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Minor in Religious Studies

Pictured | Sheree Harris | Psychology / Minor in Religious Studies | Elkhart, Indiana (hometown)

Minor in Religious Studies

  • A grade of C– or higher is required in each of the courses that count toward the minor. A CGPA of at least 2.0 is required for the minor.
  • These courses are not offered every academic year. The minor is an interdisciplinary program administered by the Religious Studies Committee. Students must have a faculty advisor (typically the chair of the Religious Studies Committee) approved by the committee.

Minor Requirements (15 cr.)

All courses are 3 cr. hours unless otherwise designated.

One (1) course on religion in general, for example:

  • PHIL-P 371 Philosophy of Religion
  • REL-R 160 Introduction to Religion in America

One course on the Judeo-Christian tradition, for example:

  • PHIL-P 202 Medieval to Modern Philosophy
  • REL-R 152 Jews, Christians, and Muslims
  • REL-R 210 Introduction to the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible
  • REL-R 220 Introduction to the New Testament

One course on non-Western religion, for example:

  • PHIL-P 283 Non-Western Philosophy
  • PHIL-P 374 Early Chinese Philosophy
  • REL-R 153 Religions of Asia
  • REL-R 354 Buddhism

Two additional courses focusing on religion, to be chosen either from the above groups or from courses such as:

  • HPSC-X 336 Religion and Science
  • PHIL-P 342 Problems of Ethics
  • PHIL-P 381 Religion and Human Experience
  • REL-R 335 Religion in the United States, 1600-1850
  • REL-R 336 Religion in the United States, 1850-Present
  • PSY-P 365 Psychology of Religion
  • SOC-S 313 Religion and Society

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Academic Bulletins

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2017-2018 Campus Bulletin
2016-2017 Campus Bulletin
2015-2016 Campus Bulletin
2014-2015 Campus Bulletin

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