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RELIGIOUS STUDIES MAJOR/MINOR REQUIREMENTS

 

Religious Studies Minor

Required Religious Studies 102 and Religious Studies 108
Required 21 credits
Required one elective course

 

 

 

 

Course #
course title
units
Religious Studies 102
World Religions
3
Religious Studies 108
Introduction to Religious Studies
(Required Gateway for Majors)                                                                                           
3

 

Religious Studies Major Part I

Required Core Courses: nine credits total

 

 

Course #
Course Title
Units
Religious Studies 102
World Religions 3
Religious Studies 108 
Introduction to Religious Studies
(Required Gateway for Majors)
3
Religious Studies 475 
Senior Capstone in Religious Studies
(Offered once yearly.  Prerequisites of  Religious Studies 102, 108 and additional
18 credits)
                                                                                                                             
3

 

Religious Studies Major Part II

At least two courses from different religious traditions within the Traditions category (6 credits)
At least one course from each of the other three categories (9 credits)
At least 15 credits of 300-level courses
 

Distribution of Religious studies Courses for the Major:  27 credits total.

Courses and Categories:

 

1.  Traditions:  two courses required

course #
course title units
Religious Studies 210
Christianity
3
Religious Studies 211
Catholicism in America
3
Religious Studies 215
Judaism
3
Religious Studies 221
The Hindu Tradition
3
Religious Studies 222
Buddhism
3
Religious Studies 240
Islam
3
Religious Studies 285
African American Religions                                                                                              
3
Religious Studies 335
Chinese Religion
3
Religious Studies 337
Japanese Religion
3

2. Texts: one course required

Course #
Course Title
Units
Religious Studies 203
Hebrew Bible
3
Religious Studies 204
New Testament
3
Religious Studies 304
Hebrew Bible: Wisdom & Poetry
3
Religious Studies 309
Religion and Culture of New Testament                                                                             
3
Religious Studies 312
Jesus and the Gospels
3
Religious Studies 313
Letters of Paul
3
Religious Studies 314
Women and the New Testament
3
Religious Studies 315
Gendering Jewish Children's Literature
3
Religious Studies 320
Judaism in Comic Books

3

 Religious Studies 340 Hindu Myth and Ritual   3
 Religious Studies 354 Buddhist Myth and Ritual   3
3. Religion as Lived and Practiced: one course required

course #
Course title  
units
Religious Studies 104
Religions of America
3
Religious Studies 106
The Bible and Current Events
3
 Religious Studies 318 Religion and Sexuality  3
Religious Studies 344
Zen Practice
3
Religious Studies 345
Zen Art & Literature
3
Religious Studies 360
Judaism Since Gender
3
Religious Studies 361
Islamic Resurgence
3
Religious Studies 363
Mystical & Meditative Experience                                                                                        
3
Relisious Studies 364
Cults and Sects in America
3
Religious Studies 365
Religion and Children in America
3
Religious Studies 370
Radical Religion in America
3
4. Globalized Religion: one course required

course #
course title
units
Religious Studies 265
Women and Religion
3
Religious Studies 334
The Holocaust and American Memory
3
Religious Studies 338
Comparative Religious Ritual
3
Religious Studies 362
Religion and the Environment
3
Religious Studies 371
Global Fundamentalisms in Contemporary Perspective
3
Religious Studies 372
Religious Radicalism and Globalization
3
Religious Studies 380
Terrorism and Religious Violence
3
Religious Studies 381
Terrorism and Religious Violence: Applications and Issues                                                
3


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