Minor in Religious Studies

Religious Studies takes historical, contemporary and comparative approaches to describing, analyzing and interpreting the beliefs, practices, art, architecture, literature, organizational forms, and music of the world's religions (Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism and many others). Religions are treated as part of human culture and as relevant to our world today, in private and public life, informing attitudes, ethics, media, geo-politics, etc. No previous knowledge or experience of any religion is required.

Required courses:

  • A maximum of three Religious Studies courses at the 1000 level
  • A minimum of two Religious Studies courses at the 3000 level or higher
  • ANTH 2233, HIST 3383, HUMN 2297, and SLGY 2277 count as Religious Studies courses for this minor.

A total of eight Religious Studies courses are required.