Religious Studies Minor

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Required Courses
Area A: History of World Religious Traditions
Select from the following:8
The Bible as Literature and in Literature and the Arts
Renaissance and Reformation Europe
Religions of Asia
Abrahamic Religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Area B: Method and Theory in the Study of Religion
Select from the following:4
Philosophy of Religion
Indian Philosophy
Chinese and East Asian Philosophy
Approaches to Religion and Spirituality
Sociology of Religion
Area C: Issues and Themes in the Contemporary Study of Religion
Select from the following:4
Asian Art Topics: National, Religious, and Intellectual Movements
The Witch-Hunts in Europe, 1400-1800
Religious Wars and Absolutism
Religion, Dialogue, and Society
Religion, Gender, and Society
Spiritual Extremism: Asceticism, Mysticism, and Madness
Religion and Violence
Religion and Contemporary Values
Religion and Politics in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates
Selected Advanced Topics
Approved Electives (any additional RELS course, 4 units must be at the 300-400 level)8
Total units24