2020-2021 Catalog

Minor: Religious Studies, 18 Credits

Learning Goals for the Minor in Religious Studies:

Students who complete the Religious Studies minor will:

  • Identify concerns at the heart of human experience, especially those pertaining to the fundamental nature of reality, knowledge, and values;
  • Articulate the way religious communities have addressed these concerns throughout history, in relation to other social and cultural forces;
  • And respond to these issues themselves, building on a firm foundation of cultural literacy, analytic method, and critical intelligence.

Requirements

Required courses: (9 credits)

RS 115Introduction to Judaism, Christianity, & Islam

3

RS 120 Introduction to the Religions of Asia

3

PHIL 322Philosophy of Religion

3

or

RS 346Theory and Method in the Study of Religion

3

Three Religious Studies electives (9 credits)

Two of which must be at the 300 level or above.