Religion B.A.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

Thirty-two 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; no more than 9 credits of REL 000-level classes may count toward the Religion major):

Category A: Introduction to Religion
Choose one of the following (this course may also count to fulfill category B or C below):3
D2: Comparing Religions
D2: Religions in Asia
D2: What is the Bible?
D2:Religions in Africa
Integrated Humanities
Integrated Humanities
D2:Religion and Globalization
D2: Introducing Islam
Introduction to Jewish Studies
Religion & Race in America
On the Meaning of Life
Phil Questions & Rel Responses
Intro Special Topics
Intro Special Topics
Category B: Investigating Traditions and Cultures
Choose three of the following (only one REL 000-level course can count toward this requirement):9
D2: Religions in Asia
D2: What is the Bible?
D2:Religions in Africa
D2: Introducing Islam
Introduction to Jewish Studies
Western Religious Thought
Jewish Scriptures
Judaism
Christianity
Women in Christianity to 1500
D1: Religion in America
Religion&Pop Culture in the US
D2: Islam
D2:Studies in Hindu Traditions
D2: Buddhist Traditions
D2: Religion in Japan
D2: Religion in China
D2:Women & Religion in Africa
D2:Christianity in Africa
Studies in Judaica
Studies in Christianity
Studies in Western Rel Thought
Studies in Islam
D2:Buddhism in Sri Lanka
Category C: Analyzing Problems in Religion
Choose two of the following (only one REL 000-level course can count toward this requirement):6
D2: Comparing Religions
D2:Religion and Globalization
Religion & Race in America
On the Meaning of Life
Phil Questions & Rel Responses
Sacred Sounds
Mysticism,Shamanism & Possessn
Rel Perspectives on Death
Myth, Symbol & Ritual
Ritualization:Rel,Body,Culture
Religion and Ways of Knowing
D1:Caribbean Religion & Beyond
D1:Religion and Race in US
Studies in Gender & Religion
Moral&Rel Persp on Holocaust
Religion, Nation, and State
Religion and Secular Culture
Tpcs in Hist & Phenom of Rel
Tpcs in Hist & Phenom of Rel
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 two of the following:6
Studies in Judaica
Studies in Christianity
Studies in Western Rel Thought
Studies in Islam
D2:Buddhism in Sri Lanka
Studies in Asian Religions
Religion and Secular Culture
Tpcs in Hist & Phenom of Rel
Tpcs in Hist & Phenom of Rel
Interdisciplinary Seminar
Interdisciplinary Seminar