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Religious & Ethical Studies Minor


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


Religious and Ethical Studies Minor - 18 hours
Minor Required CoursesStudents take at least one course from each of the following four areas below (A,B,C,and D): 12 credit hours

Electives to be chosen from courses below: 6 credit hours
A. Texts and Traditions
RES - 103: Biblical Literature and History (3 cr.)
RES - 267: Christian Origins: From Cult to Empire (3 cr.)
RES - 268: Women and the Bible (3 cr.)
RES - 351: Jesus and the Gospels (3 cr.)
RES - 385: Europe in the Middle Ages (3 cr.)
or
HIS - 385: Europe in the Middle Ages (3 cr.)
RES - 387: Age of Renaissance/Reformation (3 cr.)
or
HIS - 387: Age of Renaissance/Reformation (3 cr.)
B. World Perspectives
RES - 102: World Religions (3 cr.)
RES - 253: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: A Conversation (3 cr.)
RES - 254: Introduction to Asian Religions (3 cr.)
RES - 379: Religion and Globalization in the Americas (3 cr.)
C. Religion and Culture
RES - 250: Religion and Film (3 cr.)
RES - 283: Women, Religion & Ethnography (3 cr.)
RES - 285: Religion and Literature (3 cr.)
RES - 306: Religion and Pop Culture (3 cr.)
RES - 346: Anthropology of Religion (3 cr.)
D. Ethical and Philosophical Perspectives
RES - 104: Religious Ethics and Social Issues (3 cr.)
RES - 201: Philosophy and the Meaning of Life (3 cr.)
RES - 220: Ethics of Love and Justice (3 cr.)
RES - 221: Comparative Religious Ethics (3 cr.)
RES - 284: Sin, Satan, and Evil (3 cr.)
RES - 344: Bioethics and Society (3 cr.)
RES - 345: Environmental Ethics (3 cr.)
RES - 352: History of Christian Thought and Ethics (3 cr.)

Additional Approved ElectivesRES - 200: Introductory Topics in Religious and Ethical Studies (3 cr.)
RES - 280: Religious and Ethical Studies Internship (varied course cr.)
RES - 299: Introduction to Research in Religious and Ethical Studies (varied course cr.)
RES - 400: Selected Topics in Religious and Ethical Studies (3 cr.)
Note: At least three (3) credits must be at the 300 level or above.

Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.



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