Religious Studies Minor

The Religious Studies minor provides an opportunity to study religion as a social, cultural, and political force in today’s world.  In this program, students gain an understanding of global traditions, sacred texts, approaches to the academic study of religion, and/or religious conflict and cooperation in the world today. 

Program Requirements

RELG 100Religions of the World3
or RELG 101 Understanding Religion
Select one of the following:3
Study in World Religions
Religion and Society
Study in Religious Issues
Seminar
Select 12 credits from the following:12
Religions of the World
Understanding Religion
Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures
New Testament/Christian Scriptures
American Religious Texts
Buddhism
Asian Texts
Hinduism
Taoism
Death, Dying and Afterlife
Religion and Ethical Issues
Religion and Culture
Religion in the United States
Religion and Social Activism
Asian Religions
Islamic Religious Traditions
African Religions
Africana Religions in the Americas
Native American Religion
Religion in Latin America
Christian History and Thought
Women and Religion
The Holocaust: Religious Perspectives
Study in Religious Texts
Religion and Society
Study in World Religions
Study in Religious Issues
Spirituality and Mysticism
Feminist Views of Religion
Theology
Myth, Meaning and Self
Philosophy of Religion
Psychology of Religion
Study in World Religions
Study in Religious Texts
Religion and Society
Study in Religious Issues
Seminar
Total Credits18