Major Requirements - Religion

These requirements will apply to students enrolling at AU in the 2017-2018 academic year. Current students can find the requirements that apply to them by consulting the relevant academic catalog.

Required Courses: 12 semester hours
REL2060 Exploring Religion (4)
REL2200 The Shaping of Christian Identity (4)
REL4990 Seminar in Religious Studies (4)

Choose at least 20 semester hours from the following groups, with at least eight hours from courses numbered at the 3000-level or higher:

Group A: Global Families of Faith: Choose at least one
REL2310 The Faiths of Abraham (4)
REL2320 The Faiths of India (4)
REL2330 The Faiths of East Asia (4)

Group B: Religion in Today’s World: Choose at least one
REL1400 Spirituality for Today’s World (4)
REL3360 Jewish and Christian Responses to the Holocaust (4)
REL3400 Love the Stranger: the History and Significance of Interfaith Dialogue (4)
REL4200 Topics in Contemporary Religion (4)

Group C: Topics in Religion: Choose at least one
REL1050 An Introduction to World Religions (4)
REL1100 The Christian Bible (4)
REL/HIS2760 Religion in America (4)
REL/PHL3100 Philosophy of Religion (4)
REL3350 Jesus (4)
REL/ART3450 Icons and Idols: Religion and Art (4)
REL/HIS3750 Topics in Religious History (4)
REL/HIS3800 Reformation Europe (4)