Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Religious Studies, Minor (447)


Program Coordinator

James W. Barker, james.barker@wku.edu, (270) 745-3841

Program Requirements (24 hours)

At least 12 hours must be taken in courses numbered 300 or above. 

World Religions
RELS 102World Religions3
Religious Traditions
Select three of the following courses:9
Buddhism
Hinduism
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
Confucianism
Daoism
Comparative Approaches to the Study of Religion
Select one course from the following:3
Religions of Asia
World Religious Literature
Christians, Jews, and Pagans in the Greco-Roman World
The Meaning of Life; Atheism to Zen
Religions of the Middle East
Women and Religion
Religion and the Environment
Electives
Select 9 hours of electives from the following pre-approved list (or other courses approved by the Department Head) as well as from departmentally - approved language and study abroad courses. 19
Anthropology of Religion
Medieval Art & Architecture
Islamic Art and Architecture
Mythology
Dante’s Divine Comedy and Its Influences
Age of the Reformation
The Crusades: West Meets East
Medieval Philosophy
Psychology of Religion
Any RELS course
Religion in Society
Total Hours24