Religious Studies

Requirements for the Minor in Religious Studies

No more than one course from the major department will count toward any minor. A student majoring in any discipline may complete a minor in Religious Studies upon satisfactorily completing the following requirements:

  1. The Religious Studies minor requires the completion of at least 16 credits of work in courses from the class listing (found below).
  2. A minimum of 8 credits must be upper-division.
  3. At least 1 course from each subdivision (below)

Religious Traditions


  • RS 110 - Introduction to Christianity Credits: 4
  • RS 128 - The Bible as Literature Credits: 4
    OR
  • ENGL 128 - The Bible as Literature Credits: 4
  • RS 172 - World Religions Credits: 4
    OR
  • PHIL 172 - World Religions Credits: 4
  • RS 192 - Religious Studies: Topics 1 Credits: 3-4
  • RS 244 - Chinese Philosophy Credits: 3
    OR
  • PHIL 244 - Chinese Philosophy Credits: 3
  • RS 320 - Indigenous Worldviews Credits: 4
    OR
  • PHIL 320 - Indigenous Worldviews Credits: 4
  • RS 349 - Islam in History Credits: 4
    OR
  • HIST 349 - Islam in History Credits: 4
  • RS 360 - Philosophy of Religion Credits: 4
    OR
  • PHIL 360 - Philosophy of Religion Credits: 4
  • RS 392 - Religious Studies: Topics 2 Credits: 3-4

Religion and Culture


  • NAIS 322 - American Indian Philosophies Credits: 3
    RS 192 - Religious Studies: Topics 1 Credits: 3-4
  • RS 225 - Catholicism in the Southwest Credits: 4
    OR
  • SW 225 - Catholicism in the Southwest Credits: 4
  • RS 300 - Religion and Politics Credits: 4
    OR
  • PS 300 - Religion and Politics Credits: 4
  • RS 308 - Rise of Christianity Credits: 4
    OR
  • HIST 308 - Rise of Christianity Credits: 4
  • RS 315 - Irish, Catholic, American Credits: 4
  • RS 328 - Christianity in US History Credits: 4
    OR
  • HIST 328 - Christianity in U.S. History Credits: 4
  • RS 340 - Religion and Social Life Credits: 4
    OR
  • SOC 340 - Religion and Social Life Credits: 4
  • RS 392 - Religious Studies: Topics 2 Credits: 3-4

Note
Additional courses may be added to this list from time to time; consult the Religious Studies coordinator for current listings.
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