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Philosophy and Religious Studies

The Minor

These minors make an excellent complement for majors in the other areas of the humanities and the social sciences or a fascinating contrasting discipline for students in the natural sciences or other colleges in the university. Also, please see the Majors and More page for further information.

Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy

 

Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy

PHIL 101

Intro to Philosophy

3

PHIL 220, or 371

Course in Logic

3

PHIL ELECTIVES*

(6 hours must be above 299)

12

Total

18

 

*Choice of courses in the various sub-fields of metaphysics-epistemology, historical developments in philosophy and value theory-ethics, as well as special topics courses offered from time to time.

Requirements for the Minor in Religion

 

Requirements for the Minor in Religion

RELG 101

Intro to Religious Studies

3

RELG 220 or

RELG 313 or

RELG 314 

Reading Biblical Texts

Intro to Hebrew Bible / Old Testament

New Testament

3

RELG ELECTIVES*

(6 hours must be above 299)

12

Total

18

 

*Choice of courses in the various sub-fields of biblical studies, history of Christian thought, Hinduism, Buddhism, religion in America, philosophy or religion, as well as special topics courses offered from time to time.

Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy and Religion

 

Requirements for the Minor in Philosophy & Religion

PHIL 101 or

 RELG 101

Intro to Philosophy

 Intro to Religious Studies

3

PHIL 220, or 371 or

RELG 220

Course in Logic  or

Reading Biblical Texts

3

PHIL or RELG ELECTIVES*

(6 hours must be above 299)

12

Total

18

 

*Choice of courses that give a fine sampling of studies in each of these related yet differing fields.

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