Religious Studies Minor

College of Arts and Sciences

For information contact Joseph Curran, PhD

The religious studies minor presents students with a cohesive and flexible program of study designed to:

  1. Increase students' understanding and appreciation of the varieties of religious experience and expression
  2. Address current biblical and theological developments
  3. Correlate the students' pursuit of theological inquiry with their religious development and moral responsibility.

Course Sequence

RLS 100

Biblical Studies


RLS 104

World Religions


RLS 114

Introduction to Christian Thought or Theology of the Church


RLS 106

Theology and Human Experience or


RLS 107G

Women and Spirituality


RLS 115

Religion in America or


RLS 116

American Catholicism



Core or free elective


Total 18 credits

See Religious Studies Course Descriptions.