The religious studies minor provides a short form of the religious studies major that can be tailored to the needs of the student.
The minor in religious studies offers the opportunity to acquire an understanding of religion within various contexts through comparative approaches and an engagement with religion in everyday life. Through the minor, a student will enhance their ability to think critically about a range of religious traditions through diverse methodological approaches.
Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.
|PHIL 1110||Introduction to Religious Studies||4|
|Complete three of the following; at least one must be 2000-level or higher:||12|
|Goddesses, Witches, Saints, and Sinners: Women and Religion|
|Introduction to World Religions|
|Understanding the Bible|
|The Meaning of Death|
|Apocalypticism in Film|
|Sex in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam|
|Hinduism, Buddhism, and Beyond|
|Islam: Rituals, Traditions, and Debates|
|Jewish Religion and Culture|
|Chinese Philosophy and Religion|
|The Problem of Evil in Film|
|Science Fiction and Film: Moral Dilemmas and Ethical Analysis|
|Music and Religion|
|Cults and Sects|
|Possession, Sacrifice, and Divination in African Diasporic Religions|
|Race and Religion in Film|
|The Religious Worlds of Boston: Faith and Devotion in Urban Life|
|Seminar in Religion|
2.000 GPA required in the minor