The ability to work with people from various cultural and religious backgrounds is a crucial asset in our increasingly diverse world. A minor in Religious Studies will equip you with skills to analyze religious traditions, their social contexts, and various approaches to religion so that you can understand and effectively engage with people in the workplace and beyond.
- The Religious Studies minor can be added to supplement any major
- Study various facets of religion from an interdisciplinary perspective through the lenses of religious studies, art, history, philosophy, and politics
- Learn from faculty experienced in studying and working with religious communities around the world
A minor in Religious Studies will enhance your work and effectiveness in virtually any field, including business, politics, ministry, education, medical care, social work, community development, and others.
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General Education Recommendations
|GEOG 220||Cultural Geography||3|
|SOC 205||Culture and Society||3|
Required Courses (6 Units)
|REL 452||World Christianity||3|
|REL 460||Religions of the World||3|
Electives (10-14 Units)
Four courses with a minimum of two 400-level REL courses
|ART 330||Art and Religion||3|
|HIST 325||History of Christianity||4|
|HIST 364||Classical Mythology||3|
|PS 390||Religion and Politics in America||4|
|PSY 460||Psychology of Religion||3|
|REL 350||Interfaith Scholar Weekend||1|
|REL 405||Philosophy of Religion||3|
|REL 418||Culture, Religion and the Church||3|
|REL 455||Christians and Religious Neighbors||3|
|REL 465||Religions of India||3|
Darren Duerksen, Ph.D.