Bachelor of Arts, Religious Studies Major (B.A.)

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The Bachelor of Arts with a major in religious studies requires a minimum of 30 credit hours in religious stud­ies and completion of the following components:

A. General Education Requirements

See page 48.

B. Required Religious Studies Courses

RS 150            Religion in the World

RS 250            Jesus the Christ

RS 384            Faith and Human Development

RS 496            Senior Research Project

One course from among:

RS 310            Christianity and Atheism

RS 326            African-American Religious Thought

RS 360            Christian Diversity, Ecumenism, and

                           Inter- Religious Encounter

One course from among:

RS 230            Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures

RS 240            Introduction to the Christian Scriptures

RS 241            Christian Scriptures: Synoptic Gospels

RS 242            Christian Scriptures: The Writings of Luke

RS 243            Christian Scriptures: Revelation and the Writings of John

Select courses totaling at least 12 credit hours from the following. At least six credit hours must be at the 300 level or above.

RS 225A         Development of Christianity: Beginnings to the Reformation

RS 225B         Development of Christianity: Reformation to the Present

RS 226            Black Religion in the Americas

RS 227            Religion in America

RS 228            Catholicism in the United States

RS 230            Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures

RS 240            Introduction to the Christian Scriptures

RS 241            Christian Scriptures: Synoptic Gospels

RS 242            Christian Scriptures: The Writings of Luke

RS 243            Christian Scriptures: Revelation and the Writings of John

RS 265            Worship in the African-American Tradition

RS 291            Independent Study

RS 310            Christianity and Atheism

RS 326            African-American Religious Thought

RS 330            Religion and Science at the Frontiers

RS 360            Christian Diversity, Ecumenism, and Inter-Religious Encounter

RS 367            Religion and Politics in the 21st Century

RS 380            Religion and Society

RS 381            Problems in Christian Social Ethics

RS 386            Religious Education and Ministry: Field     Experience  

RS 395            Directed Study

RS 491            Independent Study

C. Minor

D. Electives

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