Religious Studies Blog

Posted on December 5th, 2022 by wheelerr

Fall Semester is wrapping up and Spring is just around the corner! We’ve got lots of exciting courses on tap for Spring 2023 – and who knows, it could be the start of your journey to being a best-selling author like Indiana resident, John Green, who majored in Religious Studies at Kenyon College.

If you haven’t registered already, or need to make changes, go to Student Central or schedule an appointment with your advisor. Contact our department mentor, Prof. Kelly Hayes, or department chair, Rachel Wheeler, with any questions!

In Person Courses:

Need GenEd credits? Check out REL R101 Religion and Culture with Prof. Andrea Jain, or REL R103 The Bible and Culture with Prof. Tom Davis. Interested in learning more about the New Testament? Check out REL R243 with Prof. Davis.

We’re offering several exciting in person 300 level courses, including a brand new course, REL R300/EALC351/AMST A303 East and West in Conversation, team taught by Prof. Davis and Prof. Jing Wang. What does religion have to do with monsters? Come find out in Prof. Condon’s REL R348 Religion and Its Monsters, also listed as ENG L213. Thinking of a career in health? Sign up for Prof. Craig’s REL R384 Religion, Ethics, and Health. Interested in Gender Studies or Native American Studies? Check out Prof. Charli Champion-Shaw’s REL R398 Women in American Indian Religions.

Online Courses:

Check out REL R180 Introduction to Christianity with Prof. Peter Theusen. Interested in studying the similarities and differences among major religions? Check out Prof. Matthew Condon’s REL R212 Comparative Religions. Or spend a semester studying the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints with Prof. Theusen in REL R397 Intro to Mormonism.

Shorter Courses:

If you need a second 8 week course that fulfills GenEd requirements and is fully online, check out Prof. Rachel Wheeler’s REL R173 American Religion. Or check out Prof. Kelly Hayes’ 12 week in person course, REL R328 Religions of the African Diaspora (also AFRO A303).

Click here for a flyer with the complete list of Spring course offerings.