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RLN Requirements

Degree Requirements 2019-2020

Religion Major: 8 courses (beyond RLN 100; including RLN 209, RLN 400)

Concentration within the major: Minimum 4 courses in the concentration

Religion Minor: 4 courses (beyond RLN 100; can include RLN 209, RLN 400)

Concentrations

Students majoring in Religion can pursue one of the four concentrations listed below.

Culture and Society – Sixteen credits from:

  • RLN205: Exploring Topics in Religion (depending on topic)
  • RLN216: Religion and Science in Popular Culture
  • RLN222: Spirituality, Religion, and Popular Culture
  • RLN230: Self, Sex & Sin: Human Person in Christian & Contemporary Thought
  • RLN251: The Bible in Culture and Counterculture
  • RLN257: Heaven, Hell, and the End of the World
  • RLN319: Religion at the Movies
  • RLN409: Topics (depending on topic)
  • RLN441: Contemporary Theology

History and Theology – Sixteen credits from:

  • RLN205: Exploring Topics in Religion (depending on topic)
  • RLN214/MUS234: Church Music and Worship
  • RLN216: Religion and Science in Popular Culture
  • RLN230: Self, Sex & Sin: Human Person in Christian & Contemporary Thought
  • RLN237: Giants of the Christian Faith
  • RLN240: Religion and the Rise of Science
  • RLN243: Religion in America
  • RLN245: The Lutheran Heritage
  • RLN257: Heaven, Hell, and the End of the World
  • RLN319: Religion at the Movies
  • RLN330: Theology of Death and Dying
  • RLN331: Christian Ethics
  • RLN342: Martin Luther and the Reformation
  • RLN340/HIS378: The Medieval Church
  • RLN370: American Indian Spirituality and Philosophical Thought
  • RLN374: Ethics and World Religions
  • RLN409: Topics (depending on topic)
  • RLN441: Contemporary Theology

Sacred Texts and Narratives – Sixteen credits from

  • RLN205: Exploring Topics in Religion (depending on topic)
  • RLN251: The Bible in Culture and Counterculture
  • RLN257: Heaven, Hell, and the End of the World
  • RLN261: Jesus and His Interpreters
  • RLN409: Topics (depending on topic)

Global Religions and Interfaith Studies – Sixteen credits from:

  • RLN205: Exploring Topics in Religion (depending on topic)
  • RLN275: Judaism
  • RLN276: World Religions
  • RLN370: American Indian Spirituality and Philosophical Thought
  • RLN374: Ethics and World Religions
  • RLN407: Interfaith Scholars Seminar I (2 semester credits)
  • RLN408: Interfaith Scholars Seminar II (2 semester credits)
  • RLN409: Topics (depending on topic)