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  Sep 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 College Catalog

Religious Studies Minor


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The student who successfully completes the Religious Studies Minor will be able to:

  1. distinguish and articulate the distinctive intellectual and practical approaches to the Sacred within differing religious traditions;
  2. recognize and evaluate the cultural aspects specific to individual religious traditions, including teachings, rituals, morals, and their normative texts;
  3. interpret, express, and assess the meanings of normative texts (scriptures, etc.) within religious traditions;
  4. identify the worldview presented in foundational, classic religious texts and recognize how it structures the lives of individuals and communities within a religious tradition;
  5. respond intelligently and compassionately to the religious perspectives and concerns of others; and
  6. demonstrate comprehension in reading primary and secondary religious and theological texts in English and have necessary skills for pursuing graduate-level studies.

Required Courses


Total Credits for the Minor: 18 Credits


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