Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    Apr 24, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Religious Studies, B.A.

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Requirements for the Major:

A minimum of twelve courses including two Core Courses, plus five courses in an Area of Concentration, plus two courses devoted to a Senior thesis (REL 498  & REL 499 ), plus three other Religious Studies courses of which at least two will be outside the selected Area of Concentration. Relevant intermediate-level language courses can be substituted with the permission of the Director of the program.

Requirements for Honors in Religious Studies:

To be eligible for honors, the student must fulfill the following requirements: (1) a minimum index of 3.3 in courses in the Major; (2) a grade of at least “A minus” on the senior thesis; and (3) a grade of “distinction” or “high pass” in an oral examination based on the senior thesis. In addition, the student must satisfy College requirements for departmental honors.

Religious Studies Courses

The following is only a partial list of the classes counted towards the religious stdies major and mnor.  See the Director of the program for a complete list.

Areas of Concentration

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