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Religious Studies Minor

This minor is designed for those students majoring in an allied discipline and preparing for graduate seminary study, or for students majoring in any other discipline but wishing to pursue the subject of religion for its importance in other fields. Students are also advised to consider other offerings in the humanities program. All interested students should consult with the program advisor or the coordinator of humanities.

What will I study?

Required Courses (5 credits)
HUMN 215 Introduction to Religion (5)

Select two courses from the following (9-10 credits)
ANTH 454 Myth, Ritual and Magic (5)
HUMN 315 East-West Philosophies and Religions (5)
PHIL 312 Philosophy of Religion (5)

Select two courses from the following (7-10 credits)
ANTH 454 Myth, Ritual and Magic (5)
ANTH 457 Witchcraft, Sorcery and Shamanism (5)
ART 417 History of Medieval Art (5)
ENGL 385 Mythology (5)
ENGL 387 Literature of the Bible (5)
ENGL 452 Chaucer (5)
HIST 325 Ancient Near East (5)
HIST 340 The Middle Ages (5)
HIST 341 The Renaissance and the Reformation (5)
HUMN 315 East-West Philosophies and Religions (5)
HUMN 440 Perspectives on Death (5)
PHIL 312 Philosophy of Religion (5)
PHIL 331 Chinese Philosophy (5)

Minimum credits for above minor: 21 credits

Note: special substitutions may be made with the approval of the program advisor or the coordinator of the Humanities program.

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