RLST - Program options
Bachelor of Arts (general) in Religious Studies (3 years)
Total 90 credits
CONCENTRATION IN RELIGIOUS STUDIES (36 RLST credits required)
6 credits from:
- RLST 1005E - What in the World Is Religion? (6 cr.)
- RLST 1106E - Religion for the New Generation I
- RLST 1107E - Religion for the New Generation II
- RLST 1116E - Ideas of Love I
- RLST 1117E - Ideas of Love II
+ 6 RLST credits from three of the four areas (total of 18 credits)
+ 12 additional RLST credits at the 2000 or 3000 level
+ 54 elective credits
*B.A. requirements (18 credits)
All students are required to take 6 credits of courses promoting linguistic awareness, 6 credits of courses promoting scientific literacy and 6 credits of courses with indigenous content within their B.A., as per the regulations. Courses fulfilling these requirements may be taken as electives or as part of a minor, concentration, major or specialization.
Note: Students may not exceed 42 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.
|Courses are divided into 4 areas of study: "Biblical Studies", "Western Religions", "World Religions", "Religion and Culture". Students in Religious Studies (specialists, majors, concentrations) must complete 6 cr in 3 of the 4 areas. The following categorizes each course into the appropriate area.|
Area 1 - Biblical StudiesAll courses in this area feature biblical and related ancient literature as the primary focus of study.
|RLST 2105E||RLST 2106E||RLST 2107E||RLST 2146E||RLST 2186E|
|RLST 2187E||RLST 2196E||RLST 3126E||RLST 3127E||RLST 3136E|
|RLST 3137E||RLST 3156E||RLST 3157E||RLST 3166E||RLST 4116E|
Area 2 - Western ReligionsThese courses focus on religious themes or traditions that have been highly influential in shaping "western" intellectual traditions and institutions.
|RLST 2115E||RLST 2136E||RLST 2137E||RLST 2166E||RLST 2167E|
|RLST 2227E||RLST 2256E||RLST 2267E||RLST 2297E||RLST 2446E|
|RLST 2447E||RLST 2707E||RLST 3106E||RLST 3107E||RLST 3142E|
|RLST 3176E||RLST 3177E||RLST 3196E||RLST 3197E||RLST 3135E|
|RLST 3235E||RLST 3426E||RLST 3706E||RLST 3707E||RLST 4135E|
Area 3 - World ReligionsCourses in this area focus either on a single world religion, the comparative study of world religions, or on a theme studies comparatively across a spectrum of world religions.
|RLST 2176E||RLST 2205E||RLST 2216E||RLST 2226E
|RLST 2237E||RLST 2245E||RLST 2266E
||RLST 2505E||RLST 2701E
|RLST 2706E||RLST 3146E||RLST 3215E||RLST 3245E||RLST 3277E|
|RLST 3315E||RLST 3396E
||RLST 3476E||RLST 3505E|
Area 4 - Religion and CultureThis area features courses that focus on the interactions between religions and culture, both historically and in the present day.
|ENGL 2616E||RLST 2285E
||RLST 2316E||RLST 2326E||RLST 2327E|
|RLST 2336E||RLST 2337E||RLST 2345E||RLST 2355E||RLST 2365E|
|RLST 2625E||RLST 3131E||RLST 3257E||RLST 3306E||RLST 3316E|
|RLST 3326E||RLST 3327E||RLST 3356E||RLST 3366E||RLST 3386E|
|RLST 3615E||RLST 3696E||RLST 4345E||RLST 4365E|