Simon Muzenda School Of Arts, Culture And Heritage Studies

Bachelor of Arts Dual Honours in African Languages and Religious Studies

Not all modules will be on offer every semester

Level I Semester I

Core Modules

African Languages

HAFL 101 Introduction to African Indigenous Knowledge Systems

HAFL 111 Introduction to Linguistics

Religious Studies

HPHRS 111 Introduction to the Old and New Testament

RSH 103 Introduction to Theories and Methods in the study of Religion

School-wide Module

110 Introduction to Zimbabwean Cultures and Heritage

University-wide Module

HAPC 101 Academic and Professional Communication

Optional Modules

African Languages

HAFL 104 Introduction to Orthography

Religious Studies

RSH 105 Introduction to Philosophy of Religion

Level I Semester II

Core Modules

African Languages

HAFL 110 Introduction to African Languages Literature

Religious Studies

RSH 106 Introduction to African Indigenous Religion

School-wide Module

BHS 101 Introduction to Zimbabwean History

University-wide Modules

EF 105 Information and Communication Technology

RMS 101 Introduction to Research Methods and Statistics

Optional Modules

African Languages

HAFL 107 Oral Literature

HAFL 109 Phonetics and Phonology

Religious Studies

RSH 109 Elementary Hebrew

RSH 110 Elementary Greek

Level II   Semester I

Core Modules

African Languages

HAFL 204 Culture and Development in Zimbabwe

HAFL 207 Translation and Interpreting

Religious Studies

RSH 202 Old Testament Studies 1: Pre-canonical Prophecy

RSH 225 New Testament Studies I: Life and Ministry of Jesus and Palestinian Christianity

Optional Modules

African Languages

HAFL 202 Onomastics

HAFL 205 African Theories of Literature and Criticism

HAFL 206 Creative Writing

Religious Studies

RSH 201 African Indigenous Religions

RSH 208 History of Christianity in Africa

RSH 227 Studies in Religions of the World

Level II Semester II   

Core Modules

African Languages

HAFL 209 Morphology and Syntax

HAFL 212 Culture and HIV and AIDS

Religious Studies

RSH 216 Old Testament Studies II: Canonical Prophecy

RSH 230 New Testament Studies II: Hellenistic Christianity up to Catholicism

Optional Modules

HAFL 213 Poetry and Songs in African Culture

HAFL 215 Text Writing and Editing

HAFL 216 Western Theories of Literature and Criticism

Religious Studies

RSH 218 Religion and Gender Studies

RSH 231 Religion and Citizenship

RSH 220 New Religious Movements in Africa

Level III: Work-Related Learning

HALRS 301 Employer’s Assessment

HALRS 302 Academic Supervisor’s Assessment

HALRS 303 Work-Related Learning Report

Level IV Semester I

Core Modules

African Languages

HAFL 403  Novel

HAFL 405 Dialectology

Religious Studies

RSH 406 Studies in Liberation Theology

RSH 422 Religion and Heritage Studies

Optional modules

HAFL 402  Indigenous Games

HAFL 404 Trends in African Languages Literature

HAFL 407 Theories of Analysing Language

Religious Studies

RSH 401 Islam in North and West Africa

RSH 407 Religion and Ethics

RSH 408 Psychology of Religion

Level IV Semester II

Compulsory Module

HALRS 470 Research Project

Core Modules

African Languages

HAFL 406 Advanced Orthography

HAFL 409 Culture and Governance in Zimbabwe

Religious Studies

RSH 414 Christian History and Thought from Reformation to the Present

RSH 418 Religion, Politics and Human Rights in Africa

Optional Modules

African Languages

HAFL 411 Men and Women in African Literature

HAFL 414 Lexicography and Terminology Development

HAFL 417 Pyscho-Socio-Linguistics

Religious Studies

RSH 416 Islam in Eastern and Southern Africa

RSH 419 Religion, Culture and Development

RSH 423 Religion and Law in Africa

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