Requirements and Details

Total program: 44-45 semester hours

Core Requirements:

Code Course Title Units
PHIL 110 Introduction to Philosophy, or
REL 100 Introduction to Religion 4
PHIL 351 Philosophy of Religion 4
PHIL 490 or
REL 490
Research Strategies 0-1
PHIL 499 or
REL 499
Senior Project 4

Ancient or Medieval Philosophy: one course with AM designation (4 semester hours)

Code Course Title Units
PHIL 321 History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy 4
PHIL 350 Topics in Religion with AM mark 4
PHIL 371 Classical Political Philosophies 4

Modern or Contemporary Philosophy: one course with MC designation (4 semester hours)

Code Course Title Units
PHIL 322 History of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy 4
PHIL 350 Topics in Philosophy with MC mark 4
PHIL 373 Modern Political Theory 4
PHIL 375 Contemporary Political Theory 4

Scripture: one course with SC designation (4 semester hours)

Code Course Title Units
REL 220 Survey of Old Testament/Hebrew Scriptures 4
REL 230 Survey of New Testament 4
REL 331 Jesus and His Teachings 4
REL 335 The First Christians 4
REL 390 Topics in Religion with SC designation 4

Theology: one course with TH designation (4 semester hours)

Code Course Title Units
REL 348 Formative Thinkers of 20th Century Theology 4
REL 349 Contemporary Themes in Christian Thought 4
REL 390 Topics in Religion with TH designation 4

Religion & Society: one course with RS mark (4 semester hours)

Code Course Title Units
REL 388 American Baptist Missions Today 4
REL 390 Topics in Religion with RS designation 4
REL 398 Topics in Urban Studies 4
REL 497 Internship 1-4

Non-Western Religion: one course with NW (4 semester hours)

Code Course Title Units
REL 305 World Religions: East 4
REL 390 Topics in Religion with NW designation 4

Electives: 8 semester

Two upper-division courses with either the REL or PHIL designation (Interdisciplinary courses that include Religion or Philosophy as a discipline can be applied here.)