Lower Division Requirements
Foreign Language (Two years of a single foreign language) 18-20 cr.
WRIT 101, Composition (previously ENEX 101) or equivalent 3 cr.
Liberal Studies 151L, Introduction to Humanities (autumn or sum. semester only) 4 cr.
Liberal Studies 152L, Introduction to Humanities (spring or sum semester only) 4 cr.
Liberal Studies 161H, Introduction to Asian Humanities 3 cr.
Two 200-level Religion Courses: At least one course in religions of Near Eastern/Mediterranean origin and one in Religions of South Asian or East Asian origin 6 cr.
Near Eastern/Mediterranean (Pick at least one course)
- RLST 204H, Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament and the History of Ancient Israel
- RLST 205, Introduction to New Testament Studies
- RLST 221, Judaism
- RLST 225, Christianity
South or East Asian (Pick at least one course)
- RLST 232H, Buddhism
- RLST 234, Hinduism
- RLST 236, Chinese Religions
- RLST 238, Japanese Religions
RLST 300, Theory & Method in the Study of Religion 3cr.
Five courses (15 cr.) selected from among the following:
- NASX 304E, Natiive American Beliefs & Philosophy
- RLST 310, Topics in Biblical Studies (R-6)
- RLST 320, Ancient Judaism/Early Christianity (R-6)
- RLST 335, Western Religious Thought I: Ancient/Early Medieval
- RLST 336, Western Religious Thought II: Late Medieval/Early Modern
- RLST 353, Topics in South Asian Religions (R-6)
- RLST 354, Topics in East Asian Religions (R-6)
- RLST 360, Classics of Buddhist Literature (R-6)
- RLST 366, Tibetan Civilization
- RLST 367, Approaches to the Study of Zen Buddhism
- RLST 368, Contemporary Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia
- RLST 369, Contemplative Traditions of Asia
- RLST 370, Mysticism (R-6)
- AAS 374, African-American Religious Experience
- RLST 376, Contemporary Religious Thought (R-6)
- RLST 381E, Comparative Ethics
- AAS 450, Prayer and Civil Rights
Two Liberal Studies Courses with Religious Studies Content (for example, Liberal Studies 342, Topics in Comparative Literature and Religion) 6 cr.