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(Archive) Religious Studies (RL ST)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1995
End Date: Spring Semester 1999

Religious Studies (RL ST) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR PHILIP JENKINS, 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.

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

GENERAL EDUCATION: 46 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

ELECTIVES: 24 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), 045 GS;DF(3) (Sem: 1-8)
ART H 120 GA;DF(3), 212 GA(3), 442(3) (Sem: 1-8)
CAMS 045 GH;DF(3) (Sem: 1-8)
CMLIT 003 GH;DF(3), 004 GH; DF(3), 108 GH;DF(3), 120(3), 141 GH(3), 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), 105 GH(3), 108 GH(3), 172 DF(3), 174 GH;DF(3), 181 GH;DF(3), 191 GH;DF(3), 405W(3), 408(3), 412(3), 414(3), 459W(3), 471W(3), 480(3), 483(3), 484W(3) (Sem: 1-8)
PHIL 007 GH;DF(3), 124 GH(3), 201 GH(3), 424(3), 435(3), 454(3) (Sem: 1-8)
PSY 236 GS(3), 237 GS(3), 414(3), 479(3) (Sem: 1-8)
RL ST 401 DF(3), 402(3), 408 DF(3), 409 DF(3), 411 DF(3), 420(3), 422(3), 430(3), 440W(3), 461(3), 479(3), 481 DF(3), 483 DF(3), 494(1-12), 496(1-18), 497(1-9) (Sem: 1-8)
SOC 461(3) (Sem: 1-8)
THEA 401W(3) or 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.


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The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 23-06-147

Review Date: 6/2/99 (General Education Update)

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