VWU Global Campus Commencement Ceremony 2022

Major Requirements

Major Requirements: Religious Studies (BA)

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

Comparative Analysis

Select one of the following:
RELST 113: Introduction to Religious Studies
RELST 116: World Religions

4

Literary and Exegetical Analysis

Select two of the following:
RELST 217: The Old Testament World
RELST 218: The New Testament World
RELST 251/351: Bible & Literature

8

Historical Analysis

Select two of the following:
RELST 303:Saints & Heretics: Christian History I
RELST 304:Damned & Saved: Christian History II
RELST 326:Methodism

8

Institutional Analysis

Select one of the following:
RELST 232: Religion & American Politics
RELST 233: Religion & Constitutional Law

4

Social/Cultural Analysis

Select one of the following:
RELST 335: Christian Theology & Film
RELST 363/463: Sports & Religion

4
Seminar
RELST 361/461:Thinkers/Topics in Religion
4
Capstone
RELST 364: Mediating Religious Conflict
4
Total 36

Minor Requirements: Religious Studies

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

Select one of the following:
RELST 113: Introduction to Religious Studies
RELST 116: World Religions
4
One Religious Studies course at the 200 level or above 4
Two Religious Studies course at the 300/400 level or above 8
One Religious Studies course at the 200 level or above 4
Total 20

Minor Requirements: Jewish Studies

Course Number And Title

Sem. Hrs.

One of the following:
RELST 180: Judaism & Film
RELST 181: Judaism through Food

4

One of the following*:
HIST 451: History of the Holocaust
POLS 338: Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa
RELST 140: Religion in  American Culture
RELST 217: The Old Testament World

4

One of the following*:

GER 305: Short Prose of Kafka
GER 340: German Cinema: Art & Politics
HIST 348: History of Modern Germany
RELST 361/461: Thinkers/Topics in Religion (as applicable)

8
JST 381: Internship in Jewish Studies 4
JST 481: Readings in Jewish Studies  
Total 20