Program of Study / Religious and Ethical Studies Minor

Students minoring in religious and ethical studies are required to complete 18 credit hours of religion and ethics courses.


Students take at least one course from each of the following four areas below (A,B,C,and D)

Electives to be chosen from courses below

A. Texts and Traditions

RES-103 - Biblical Literature and History (3.00 cr.)

RES-267 - Christian Origins: From Cult to Empire (3.00 cr.)

RES-268 - Women and the Bible (3.00 cr.)

RES-351 - Jesus and the Gospels (3.00 cr.)

RES-385 - Europe in the Middle Ages (3.00 cr.)

RES-387 - Age of Renaissance/Reformation (3.00 cr.)

B. World Perspectives

RES-102 - World Religions (3.00 cr.)

RES-253 - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: A Conversation (3.00 cr.)

RES-254 - Introduction to Asian Religions (3.00 cr.)

RES-379 - Religion and Globalization in the Americas (3.00 cr.)

C. Religion and Culture

RES-250 - Religion and Film (3.00 cr.)

RES-283 - Women, Religion & Ethnography (3.00 cr.)

RES-285 - Religion and Literature (3.00 cr.)

RES-306 - Religion and Pop Culture (3.00 cr.)

RES-346 - Anthropology of Religion (3.00 cr.)

D. Ethical and Philosophical Perspectives

RES-104 - Religious Ethics and Social Issues (3.00 cr.)

RES-201 - Philosophy and the Meaning of Life (3.00 cr.)

RES-220 - Ethics of Love and Justice (3.00 cr.)

RES-221 - Comparative Religious Ethics (3 - 04.00 cr.)

RES-284 - Sin, Satan, and Evil (3.00 cr.)

RES-344 - Biomedical Ethics (3.00 cr.)

RES-345 - Environmental Ethics (3.00 cr.)

RES-352 - History of Christian Thought and Ethics (3.00 cr.)

Related Electives

Additional Approved Electives

RES-200 - Introductory Topics in Religious and Ethical Studies (3.00 cr.)

RES-280 - Religious and Ethical Studies Internship (1 - 3.00 cr.)

RES-299 - Introduction to Research in Religious and Ethical Studies (1 - 3.00 cr.)

RES-400 - Selected Topics in Religious and Ethical Studies (3.00 cr.)

Note: At least three (3) credits must be at the 300 level or above.


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Contact Information

Shannon Grimes
Head, Department of Religious and Ethical Studies
216 Joyner
Phone: (919) 760-8749
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