2013-2014 University Catalog 
    Apr 25, 2018  
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Religion, B.A.

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The Religion major consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours including required courses REL 100 , REL 363(I) /REL 463(I)  (2 advanced seminars), REL 490  (3 semesters), and REL 491  (the Departmental Thesis/Project). Prerequisites apply to the following courses: REL 363(I) , REL 463(I) , REL 490  (each requires one course in religion) and REL 491  (requires completion of two advanced seminars). Prerequisites are included in the 36 credit hour total. Majors are required to take one course from the list of courses for each of the four distribution areas: World Religions, Spirituality, Scripture, and Religion in Cultural Contexts. Majors must also complete three or more Religion elective courses, which can include Independent Study projects. See Department Guidelines  on Independent Study/Internships. Finally, majors are required to complete both the Senior Evaluation form and the Senior Reflection essay which can be found on the department Blackboard site.

Minimum credits required: 36

(plus prerequisites as indicated)

Distribution Requirements:

Evaluation Requirements:

(To be completed during the last semester of senior year. If completed earlier, the evaluations will be discarded and must be completed again.)

  1. Senior Evaluation (on Blackboard)
  2. Senior Reflection Essay (on Blackboard)

Elective Courses:

  • Three or more Religion elective courses 9 credits

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