Majors and Courses

Religion Major

Students who major in religion must complete thirty-three hours, including RELG 302 and 310; RELG/R-CE 440; R-CE 301; three hours of Old Testament electives taught at the 300-level or above; three hours of New Testament electives taught at the 300-level or above; three hours in church history selected from RELG 344, HIST 3244/RELG 355, HIST 3245/RELG 356, or HIST 3441/RELG 357; three hours in Christian theology selected from RELG 320, 418, or 420; three hours of PHIL electives; and six hours of elective courses chosen from RELG or R-CE courses taught at or above the 200-level and not chosen in the major required areas. GREK 401 and 402; HEBR 261 and 262; or three additional hours in philosophy may also count towards the electives.

Note:
Students may major in either Religion or Religion-Christian Education, but not both.

Religion Minor

Students minoring in religion must complete eighteen hours in RELG courses taught at or above the 200-level.

Christian Education Major

Students majoring in religion with Christian education must complete forty-five hours, including HIST 3441/RELG 357; RELG 302 and 310; RELG/R-CE 440; R-CE 301, 310, 320, 330, and 340; three hours of Old Testament electives taught at the 300-level or above; three hours of New Testament electives taught at the 300-level or above; one course in philosophy selected from BADM/PHIL 316, PHIL 203, PHIL 205, PHIL 301, PHIL 304, PHIL 305, PHIL 306, PHIL 308, PHIL 310, PHIL 315, PHIL 317, PHIL 325, PHIL 330, PHIL 350, PHIL 360, PHIL 410, and PHIL/RELG 340; and nine hours of elective courses chosen from PHIL RELG, R-CE or other courses, chosen with approval of the Director for the Christian education program.

Note:
Students may major in either Religion or Religion-Christian Education, but not both.

Christian Education Minor

The minor in Christian education consists of eighteen hours, including RELG 302; R-CE 301, 310, 320, 330, and 340.

Philosophy Minor

Students who minor in philosophy must complete eighteen hours including PHIL 205, 301, 304, and nine additional hours of PHIL electives.