Oct 27, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Faith and Social Justice, B.A.


This major prepares students to make an impact in a wide variety of fields that call for leadership with integrity and value. The major provides the student with academic and practical experiences in ethics formation and application.

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


(pick ONE Track Area)

Advocacy and Activism Track: 21 Hours


Students must select a minor from one of the following areas of study: Social Justice, Sociology, Political Science, Communication Studies, or Journalism.

Policy and Development Track: 21 Hours


Students must select a minor from one of the following areas of study: Social Justice, Political Science, Environmental Science, or Entrepreneurship.

Missions and Ministry Track: 21 Hours


Students must select a minor from one of the following areas of study: Sociology-Cultural Studies, Communication Studies, Entrepreneurship, or Christian Leadership.

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.

4 Praxis courses are taken at partner institutions while the student is fulfilling external study requirements. They will complement the concentration track requirements and provide the student with broader access to various skill sets.