Religious Studies - Undergraduate Minor

Students must pass 18 credits of which at least 9 are upper division. Students must earn C- or higher grades and cannot count S/U courses unless all grades in the course must be S/U. No more than 9 credits (upper or lower division) can be earned in any one department. Students may not earn more than 3 credits total in independent studies or special readings courses and must receive approval from the minor advisor to count these credits. Courses that may be eligible as special topics courses when offered with specific subtitles are asterisked. Please contact the Department of Anthropology regarding the minor.


Required Courses
ANTH 330VMagic, Witchcraft and Religion3
Select 15 credits from the following: 115
Native Peoples of North America3
Federal Indian Policy3
Medieval Art3
Native American Art3
Art of China I: Neolithic to Song Dynasty3
Art and Architecture in Pre-Columbian Meso-America3
Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture of the Andes3
Italian Renaissance Art3
Northern Renaissance Art3
Seminar: Selected Topics in Art History3
World Dance3
The Bible as Literature3
American Indian Literature3
Advanced Study in a Literary Period or Movement (preferred)3
Advanced Study in a Major Author (preferred)3
Advanced Study in Comparative Literature (preferred)3
Varying 400-level ENGL Courses 2
Religion and Politics3
Roots of Modern Europe (when section approved by minor advisor)3
East Asia to 16003
Islamic Civilizations to 18003
Islamic Civilizations since 18003
American Indian History I3
Colonial Mexico3
Special Topics (preferred)1-9
United States Labor History Since 18773
China through the Ming Dynasty3
History of Japan3
The New Testament as Literature3
The Worlds of Arthur3
Archaeology: Search for the Past3
Medieval Understandings: Literature and Culture in the Middle Ages3
Art and Mythology3
Comparative Mythology: Myth, Ritual, and the Life Cycle3
The Gothic Imagination3
The Quest for God3
Philosophy of Religion3
Sociology of Religion3
Or by approval of Minor Advisor
Total Credits18

Preferred: ENGL 421 Advanced Study in a Literary Period or Movement, ENGL 423 Advanced Study in a Major Author, ENGL 425 Advanced Study in Comparative Literature, and HIST 400 Special Topics, HIST 101G Roots of Modern Europe: when section approved by minor advisor.


ENGL, Dying for Love: Sex and the Spirit in Early English Poetry and ENGL, Women Reading the Bible, from Late Antiquity to Puritan America