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

A. General Education Requirements
See GENERAL EDUCATION section of this catalog.

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, Inter-Religious Encounter and Interfaith Understanding

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 291 Independent Study
RS 304 Religion and Film
RS 310 Christianity and Atheism
RS 326 African-American Religious Thought
RS 330 Religion and Science at the Frontiers
RS 360 Christian Diversity, Inter-Religious Encounter and Interfaith Understanding
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