2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Comparative Religion Minor

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Program Description:

Because Religion is an integral part of human culture and society, this minor is a fitting complement to any Liberal Arts discipline. The Comparative Religion minor introduces students to the history and practices of the major world religions. Elective coursework is flexible, allowing students to choose to concentrate advanced study in their areas of interest.

Admissions Requirements:

The Comparative Religion Minor is open to all students who have been admitted into a degree program and who have a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Students enrolled in the Comparative Religion Minor program will 
  • acquire knowledge of diverse religious traditions
  • acquire knowledge of diverse religious practices in historical context
  • acquire critical thinking skills
  • acquire communication and writing skills

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Program Requirements:

Introductory Courses

  • One 1000-2000 level Religion course Credit Hour(s): 3

Note: Religion courses in the WSU Core may double count as Introductory Courses in the minor.

Credit Hours: 3

Advanced Courses

  • Five 3000-4000 level Religion courses Credit Hour(s): 15

Credit Hours: 15

Total Number of Credit Hours: 18

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