A major program consists of 31 semester hours of work in religious studies or related subjects. RELS 205 and RELS 401 are required, at least 22 hours must be taken in the department, and at least six hours must be taken in each of the three areas of emphasis. RELS 205 should be taken in a student’s first or second year. RELS 401 must be taken in the spring of a student’s senior year. However, religious studies majors who are minoring in Education may take RELS 401 in the spring of their junior year. An exit interview with department faculty is required of all majors in the spring semester of the senior year.
A minor program consists of 15 semester hours of work in the department. RELS 205 is required. The remaining 12 semester hours must come from courses taken in at least two of the three areas of emphasis.