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Religious Studies (RL ST) - Archive

ARCHIVED FILE (major and minor separated November 2001)
Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: program current

Religious Studies (RL ST) - Archive

PROFESSOR WILLIAM L. PETERSEN, Director

This major explores religious outlooks, institutions, and practices, and studies the relationship of these to other aspects of culture. The program includes courses in major religious traditions and uses the scholarly methods of the humanities and social sciences to study the human religious condition.

For the B.A. degree in Religious Studies, a minimum of 124 credits is required.

RELIGIOUS STUDIES MINOR: Students must take RL ST 001 GH;DF(3), RL ST 003 GH;DF(3), or RL ST 004 GH;DF(3), and select additional courses (at least 6 credits at the 400 level) in Religious Studies for a total of 18 credits. A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 25 credits

BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 30 credits[1]

ADDITIONAL COURSES (18 credits)
Select 3 credits from RL ST 001-099 (Sem: 1-6)
Select 9 credits from RL ST 100-299 (Sem: 3-8)
Select 6 credits from RL ST 401-499 (Sem: 5-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (12 credits)
(Include at least 6 credits at the 400 level.)

Select 12 credits from:
ANTH 012(3), ANTH 045 GS;DF(3) (Sem: 1-8)
ART H 120 GA;DF(3), ART H 212 GA(3), ART H 442(3) (Sem: 1-8)
CAMS 045 GH;DF(3) (Sem: 1-8)
CMLIT 003 GH;DF(3), CMLIT 004 GH;DF(3), CMLIT 108 GH;DF(3), CMLIT 120(3), CMLIT 141 GH(3), CMLIT 408(3) (Sem: 1-8)
ENGL 104 GH(3) (Sem: 1-8)
HEBR 010 DF;GH(3) (Sem: 1-8)
HIST 102 GH;DF(3), HIST 105 GH(3), HIST 108 GH(3), HIST 172 DF(3), HIST 174 GH;DF(3), HIST 181 GH;DF(3), HIST 191 GH;DF(3), HIST 405W(3), HIST 408(3), HIST 412(3), HIST 414(3), HIST 459W(3), HIST 471W(3), HIST 480(3), HIST 483(3), HIST 484W(3) (Sem: 1-8)
PHIL 007 GH;DF(3), PHIL 124 GH(3), PHIL 201 GH(3), PHIL 424(3), PHIL 435(3), PHIL 454(3) (Sem: 1-8)
PSY 236 GS(3), PSY 237 GS(3), PSY 414(3), PSY 479(3) (Sem: 1-8)
RL ST 401 DF(3), RL ST 402(3), RL ST 408 DF(3), RL ST 409 DF(3), RL ST 411 DF(3), RL ST 420(3), RL ST 422(3), RL ST 430(3), RL ST 440W(3), RL ST 461(3), RL ST 479(3), RL ST 481 DF(3), RL ST 483 DF(3), RL ST 494(1-12), RL ST 496(1-18), RL ST 497(1-9) (Sem: 1-8)
SOC 461(3) (Sem: 1-8)
THEA 401W(3) or THEA 406 DF(3) (Sem: 1-8)

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[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 23-06-147

Review Date: 01/19/00 (General Education information updated)

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