Minor in Religious Studies

About the Minor

This minor provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of religion with much flexibility to accommodate individual student interest. Students will gain a global comparative perspective on world religions.

Admission Requirements

All prospective students should meet with an advisor from the College as soon as possible.

Program Requirements

Students must complete three courses from this list9.0-10.0
Introduction to World Religions
Worldview: Science, Religion and Magic
Sacred Traditions of the East
The Bible as Literature
Coexistence and Conflict: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Early Mediterranean
Philosophy of Religion
Students must complete at least 15 credits of additional elective courses, including a minimum of two different course rubrics:15.0-17.0
Introduction to World Religions
Biblical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Israel and Jordan
Worldview: Science, Religion and Magic
Anthropology of Interfaith Relations
Comparative Religious Ethics
Sacred Traditions of the East
The Bible as Literature
Mythology
Jewish Literature and Civilization
Jewish Literature and Civilization
Religion, Science, and Medicine in History
Race and Islam in Africa and the Middle East
Modern Jewish History
Modern Jewish History
Jewish Life and Culture in the Middle Ages
Jewish Life and Culture in the Middle Ages
The Reformation Age
Coexistence and Conflict: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Early Mediterranean
Witches, Demons, and Witch-hunters in European History
Contemporary Jewish Life
Yiddish Literature & Culture
Introduction to Eastern Philosophy
Judaism and Christianity: Two Religions or One?
Philosophy of Religion
Special Topics in Religious Studies *
Special Topics in Religious Studies *
Total Credits24.0-27.0
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