The Major in Religion
Religion Faculty Advisors will work with students to develop an individualized program of study including:
- exposure to a variety of religious traditions;
- opportunities for study with all the departmental faculty; and
- learning and practice of diverse methods of religious study.
A major in religion consists of nine course units from among the following areas. No more than four 100-level courses may count toward the major (any exceptions to this will require approval of the Chair). All majors are required to enroll in Rel 370 and Rel 385 in their senior year (fall and spring sememesters, respectively). Please see below the requirements regarding areas of study required for the major.
|Three courses overall in:|
|Abrahamic Literature||Religion 112, 114, 115, 116, 217, 226|
|Historical Studies||Religion 125, 126, 223, 224, 227, 250, 295|
|Four courses overall in:|
|Theological Studies||Religion 121, 131, 212, 215, 253, 255, 261, 263|
|Religion and Culture||Religion 110, 133, 136, 225, 248, 251, 253|
|Ethics||Religion 165, 210, 211, 240, 245, 250, 246, 296|
|Internship||Religion 288, 386-388|
|Independent Study||Religion 286, 381-399|
|In the senior year:|
|Senior Seminar||Religion 370 (fall semester)|
|Directed Reading||Religion 385 (spring semester)|
The Minor in Religion
The minor in religion consists of Religion 370 plus four course units selected with the approval of an advisor. No more than two 100 level courses may count towards the minor. A student who minors in religion has the option of taking Religion 385. Directed Study in Religion as one of their four courses.