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Major Requirements

Major Requirements

Course Requirements

The Religious Studies major requires all students to take 13 courses (52 credit hours), of which at least six courses (24 credit hours) must be at the 300-level. 

The following five Core Courses are required:

Course Title Quarter Hours
REL 103RELIGIOUS WORLDS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE 14
REL 298METHODS AND APPROACHES IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION4
REL 300THEORIES OF CULTURE AND RELIGION4
REL 302THEORIES OF RELIGION AND ETHICS4
REL 390INTEGRATING SEMINAR (taken for Liberal Studies Capstone requirement)4

Students need to take eight additional courses (32 credit hours), at least three of which must be at the 300-level (12 credit hours) and the remaining at the 200-level.

Students interested in the specialized study of Catholicism or Islam should consult the Department of Catholic Studies or the Islamic World Studies Program.

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