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  Sep 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Minor: Religious Studies


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 18

GPA requirements to earn minor: None.

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: Religious Studies minors must earn a minimum grade of “C” or better in all courses used for the minor.

Other requirements:  A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the University of Maine.

Contact Information: CLAS Center for Advising and Student Services, 105 Stevens Hall, (207) 581-1958


Religion has existed in all human cultures and continues to play an important role in most societies and in many conflicts. The Religious Studies curriculum is designed to help students understand these facts, regardless of whether they are themselves religious or not. 

Requirements


A minor in Religious Studies shall consist of at least 18 credit hours, of which at least 9 must be upper-level (300 and 400-level) courses. Students must achieve a grade of “C” or better in all courses used for the Religious Studies minor. All Religious Studies students must take at least one course in a discipline other than Anthropology or Philosophy.

Religious Studies students must take at least three courses in Category I (Courses with a primary focus on religion), and at least one course in Category II (Courses that focus on religion to a significant degree). Students can also request permission from the minor coordinator to receive credit for “Topics” courses with a primary focus on religion.
 

Category II: Courses that focus on religion to a signifiant degree


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