For general university requirements, see¬†Graduation Requirements. In addition, students also must satisfy the distribution requirements and complete no fewer than 60 semester hours outside the departmental requirements for a program totaling at least 120 semester hours. See¬†Distribution Requirements (on Graduation Requirements page) and¬†Majors.
Students majoring or double-majoring in religious studies¬†must complete:
The 30 hours for majors or 24 hours for double majors must include the following requirements:
In order to ensure breadth and depth in the major, election of courses should be worked out programmatically with a faculty member advisor or the Director of Undergraduate Studies so that at least 3 courses form a concentrated area of study.
Qualified undergraduates may choose the option of writing a senior thesis and submitting it to the department for consideration to receive Distinction in Research and Creative Works. ¬†For details about the submission process and this honors award, visit the department's website. ¬†To complete the thesis, the student elects RELI 400 "Senior Thesis." Students must have a minimum 3.2 GPA in Religion courses prior to enrolling in RELI 400, a Religion faculty supervisor, and the permission of the Undergraduate Director. ¬†Further details are available upon consultation with the Undergraduate Director.