campus of Emory University at the Candler School of Theology

WR 650: Islam in America

​Instructor: Deanna Ferree Womack

Resource Database on Islam in America (created by Candler students in Fall 2016)