UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH

Religious Studies


James Provinzano, Chairperson
Department Office: Arts & Communication 319
Department Telephone: 920-424-4406

I. FACULTY

Beane, Corley, Linenthal, Lishka, Taylor, Urbrock


II. DEGREES

Undergraduate: A major in Religious Studies can lead to the degree(s): Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Science.

Graduate: The Department does not offer a graduate program. However, students who complete a Religious Studies major may wish to consider advanced study at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

For specifics, please see the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Graduate Bulletin.

III. SUMMARY OF FIELDS OF STUDY

1. THE GOAL(S)

See the department for a listing of their goal(s).

2. THE MAJOR(S)

The Department offers one major: 1) Major in the Study of Religion - Liberal Arts.

3. THE MINOR(S)

The Department offers two minor(s): 1) Minor in the Study of Religion - Liberal Arts; 2) Minor in the Study of Religion - Secondary Education.

IV. ADMISSION/GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Any student in good academic standing at the University is eligible to become a major. Specific department requirements listed below.

To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Religious Studies major or minor. Refer to the following. for complete major/minor course requirements.

Those students seeking Wisconsin teacher certification must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their majors and minors in order to meet the requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.

V. REQUIRED CORE COURSES

Religious Studies

87-102 World Religions 3 cr.

87-104 Religions of America or

87-105 Honors: Religions of America 3 cr.

87-107 Religious Ethics 3 cr.

87-203 The Old Testament 3 cr.

87-204 The New Testament 3 cr.

Course Substitutions: Course 87-105 can be substituted for 87-104.

Comment:

To complete a Major in the study of Religion, students must earn a minimum of 36 credits in Religious Studies. Students are responsible for 15 credits in Religious Studies core courses and 21 credits in Religious Studies electives--18 credits of which must be upper level. (Students also may elect additional courses of related interest from other Departments.)

VI. THE MAJOR(S), WITH EMPHASES AND/OR OPTIONS

MAJOR IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION (Liberal Arts)

Required Credits: 36 minimum

Required Courses: Core Courses (15 credits) as listed above.

Electives: 21 Electives in Religious Studies are required--of which 18 must be upper level.

Course Substitutions: Substitutions may be arranged with the consent of the Department.

VI. MINOR(S)

1. MINOR IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION (Liberal Arts)

Recommended for students who wish to select courses related to their major and/or for personal interest and development.

Required Credits: 24 minimum

Required Courses: Core Courses

Other Requirements: Three additional courses in Religious Studies.

Course Substitutions: Substitutions may be arranged with the consent of the Department.

Electives: Additional courses beyond the minimum requirement may be taken from the Department and/or from the list of courses of related interest offered by other departments.

2. MINOR IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION (Secondary Education)

Recommended for students who seek licensure as secondary school (Grades 7-12) teachers.

Requirements: The same as for the Letters and Science Minor. (Education requirements, including teaching methods courses are taken from the College of Education and Human Services.)

Comment:

This minor is licensure by the Department of Public Instruction.

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Last Updated July 1, 1999