Undergraduate Programs

For more information about the Major or Minor in Religion, or to discuss declaring the Major or Minor, please contact Professor Richard Layton, the Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Degree title: Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences

General education: The LAS General Education requirements are set up so students automatically complete the Campus General Education requirements.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Areas of Study Include:

Note: Courses chosen to fulfill the primary area of study cannot also be used to fulfill the secondary area of study.

  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Religion in America
  • Individually designed area of study approved by departmental advisor

For All Concentrations

Twelve hours of 300- or 400-level courses in your major must be taken on this campus.
A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see your adviser.

Departmental distinction

To be considered for departmental distinction a student must have an overall GPA of at least 3.5. Distinction is granted on the basis of a senior thesis written in the context of REL 493. The level of distinction is based on evaluation of the thesis.

Religion Major and Minor Requirements

Certificate in Interfaith Studies