Studies in Religion

This focal study investigates religion and cross-cultural religious practices from the disciplines of Anthropology, Art History, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science and History.

Instructions for Focal Study 20

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.

Complete two courses from the first cluster and one course from the second cluster.

First Cluster (complete 2 courses)
ANTH/REL 140 Intro to Comparative Religions 4 credits
ANTH/REL 240 Topics in Comparative Religion 4 credits
ARTHI 276 Art and Architecture of Asia 4 credits
HIST 113 Islamic Mid-East: 570-1300 4 credits
PHIL 205 Ancient Philosophy 4 credits
PHIL 206 Medieval Philosophy 4 credits
Second Cluster (complete 1 course)
ARTHI 342 Islamic Art and Architecture 4 credits
ENGL 337 Making of Medieval Literature 4 credits
ENGL 338 English Renaissance Literature 4 credits
HIST 301 Medieval Europe 4 credits
HIST 305 The History of Magic and Witchcraft 4 credits
HIST 306 Roman History 4 credits
PHIL 305 Asian Philosophy 4 credits
PHIL 309 Philosophy of Religion 4 credits
MUS/REL 341 Music in World Religions 4 credits
SOC 313 Sociology of Religion (no longer offered) 4 credits