Religious Studies Sample Curriculum

For the major, 36 credit hours in religious studies are required (nine of these credits also help fulfill the University requirement of 64 credits in the core liberal arts and skills curriculum). With the advice and approval of the faculty, majors can pursue one of the following areas of concentration:

  • For majors who intend to engage in some form of church ministry (such as director of religious education, teacher of religion, or youth minister)
  • For those who want to concentrate their study in the Christian tradition Both concentrations prepare a student for graduate work.


Sample Courses:
Jesus in the Contemporary Perspective
Modern Belief
Christian Spirituality
Religion and Education
Parables of Jesus
Christian Marriage
Introduction to Eastern Religions
Death and Afterlife
Foundations of Christian Morality
Introduction to the Bible
Church Ministry