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  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Global Religious Studies Minor


The Global Religious Studies program is designed to ensure that students completing the minor achieve the following learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history, central texts, beliefs, practices and contemporary manifestations of several global religious and spiritual expressions.
  • Illustrate the ability to apply an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural approach to the academic study of religious and spiritual expressions.
  • Illustrate the ability to discern and explore the ways in which religion and spirituality are embedded in political, social and cultural expressions across time and place.
  • Demonstrate the ability to locate, synthesize and effectively communicate about religion and spirituality in both oral and written expressions.


For additional information, contact Margaret A. Lowe, the coordinator of the Global Religious Studies minor.

Course Requirements


Electives (12 credits)


Complete four courses, selected from the following with no more than two from the same academic department:

Total minimum credits: 18