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B.A. in Religious Studies

B.A. in Religious Studies

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 39 credit hours with grades of C or better, with a minimum of 24 credit hours taken in the Department of Philosophy and Religion Course Requirements REQUIRED RELG-105 The Religious Heritage of the West FA2 (3) RELG-185 The Religious Heritage of Asia FA3 (3) RELG-210 Non-Western Religious Traditions FA3 (3) or RELG-220 Religious Thought FA2 (3) RELG-330 Approaches to Studying Religion (3) RELG-391 Internship in Religious Studies (1-6) (3 credit hours required) 9 CREDIT HOURS IN RELIGION COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING: RELG-470 Islam (3) RELG-471 Topics in Jewish Religion (3) RELG-472 Religion in America (3) RELG-473 Hinduism (3) RELG-475 Religion and Violence (3) RELG-486 Topics in Religious Discussion (3) 6 CREDIT HOURS IN PHILOSOPHY COURSES FROM THE FOLLOWING: PHIL-220 Moral Philosophy FA2 (3) PHIL-235 Theories of Democracy and Human Rights FA2 (3) PHIL-400 Ancient Philosophy (3) PHIL-418 Chinese Philosophy (3) PHIL-419 Buddhist Philosophy (3) PHIL-420 Seminar on Ethical Theory (3) PHIL-425 Seminar on Modern Moral Problems (3) 9 CREDIT HOURS FROM THE FOLLOWING: ANTH-330 Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (3) ANTH-331 Taboos (3) HIST-239 Topics in European History (3) (approved topics) HIST-245 Modern Jewish Civilization (3) HIST-344 Topics in Jewish History (3) (approved topics) JWST-320 Topics in Jewish Culture (3) PSYC-335 Psychology of Religion (3) SOCY-315 Classical Social Theory (3)