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Religious Studies (Minor)

About the Program

A minor in religious studies deepens students’ understanding of the various religious traditions and their own religious beliefs and values.

Every candidate for the minor in religious studies must take six courses from the list below, based on advisement. values.

About the Philosophy Department

B221 Buckham Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5136
Fax: (716) 878-4697
http://philosophy.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (0 credit hours)
Electives (18 credit hours)

Select 18 credit hours from the following: 18
REL 104 INTRODUCTION TO RELIGIOUS STUDIES
REL 105 INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN THOUGHT
REL 121 INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH THOUGHT
REL 189 TOPIC COURSE (1-3)
REL 205 INTRODUCTION TO THE OLD TESTAMENT
REL 206 INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW TESTAMENT
REL 303 WOMEN IN GLOBAL RELIGIONS
REL 306 WRITINGS OF JOHN
REL 321 WORLD RELIGIONS
REL 329 CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN THOUGHT
REL 332 MYSTICISM
REL 488 INTERNSHIP (1-12)
ANT 381 RELIGION, MAGIC, AND CULTURE
ENG 130 BIBLICAL AND CLASSICAL LITERATURE
ENG 330 LITERATURE OF THE BIBLE
FAR 250 ART HISTORY I
FAR 251 ART HISTORY II
FAR 359/MCL 337
HIGH RENAISSANCE AND MANNERISM
HIS 313/PSC 345
POLITICS AND HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST
HIS 405 REFORMATION
PHI 102 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS
PHI 204 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION
PHI 310 HISTORY OF ETHICS
PHI 324 ZEN BUDDHISM

Total Credit Hours 18

No student may declare a minor in the same discipline as their major, therefore, a Philosophy major may not declare a philosophy minor.

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