2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Comparative Religion, BA (GPS)


This plan outlines a four-year path to graduation. You are expected to satisfy all “success marker” courses, grades, and GPAs as specified. For part-time students and students needing to complete background material, this schedule represents the order in which courses should be taken. This suggested plan to four-year graduation does not replace regular advising appointments. Some course offerings may change.

Term One


Total: 16 Credit Hours


Success Markers:  Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 1100 with C or better.

Term Two


  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Beginning Language Course II (1020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL 2000-level Course Credit Hour(s): 3**
  • WSU Science Course Credit Hour(s): 4
  • WSU Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 16 Credit Hours


Success Markers:  Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete one language course with C or better.

Term Three


  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Intermediate Language Course I (2020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL Upper-level Asian Religions Area Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • WSU Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL 2000-level course Credit Hour(s): 3**

Total: 15 Credit Hours


Success Markers:  Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete one MTH course.

Term Four


  • Credit Hour(s): 3
  • Intermediate Language Course II (2020 level) Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL Upper-level Western Religions Area Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL Upper-level Elective Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • WSU Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


Success Markers:  Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete ENG 2100 with C or better.

Term Five


  • CoLA Research Methods Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL Upper-Level Asian Religions Area Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL Upper-Level Elective Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • WSU Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


Success Markers:  Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better.

Term Six


  • REL Upper-Level Western Religions Area Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL Upper-Level Elective Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • WSU Core Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


Success Markers:  Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better; complete 20 upper-level credits.

Term Seven


  • REL Upper-Level Elective Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • REL Upper-Level Elective Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 15 Credit Hours


Success Markers:  Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better.

Term Eight


  • REL 4000-Level Advanced Course Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 4
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3
  • General Elective Credit Hour(s): 3

Total: 13 Credit Hours


Success Markers:  Maintain GPA of 2.0 or better.

Notes:


Languages include:  Arabic (ARA), American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese (CHI), French (FR), German (GER), Greek (GR), Latin (LAT), and Spanish (SPN).

*Students are encouraged to take REL1010 (World Religions) to meet the Area 3 Global Studies requirement in the Wright State Core.

**If a student takes REL 2040 and/or REL 2320 to meet Core Area requirements, then these courses will not count toward the 2000-level Introductory Religion course requirements in the major.

Graduation requires 120 total credit hours, 42 hours must be at the 3000 level or above.