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Religious Studies (Minor)

The minor in Religious Studies exposes students to a variety of religious issues. 

​Course Requirements 

The Minor in Religious Studies requires all students to take any 6 courses (24 credit hours) in Religious Studies at the 100-, 200-, and/or 300-level:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select six from the following:24
REL 103
RELIGIOUS WORLDS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
REL 107
JUDAISM IN HISTORY: FROM THE BIBLE TO 1492
REL 108
JUDAISM IN HISTORY: FROM 1492 TO PRESENT
REL 109
THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE
REL 110
THE CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE
REL 111
THE AMERICAN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
REL 113
THE LATINX RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE IN THE UNITED STATES
REL 115
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
REL 116
THE ISLAMIC EXPERIENCE
REL 142
HINDU EXPERIENCE
REL 143
BUDDHIST EXPERIENCE
REL 161
NATIVE AMERICAN RELIGIONS
REL 171
INTRODUCTION TO THE QUR'AN
REL 180
INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLICISM
REL 183
THEMES IN CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT
REL 190
INTERPRETING SACRED TEXTS
REL 200
DEBATES ABOUT GOD
REL 201
RELIGION AND ETHICS I
REL 202
ETHICAL WORLDS: MORAL ISSUES ACROSS CULTURES
REL 205
RELIGION AND ETHICS II
REL 212
RELIGION AND POPULAR CULTURE
REL 217
ISLAMIC CULTURES AND SOCIETIES
REL 218
BLACK INTELLECTUAL TRADITIONS
REL 219
SLAVERY, RACE AND RELIGION
REL 220
PSYCHOLOGY AND RELIGION
REL 221
RELIGION IN SOCIETY
REL 222
CONTEMPORARY MORAL ISSUES
REL 223
LITERATURE AND THE SACRED
REL 224
RELIGION AND POLITICS IN THE UNITED STATES
REL 225
RELIGION AND THE ARTS
REL 226
TECHNOLOGY/ETHICS AND SOCIETY
REL 227
RELIGIOUS ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE
REL 228
BUSINESS, ETHICS AND SOCIETY
REL 229
MEDICINE, ETHICS AND SOCIETY
REL 232
ANCIENT ISRAEL: HISTORY, LITERATURE, AND RELIGION
REL 233
THE NEW TESTAMENT
REL 235
PAUL AND HIS INFLUENCE IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY
REL 236
VARIETIES OF JUDAISM IN THE GREEK AND ROMAN WORLD
REL 237
GODS IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE
REL 238
THE HISTORICAL JESUS
REL 239
RELIGION AND FILM
REL 241
RELIGION IN CHINESE HISTORY, SOCIETY AND CULTURE
REL 242
HINDU THOUGHT AND CULTURE
REL 243
BUDDHIST THOUGHT IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
REL 245
RELIGION IN JAPANESE HISTORY, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE
REL 246
TRADITIONS OF CHINESE POPULAR CULTURE
REL 247
LITERATURE AND RELIGION IN JAPAN
REL 248
LITERATURE AND RELIGION IN CHINA
REL 250
MYSTICISM IN RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS
REL 252
FORGIVENESS AND RECONCILIATION
REL 253
DESPAIR AND HOPE
REL 256
WELLNESS AND DISEASE IN RELIGIOUS PERSPECTVE
REL 257
DEATH AND ITS BEYOND: EXPERIENCE, MYTH AND RITUALS
REL 259
RELIGION AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
REL 260
RELIGION AND POLITICAL CONFLICT
REL 261
RELIGION AND CONFLICT IN SOUTH ASIA
REL 262
RELIGION AND GLOBALIZATION
REL 263
RELIGION AND POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
REL 264
COLONIZATION, RELIGION AND RESISTANCE
REL 265
ISLAMIST POLITICAL MOVEMENTS
REL 266
ISLAM IN THE UNTIED STATES
REL 268
MODERN JUDAISM
REL 269
JUDAISM IN ANTIQUITY
REL 270
WOMEN IN THE BIBLE
REL 272
GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN MUSLIM CULTURES
REL 273
JESUS ACROSS CULTURES
REL 274
IRELAND: RELIGION AND THE CONTEMPORARY "TROUBLES
REL 275
COMMUNITY AND AUTHORITY IN MEDIEVAL JUDAISM
REL 278
GENDER IDENTITIES, SEXUALITY AND RELIGION
REL 280
ROMAN CATHOLIC THEOLOGICAL THINKING
REL 281
ROMAN CATHOLIC LITURGY
REL 283
ROMAN CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT IN CONTEXT
REL 284
CATHOLICISM AS A SPIRITUAL PATH
REL 286
PILGRIMAGE, RELIGION AND POPULAR CULTURE
REL 287
ROMAN CATHOLIC MORAL THOUGHT
REL 290
LATINX LIBERATION TRADITIONS
REL 291
LOOKING FOR GOD IN LATIN AMERICA
REL 295
SHI'ITE ISLAM
REL 298
METHODS AND APPROACHES IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION
REL 300
THEORIES OF CULTURE AND RELIGION
REL 301
THEORIES OF RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY
REL 305
TOPICS IN RELIGION AND CULTURE
REL 320
TOPICS IN RELIGIOUS ETHICS
REL 322
FEMINIST ETHICS
REL 340
INQUIRIES IN WORLD RELIGIONS
REL 341
TAOISM: CHINA'S INDIGENOUS HIGH RELIGION
REL 342
ZEN MIND
REL 344
YOGA AND TANTRA
REL 351
LIBERATION THEOLOGY
REL 362
JEWS AND THEIR MESSIAHS
REL 370
FEMINIST THEOLOGIES
REL 382
RELIGION IN THE CONTEMPORARY UNITED STATES
REL 384
THE CULTURE OF AMERICAN CATHOLICS

Religious Studies Minor Online

Additionally, students interested in completing a Religious Studies minor online can choose any six of the following courses that are taught online.

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select six from the following:24
REL 107
JUDAISM IN HISTORY: FROM THE BIBLE TO 1492
REL 108
JUDAISM IN HISTORY: FROM 1492 TO PRESENT
REL 109
THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE
REL 116
THE ISLAMIC EXPERIENCE
REL 143
BUDDHIST EXPERIENCE
REL 190
INTERPRETING SACRED TEXTS
REL 201
RELIGION AND ETHICS I
REL 226
TECHNOLOGY/ETHICS AND SOCIETY
REL 228
BUSINESS, ETHICS AND SOCIETY
REL 229
MEDICINE, ETHICS AND SOCIETY
REL 233
THE NEW TESTAMENT
REL 237
GODS IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE
REL 238
THE HISTORICAL JESUS
REL 242
HINDU THOUGHT AND CULTURE
REL 243
BUDDHIST THOUGHT IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
REL 257
DEATH AND ITS BEYOND: EXPERIENCE, MYTH AND RITUALS
REL 269
JUDAISM IN ANTIQUITY

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