B.A. Major in Religion

The B.A. major in Religion requires 11 courses:

Two courses in biblical studies, one which must be at or above the 200 level:6.0
The Old Testament
The New Testament
The Hebrew Prophets
Wisdom Literature and Psalms
The Bible and the Environment
Christian Gospels
Paul the Apostle
Biblical Interpretation
Topics in Biblical Studies 1
One course in history of religions:3.0
History of Christianity
Religion in America
One course from one of the following areas: philosophy of religion, history of religions, comparative religions, religious ethics, or religion and culture:3.0
Religious Conflict & History
Philosophy of Religion
World Religions
The Bible & Comparative Ethics
Faith and Film
History of Christianity
Introduction to Islam
Religion in America
Gender & Religion
Christian Science Movement
Spiritual Autobiographies
Topics in Religious Studies 1
The Life of Mary Baker Eddy
God and the Holocaust
Jews, Christians, & Muslims
One course in methodology:3.0
Historical Thinking & Research
Biblical Interpretation
Methods of Religious Study
One of the following:3.0
Topics in Biblical Studies 1
Topics in Religious Studies 1
Four of the following:12.0
Any courses listed in one of the categories above
REL 401Capstone Project (minimum of two semester hours)2.0-3.0
Total Semester Hours32.0-33.0

 A specific topics course may be used to meet only one major or minor requirement. Additional offerings of REL 304 Topics in Biblical Studies or REL 310 Topics in Religious Studies covering different topics may be applied to other requirements.