A minor in religious studies deepens students' understanding of various religious traditions and their own religious beliefs and values.
The courses in our religious studies minor have three objectives:
Philosophy majors may declare the religious studies minor, with the understanding that requirements for both programs must be individually met.
No student may declare a minor until they have declared a major.
Total Required Credit Hours 18 cr
Required Courses (15 credit hours):
REL 104: Introduction to Religious Studies
REL 321: World Religions
PHI 335: God and Religion
REL 360: Western Monotheisms
PHI 324: Zen Buddhism
Elective Courses (3 credit hours):
PHI 221: Philosophy and Yoga
REL 105 Introduction to Christian Thought
REL 107 Introduction to Islam
REL 121 Introduction to Jewish Thought
FLA/MCL 337 Greek and Roman Mythology
ENG 130 Biblical and Classical Literature
ANT 381 Religion, Myth, and Magic
ENG 330 Literature of the Bible
FAR 250 Art History I
FAR 251 Art History II
FAR 359 High Renaissance and Mannerisms
HIS 313/PSC 345 Politics and History in the Middle East
HIS 405 The Renaissance and Reformation
SOC 328 Sociology of Religion
Total required credit hours: 18
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