Religious Studies

Courses & Requirements

Areas of concentration are offered in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Asian Religions, Ancient Mediterranean Religions, and Religion, Culture and Society. 

Among the courses you might find intriguing, for instance, are: Yiddish Literature in Translation, the Holocaust, From Chant to Mozart, Global Christianities, Islamic Art and Architecture, Women and Politics in the Muslim World, Tibetan Art, From Bombs to Buddhism, Religion in the Pagan World and Ancient World Mythology.

As a religious studies major, you will become well-versed in the textual, philosophical, scientific and historical methodologies used in this field. The program offers a major, an interdepartmental major and a minor.