B.A. in Religious Studies

College of Arts and Humanities
General Education Requirements
First Year Experience4
Academic Foundations
English Composition requirement6
Mathematics requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Distributive Requirements
Science requirement6
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
Additional Baccalaureate Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Ethics requirement3
Language/Culture Requirement
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202) or demonstrating language proficiency through the elementary II (102) level of a language and further acquiring a cultural foundation.0-15
Major Requirements
PHI 101Introduction to Philosophy3
PHI 102Introduction to Religious Studies3
PHI 204Philosophies and Religions of India3
or PHI 205 Yin-Yang, Dao, and Zen
PHI 206Judaism, Christianity, and Islam3
Select five electives (at least three must be at or above the 300 level) from the following, under advisement:15
Magic, Religion & Witchcraft
Theology & Science: Enemies or Partners?
Religion in the United States
Philosophies and Religions of India
Yin-Yang, Dao, and Zen
Philosophies of Non-violence
Introduction to Islam
History of Ancient Philosophy
History of Medieval Philosophy
History of Modern Philosophy
New Religious Movements
Ideas of the Bible
Women and Religion
Sociology of Religion
Capstone Requirement
PHI 414Philosophy of Religion 13
Free Electives
Select 27-42 semester hours27-42
Total Minimum Credits Required120