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2013-2014 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors

Religion

Program Director: Paul Jones (pjones@transy.edu)
Office: Haupt 215
Phone: 233-8113

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Religion Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
REL 1014 Intro to Religion  REL 1054 Judaeo-Christian Heritage -OR- 2 May Term Religion courses will be required in a 4 year program 
  REL 1134 Foundations of Asian Religions   

Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
REL 2024 The Bible -OR- REL 1054 Judaeo-Christian Heritage -OR- 2 May Term Religion courses will be required in a 4 year program
REL 2544 Buddhist Religious Traditions-OR- REL 1134 Foundations of Asian Religions-OR-  
Religion Elective REL 2524 Islamic Religious Traditions*  

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
REL 2024 The Bible -OR- REL 2524 Islamic Religious Traditions* -OR- 2 May Term Religion courses will be required in a 4 year program
REL 2544 Buddhist Religious Traditions* -OR- REL 3074 Christian Theological Reflection* -OR-  
Religion Elective Religion Elective   

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
REL 4014 Independent Study -OR- REL 4444 Seminar in Religious Studies 2 May Term Religion courses will be required in a 4 year program
Religion Elective    

*Indicates religion elective.  5 electives are required for the major
 
Special Requirements Concerning This Major: A reading knowledge in a foreign language (Chinese, French, German, Spanish) is recommended to students bound for Graduate study in Religion.  In addition, it is strongly recommended to take courses in the Philosophy program.
NOTE: May Term Religion courses are rotated: REL 3024 The Synoptic Gospels; REL 3454 The Gospel of John; REL 2324 Journey Through the Bible (travel trip to Israel); REL 2294 Special Topics in Religion.
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