2018-2019 University Catalog 
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2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Religion, B.A.

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The Religion major consists of a minimum of 37 credit hours including required courses REL 100 , REL 290  (3 semesters) REL 363(I) /REL 463(I)  (2 advanced seminars), and REL 491  (the Departmental Thesis/Project). Prerequisites apply to the following courses: REL 290  (requires one course in religion), REL 363(I)  and REL 463(I)  (each requires one course in religion and completion of ENG 131 ), and REL 491  (requires completion of two advanced seminars). Prerequisites are included in the 37 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 and Internships. For further information on Independent Study/Internships, contact the Department Chair. 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: 37

(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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