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Ways to Explore Religious Studies:

Major: 30 credit hours, including 5 courses in Religious Traditions, 4 in Comparative or Thematic Studies, and a Senior Capstone course.

Minor: 15 credit hours, including at least one course at the 100- or 200- level, and two courses at the 300 level or above.

Religious Studies Student Association: meet other students interested in talking about religions in our pluralistic world.

Just looking for one class? Find the right course for you. 

I’m interested in learning about many religions and how they are similar or different.

            R212 Comparative Religion (fulfills Arts and Humanities General Education requirements)

I’m interested in learning about religion in general.

            R133 Introduction to Religion (fulfills Arts and Humanities General Education requirements)

I’m interested in understanding how religion influences things like politics, gender, music, film.

            R101 Religion and Culture (fulfills Cultural Understanding General Education requirements)

I grew up in a religion and I want to learn more about its history and practice.

            R180 Introduction to Christianity, R257 Introduction to Islam, R361 Hinduism and Buddhism

I grew up in one religion, or with no particular religious affiliation, but I’m really curious about other religions.

            Check out all of the courses in our Curriculum.

I'm fascinated by all of the change and variety in the world of religions.

            Check out our course Concentration on New Religions.

Want to complement your current major? Check out all of our Concentrations.

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Medical Humanities & Health Studies, Pre-Med,Nursing, or Public Health

Religion & Health

Political Science, Law in Liberal Arts, or Public Affairs

Religion & Politics

Global and International Studies, Business, or a World Language

Religion & International Studies

Anthropology, Philosophy, Sociology,Social Work, or Philanthropic Studies

Religion & Social Justice

Women's Studies, Anthropology,Sociology, or Social Work

Religion, Gender, and Sexuality
  History or American Studies American Religions
  Africana Studies African Religions

Communication Studies, Anthropology, Linguistics,Sociology, or Business

Religion & Culture
  History or English History of Religions