Just Curious?

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.

Majoring in Medical Humanities and Health Sciences, Pre-Med, Nursing, or Public Health? See our Religion and Health courses

Majoring in Political Science, Law in Liberal Arts, or Public Affairs? See our Religion and Politics courses

Majoring in Global and International Studies, Business, or a World Language? See our Religion and International Studies courses

Majoring in Anthropology, Philosophy, Sociology, Social Work, or Philanthropic Studies? See our Religion and Social Justice courses

Majoring in Women's Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, or Social Work? See our Religion, Gender, and Sexuality courses

Majoring in History or American Studies? See our American Religions courses

Majoring in Africana Studies? See our Africana Religions courses

Majoring in Communication Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, or Business? See our Religion and Culture courses

Majoring in History? See our History of Religions courses