Religious Studies Minors


Asian and Pacific Religions Minor (15 credits):
In addition to completion of the pre-minor requirements, the student must complete: Two courses (6 credits): selected from: RE 357, RE 359, RE 365, RE 450, or RE 460; Two courses (6 credits): selected from: RE 455, RE 461, RE 469, RE 471, RE 472, or RE 480 Special Topic in Asian or Hawaiian Religions; The student must also select one course (3 credits) from the following list of related courses: AN 350, 357; HI 442, 443, 444, 450, 451, 452, 453; and PSY 476, 477, 478, 479.

Upon completion of the Asian and Pacific Religions minor, students will be able to:

  1. Utilize the key concepts of Asian and Pacific religious worldviews in a critical reflection on integral human experience.

  2. Engage in respectful dialogue on religious meaning in our globalized, multicultural society.

  3. Employ Asian and Pacific moral imagination in moral reasoning and decision making that affirms and/or challenges secular and cultural values.

Christian Studies Minor (15 credits):
In addition to completion of the pre-minor requirements and the general education 300-level requirement in religion, the student must complete a total of six upper division religion courses (15 credits) covering the following areas of study: Scripture (6 credits): RE 314 and RE 315; Spirituality (3 credits): chosen from RE 324, RE 326, or RE/PH 425; Christology (3 credits): RE 301; Elective: choose one (3 credit) upper division course selected from the religion (RE) courses in the Christian Studies area in consultation with program advisor.

Upon completion of the Christian Studies minor, students will be able to:

  1. Utilize the key concepts of Catholic theology in a critical reflection on integral human experience.

  2. Engage in respectful dialogue on religious meaning in our globalized, multicultural society.

  3. Employ Christian moral imagination in moral reasoning and decision making that affirms and/or challenges secular and cultural values.