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Program Requirements

Requirements for the Philosophy Major

  • PHIL 201: Logic
  • PHIL/RELG 207: Ethics

Two of the following three courses from the history sequence:

  • PHIL 205: Classical & Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 307: Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 311: Contemporary Philosophy

The following two courses and four elective courses are also required:

  • PHIL 450: Senior Research
  • PHIL 452: Senior Project

Required Courses for the Philosophy Minor

  • Two courses from the history sequence.
  • Three elective courses in Philosophy.

Requirements for the Religious Studies Major

  • RELG 100: World Religions

One course in Sacred Scripture:

  • RELG 101: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
  • RELG 108: Introduction to the New Testament

One course in Beliefs and Practices:

  • RELG 210: Judaism & Islam
  • RELG 300: Philosophy and Religions of Asia

Two courses in Theology / Philosophy:

  • RELG 200: History of Christian Thought
  • RELG 207: Ethics
  • RELG 213: Philosophy of Religion
  • RELG 313: Modern Christian Theology

The following two courses and three electives in religious studies are also required:

  • RELG 450: Senior Research
  • RELG 452: Senior Project

Required Courses for the Religious Studies Minor

  • RELG 100: Introduction to World Religions

One of the following courses (or other designated courses) in Sacred Scripture:

  • RELG 101: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament)
  • RELG 108: Introduction to New Testament

One of the following courses (or other designated courses) in Theology/Philosophy:

  • RELG 200: Topics in the History of Christian Thought
  • RELG 207: Ethics: Philosophical and Religious
  • RELG 213: Philosophy of Religion
  • RELG 313: Modern Christian Theology
  • Two elective courses in Religious Studies
  • One course in cross-cultural materials, such as RELG 300: Philosophy and Religions of Asia.
  • Two elective courses in Religious Studies

Required Courses for the Philosophy and Religious Studies Minor

The joint minor consists of five elective courses, with at least two courses in each discipline,
and at least one course above the 200 level. The set of five courses must be approved by the
department chair when the minor is declared. The minor is not available to Philosophy or
Religious Studies majors and acts as an alternative to both majors and both minors.

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