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Religious Studies (RL ST) - ARCHIVE

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Fall Semester 2006 - UCA

Religious Studies - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of the Liberal Arts (RL ST)

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.

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)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(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
(3 of these 24 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR, GENERAL EDUCATION, or ELECTIVES and 0-12 credits are included in ELECTIVES if foreign language proficiency is demonstrated by examination.)
(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 045 GS;US;IL(3), ART H 120 GA;IL(3), ART H 212 GA(3), ART H 442(3), CAMS 045 GH;IL(3), CMLIT 003 GH;IL(3), CMLIT 004 GH;IL(3), CMLIT 108 GH;IL(3), CMLIT 120 GH(3), CMLIT 141 GH;US;IL(3), CMLIT 408 IL(3), ENGL 104 GH(3), HEBR 010 GH;IL(3), HIST 102 GH;IL(3), HIST 105 GH;IL(3), HIST 108 GH;IL(3), HIST 172 IL(3), HIST 174 GH;IL(3), HIST 181 GH;IL(3), HIST 191 GH;IL(3), HIST 405Y IL(3), HIST 408 IL(3), HIST 412 IL(3), HIST 414 IL(3), HIST 459Y US(3), HIST 471W(3), HIST 480 IL(3), HIST 483 IL(3), HIST 484Y IL(3), PHIL 007 GH;IL(3), PHIL 124 GH(3), PHIL 201 GH(3), PHIL 424(3), PHIL 435(3), PHIL 454(3), PSY 236 GS(3), PSY 237 GS(3), PSY 414(3), PSY 479(3), RL ST 401 IL(3), RL ST 402(3), RL ST 408 US;IL(3), RL ST 409 US;IL(3), RL ST 411 US;IL(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 IL(3), RL ST 483 IL(3), RL ST 494(1-12), RL ST 496(1-18), RL ST 497(1-9), SOC 461(3), THEA 401W(3) or THEA 406 IL(3) (Sem: 1-8)

[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: 4/8/03

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