Religion B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

32 credits in Religion, including the following:

3 credit hours in related nondepartmental courses, chosen from the list of approved courses on the Department of Religion website, may count toward these 32 required credits.

CATEGORY A: INTRODUCTION TO RELIGION
Choose 1 of the following (these courses may also count to fulfill category B or C below; no more than 9 credits of REL 000-level classes may count toward the Religion major): 3
D2: Comparing Religions
D2: Religions in Asia
D2: What is the Bible?
D2:Religion and Globalization
D2: Introducing Islam
D2: Introducing Hinduism
LASP Religion Seminar
D2:Religion, Health, & Healing
Introduction to Jewish Studies
On the Meaning of Life
Intro Special Topics
Intro Special Topics
CATEGORY B: INVESTIGATING TRADITIONS AND CULTURES
Choose 2 of the following (only 1 REL 000-level course can count toward this requirement; REL 095, REL 096, REL 195, and REL 196 may count toward this requirement depending on content—consult Department Chair):6
D2: Religions in Asia
D2: What is the Bible?
D2: Introducing Islam
D2: Introducing Hinduism
Introduction to Jewish Studies
Christianity
Women in Christianity to 1500
D1: Religion in America
Religion&Pop Culture in the US
D2: Buddhist Traditions
D2: Religion in Japan
Studies in Christianity
Buddhism in Sri Lanka
CATEGORY C: ANALYZING PROBLEMS IN RELIGION
Choose 2 of the following (only 1 REL 000-level course can count toward this requirement; REL 095, REL 096, REL 195, and REL 196 may count toward this requirement depending on content—consult Department Chair): 6
D2: Comparing Religions
D2:Religion and Globalization
D2:Religion, Health, & Healing
On the Meaning of Life
Mysticism,Shamanism & Possessn
Religious Literacy
Ritualization:Rel,Body,Culture
Religion and Ways of Knowing
D2: Islam and Modernity
D1: Islam and Race
Moral&Rel Persp on Holocaust
Religion and Empire
Religion, Nation, and State
Religion and Secular Culture
CATEGORY D: THEORIES AND RESEARCH IN RELIGION
REL 100Interpretation of Religion3
REL 202Research in Religion Practicum (taken concurrently with one course in Category E)1
REL 203Senior Colloquium (taken in Senior year following completion of REL 202)1
CATEGORY E: ADVANCED SEMINARS IN RELIGION
Choose 2 of the following:6
Studies in Christianity
Buddhism in Sri Lanka
Religion and Empire
Religion and Secular Culture
Interdisciplinary Seminar