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requirements for religious studies minors

We offer an 18-credit minor in religious studies for students who either:

  • wish to explore the influence on and interrelationships between religion and such cultural institutions and areas of human experience as art, history, literature, politics, ethics, and science; or
  • wish to be prepared to teach world religions or aspects of religion as part of humanities programs in schools; or
  • intend to do graduate work in religious studies programs.

Requirements:

  • PHI 207 - Religious Dimensions in Human Existence, and
  • PHI 403 - Contemporary Religious Issues

The remaining 12 credits are selected from the following courses with the advice of the coordinator:

  • ANT 330 - Anthropology of Religion
  • LIT 300 - Literature of the Old Testament
  • LIT 302 - Literature of the New Testament
  • PHI 208 - Asian Religion
  • PHI 211 - Asian Philosophy: India
  • PHI 212 - Asian Philosophy: China and Japan
  • PHI 301 - History of Jewish Thought
  • PHI 302 - History of Christian Thought
  • PHI 303 - History of Islamic Thought
  • PHI 309 - Women and Religion, The Old and New Eve
  • PHI 355 - Philosophy of Religion

Religious Studies Coordinator:

 

Prof. Krystyna G≤rniak-Kocikowska
Office: EN D217
Phone: (203) 392-6784
E-mail:gorniakk1@southernct.edu

 The Philosophy Department at Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street • Engleman Hall D215A • New Haven, CT • 06515

Phone: (203) 392-6775 • Fax: (203) 392-6779

E-mail:magnottis1@southernct.edu