A major in Religious Studies provides a broad background in different traditions, both Western and Eastern, and in different methods, including historical, literary, sociological, and anthropological among others. This field of study encourages students to become critical and sympathetic interpreters of the beliefs and practices of other cultures as well as their own.
Majors must complete a minimum of 10 courses in the Religious Studies Department (the Humanities 150-251 sequence counts as one course). Courses must include:
For more detailed information regarding the religion major and required courses, visit Religious Studies in the College Catalog.