Religious Studies minor

Degree Requirements (Minor)

For students admitted Summer 2013 or later

  1. A minimum of 15 credit hours in Religious Studies.
  2. At least one course above the 100 level chosen from three of the four areas:
    A (Africa, Europe, and West Asia)
    B (South and East Asia)
    C (The Americas)
    D (Theory, Ethics, Comparison)
  3. No more than two courses at the 100 level. (Critical Approaches courses taught by Religious Studies faculty can be counted in the minor. COLL-C103 or C104 counts as a 100 level class.)
  4. At least three courses (9 credit hours) must be at the 300 level or above.

Only courses with a grade of C- or better will be counted in the minor. A minimum GPA of 2.0 must be achieved in the minor.

10 hours of course work in Religious Studies must be completed on the IUB campus or in an IU-administered or IU-cosponsored Overseas Study Program.

For students admitted Summer 2010 - Spring 2013

  1. A minimum of 15 credit hours in Religious Studies.
  2. At least one course above the 100 level chosen from three of the four areas:
    A (Africa, Europe, and West Asia)
    B (South and East Asia)
    C (The Americas)
    D (Theory, Ethics, Comparison)
  3. No more than two courses at the 100 level. (Topics/Critical Approaches courses taught by Religious Studies faculty can be counted in the minor. COLL-E103 / COLL-C103 counts as a 100 level class.)
  4. At least two courses must be at the 300 level or above.

Only courses with a grade of C- or better will be counted in the minor. A minimum GPA of 2.0 must be achieved in the minor.

For students admitted Spring 2010 or earlier

  1. A minimum of 15 credit hours in Religious Studies.
  2. At least one course each in Western Religious Traditions and Eastern Religious Traditions.
  3. No more than two courses at the 100 level.
  4. At least two courses at the 300 level or above.

Only courses with a grade of C- or better will be counted in the minor. A minimum GPA of 2.0 must be achieved in the minor.

If you are interested in applying for a Religious Studies minor or have questions, contact Mary Nuznov, advisor, at mnuznov@indiana.edu