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
Topics in Religious Studies
Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates
Selected Advanced Topics
Advanced Topics in Religious Studies
Approved Electives
Any additional RELS course (4 units must be at the 300-400 level) 18
Total units24