Religion

Degree to be earned: 
B.A.
Major Academic Plan: 
Religion

Appreciate the World's Faith

By gaining an understanding of religion and appreciating the importance of values, meaning, and faith asa an integral part of human life, graduates make myself valuable to any employer. 

Major Courses

21 semester hours

  • REL 201 - Introduction to the Old Testament
  • REL 202 - Introduction to the New Testament
  • REL 204 - Religions of the World
  • REL 308 - History of Christian Thought
  • REL 309 - Contemporary Christian Thought
  • REL 490 - Senior Seminar
  • PHI 309 - History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval, 310 - History of Western Philosophy: Modern, and 317 - Philosophy of Religion may be included among the 21 hours in religion.

Allied Subjects

9 hours from the departments of:

  • Philosophy
  • Literature 
  • World history

Students who choose to major in some area other than Religion but who wish to be recommended for continuing study in a theological seminary are encouraged to complete the following:

  • At least 3 courses in Religion (REL)
  • PHI 309 – History of Western Philosophy: Ancient and Medieval or PHI 310 – History of Western Philosophy: Modern
  • PHI 317 – Philosophy of Religion
  • A modern language through second-year level
  • Classical and New Testament Greek through second-year level
  • 1 course in political ideas or international politics
  • PSY 101 – General Psychology
  • PSY 209 – Abnormal Psychology