Religion Minor

A Religion Minor invites students to explore the ways in which humanity's deepest values and commitments shape society through stories, beliefs, rituals, behaviors and institutions.

Minor Requirements (16 credits):

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Critical Thinking in Religion
  • Analytical Reasoning in Religion
  • Problem Solving in Religion
  • Written Communication in Religion
  • Religious literacy, consisting of
    • being able to articulate the nature, role and necessity of “symbols” for expressing ultimate commitments and values in society and the interpretive issues involved in dealing with them
    • being able to make meaningful and fruitful comparisons between the key historical developments, practices and beliefs of at least two religious systems/movements/traditions and of the diversity within each of them