Course Requirements

Foundations

Approaches to the Study of Religion

Electives

  • One Religious Studies elective

Allied Fields

  • Two Allied Fields courses, approved by advisor or Chair.  

Area Studies

  • Seven courses required, five of which must be at the 300 level; choose at least three in one primary area and at least two more in one or more areas different from the primary area.

Area Studies Courses

Africa and the Diaspora

The Americas

Asia

Christianity

Islam

Judaism

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

 

IWS 263

RELIGION AND POLITICS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

An exploration of Judaism, Christianity and Islam as they develop and interact in the Middle East, historically and in terms of contemporary religious and political issues. Includes a study of personal narratives of people from Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities. Cross-listed as REL 263.