The major requires a minimum of 39 semester hours of School courses, with a core of 27 semester hours. The religious education major core includes courses that are basic for all students in ministry. * Six hours are part of the university general education core curriculum. The religious education major core includes the following courses:
By supplementing a major in Religious Education with one of the following minors, one may prepare for careers in:
Religious print media, radio, television - minor: media communications specialist
Religious writing - minor: English
Family and personal counseling in a Christian ministry context - minor (or preferably, major): psychology
Christian recreation - minor: exercise and sport science
Music ministry - minor: music
Religious dramatic ministry - minor: communication and theatre
Christian social ministries - minor: sociology
Ethnic ministries - minor: Spanish or German
Christian schools - minor: education
Religious art - minor: art
Recommended Sequence of Courses
Bachelor of Arts - Religion Education Recommended Sequence of Courses - listed is the recommended rotation based on a B.A. degree program. For complete information on the general education and graduation requirements for the B.A. degree program, please refer to the undergraduate programs section of the catalog.
RLGN 0001 Theological Research and Writing Lab: this course must be taken as a co-requisite with the ﬁrst upper-level (advanced) RLGN/RLED/PHIL course which requires a research paper or if required by the instructor of an upper-level RLGN/RLED/PHIL course.
(39 semester hours) *Six hours are part of the university general education core curriculum.