Jul 11, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts

Comparative Religion Major

The Religion major is being revised in the 2019-2020 academic year. Students interested in declaring this major should contact the Associate Dean of Curriculum for advising.

Requirements for the Major (42 credits)

I. Introduction to World Religion (4 credits)

III. Ethical Reasoning and Practice (4 credits)

IV. Intermediate and Upper-Level Concentration (8 credits)

8 credits in one specific religious tradition or in ethics. A concentration requires three courses in one religious tradition or in ethics.

VI. Intermediate and Upper-Level Electives (12 credits)

4 credits in a field outside of the concentration, plus 8 more credits. One of these courses must satisfy the Writing in the Major requirements, including REL 210 ,  taken on a corequisite basis with an intermediate-level course.

VII. Capstone (2 credits)

A research project: either REL 400 - Capstone Independent Study in Comparative Religion  or REL 410 - Specialized Honors I .


Two cognate courses from related disciplines may be counted towards the Major, in consultation with one’s Adviser.