Religious Studies Minor

Learning Outcomes

Graduating Religious Studies minors should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the beliefs, practices, and texts of more than one major religious tradition.
  2. Understand the diversity and complexity of religious traditions flourishing today.
  3. Comprehend the various ways religious beliefs and practices change in distinct temporal and geographical settings.
  4. Critically analyze significant questions and problems through the careful study of religious intellectual traditions.

For a 15-credit minor in Religious Studies, students complete the following:

RS 0101Exploring Religion (Shell)3
Select no more than three courses at the intermediate (200) level9
Select at least one course at the advanced (300) level3
Total Credits15

Courses taken in fulfillment of the core requirement in Religious Studies may be counted toward the minor.