Aug 10, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023

Philosophy of Religion, B.A.


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This major creates academic space for the student interested in the study of religion and the way it relates to larger philosophical issues in society. This major complements the School of Religion’s Religious Studies major by providing an academic plan of study for the student not preparing for ministry in a local church or community setting.

BELL Core Requirements: 52 Hours (minimum)


Religion Major Tool Courses: 6 Hours


Students who choose a religion minor must substitute required courses in their minor with a course from the same subject area. A single course may not count for both major and minor requirements.

Major Requirements: 36 Hours


Religion Core: 15-18 Hours


World Religions (choose one course)


(Some of the listed World Religion courses can count as Religion BELL Core requirement: See Advisor)

Area Emphasis


Minor Requirements: 18 Hours


General Electives: 16 Hours (minimum)


Total Required for the Program: 128 Hours


1 College of Theology and Christian Ministry majors fulfill the Religion BELL Core requirement by completing REL 1020  Introduction to the Old Testament and any 3000 Path B Religion BELL Core class.

2 REL 2350 Christian Doctrine  is a prerequisite for the following: REL 2410 Spiritual Formation ; REL 2510 Christian Ethics ; all courses in Religion and Society division, in the Theological and Historical Division, and Biblical Studies Division.

3 Students take REL 4015  in the fall semester before the anticipated date of graduation.

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