Majoring in Religion

Total program: 44-45 semester hours

Core Requirements: 16-17 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
PHIL 351 Philosophy of Religion 4
REL 100 Introduction to Religion 4
REL 220 Survey of Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures, or  
REL 230 Survey of New Testament 4
REL 490 Research Strategies 0-1
REL 499 Senior Project 4
REL 445 Seminar in Western Theology and Afro-American World View (ECBCS only Senior Project)

Scripture

One course with Scripture designation.

Code Course Title Units
REL 220 Survey of Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures 4
REL 230 Survey of New Testament 4
REL 331 Jesus and His Teachings 4
REL 335 The First Christians 4
REL 390 Topics in Religion with SC designation 4

Theology

One course with Theology designation.

Code Course Title Units
REL 348 Formative Thinkers of 20th Century Theologies 4
REL 349 Contemporary Themes in Christian Thought 4
REL 390 Topics in Religion with TH designation 4

Religion & Society

One course with Religion & Society designation.

Code Course Title Units
REL 325 Religion, Ethics and Sustainability 4
REL 390 Topics in Religion with RS designation 4
REL 398 Topics in Urban Studies 4

Non-Western Religion

One course with Non-Western designation.

Code Course Title Units
REL 305 World Religions: East 4
REL 390 Topics in Religion with NW designation 4

Electives: 12 semester hours

Three upper-division courses with either the REL or PHIL designation. (Interdisciplinary courses that include Religion or Philosophy as a discipline can be applied here.)