Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Religious Studies Minor


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Program: Minor
Department of History  
College of Arts and Sciences

Liberal Arts Building 209~ 260-481-6609


Transdisciplinary in approach and global in scope, the minor in religious studies provides students with a firm grounding in the academic study of religion through the informed investigation of the phenomenon of religion in diverse historical, social, cultural, and political contexts.  Coupling the acquisition of broad knowledge of the world’s religious traditions—past and present—with a critical apprehension of the methods and tools scholars use to study them, the minor in religious studies can serve as an excellent complement to a variety of majors, including anthropology, general studies, history, political science, sociology and women’s studies. 


Declaring this Minor:

Program Requirements:

  • The catalog term for the minor will match that of your major degree program
  • At least 6 credits must be earned as resident credit at the 200+ level or above
  • You must earn a grade of C- or higher for all courses required in the minor
  • A minor is not awarded if requirements are not completed by the time your major degree is certified for graduation
  • Substitutions for these courses may be made with the approval of the Religious Studies Program Coordinator.

To earn the minor in Religious Studies, you must fulfill the following requirements in addition to those noted above:

Core Requirements


Student Responsibility


You are responsible for satisfying the graduation requirements specified for your selected program.  Thus, it is essential that you develop a thorough understanding of the required courses, academic policies and procedures governing your academic career.  All requests for exceptions to specific requirements must be made in writing and may be granted only by written approval from the appropriate chair or dean.

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