Home

Academic Programs

Courses of special interest:

  • Biblical History and Archaeology
  • Buddhist Religious Traditions
  • Christian Theological Reflection
  • Hindu Religious Traditions
  • Islamic Religious Traditions
  • Journey Through the Bible (travel to Israel and Egypt)
  • Paul in the Roman Empire (travel to Turkey and Greece)
  • Quest for the Historical Jesus

Catalog 2013-2014

The major includes a foundational base in multiple religious traditions and methods. Subsequently, students can pursue their own interests by concentrating in either Western or non-Western courses.

May term travel courses are offered regularly. All majors and minors enroll in a senior capstone seminar in which they conduct research, write a paper, and present their work to the class.

Religion Major/Minor Patterns
Major
10 course units chosen in consultation with the program faculty to include:
REL 1014 Introduction to Religion
REL 1054 The Judaeo-Christian Heritage
REL 2024 The Bible
REL 1134 Foundations of Asian Religions
REL 4444 Seminar in Religious Studies
5 electives

Recommendation: Students planning graduate work should take French or German through 1034.
Minor
6 course units chosen in consultation with the program faculty to include:
REL 1014 Introduction to Religion
REL 4444 Seminar in Religious Studies
4 electives
Contact Us | Maps & Directions | Feedback | © 2003-2014 Transylvania University. All rights reserved.

Transylvania University admits students regardless of age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other classification protected by federal or state law or local ordinance.