Academic Learning Compact - Religion
The major in religion examines religion as a significant and pervasive element in human culture. Through study of a variety of religious traditions, you learn about the history, beliefs and practices of the world's religions. Emphasis on method and theory and religion's comparative dimensions enables you to read and analyze current literature. You will be able to locate and use reference tools and demonstrate the ability to communicate independent, critical perspectives.
Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
- Achieve satisfactory evaluation of assignment from REL 3931 Junior Seminar in Method and Theory.
- Achieve satisfactory evaluation of assignment from REL 4933 Comparative Seminar.
- Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
- Identify, describe and explain religion as a significant and pervasive element in human culture.
- Read and analyze current literature on method and theory in a study of religion.
- Read and analyze current literature on comparative religion.
- Effectively communicate, in speech and in writing, and disseminate the results of research in a coherent and organized manner.
Table Key: I = Introduced; R = Reinforced; A = Assessed
|Asian Religions -
REL 2317, REL 2341, REL 3330 or REL 3336
|Islamic Religions -
REL 2362, REL 3317, REL 3366 or REL 3367
|Jewish or Christian Scripture -
REL 2210, REL 2240, REL 3249 or REL 3252
||I, R, A
||I, R, A|
||I, R, A|
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Papers; additional assessment include the department's senior survey.