Religious Studies and Philosophy Minors

Biblical Languages

A minor in Biblical Languages includes 15 hours of coursework in a combination of Hebrew and Greek courses.


Biblical Studies

A minor in Biblical Studies includes 15 hours of coursework, providing exploration of the Old and New Testament, as well as options to study Greek or Hebrew.


Christian History

A minor in Christian History includes 15 hours of coursework, providing exploration of the development of Christianity from the apostolic age through the Middle Ages and Reformation and into the 21st century.


Discipleship Studies

A minor in Discipleship Studies includes 15 hours of coursework, providing exploration of the history and philosophy of religious education, church leadership, and child, youth and adult discipleship.


Missiology

A minor in Missiology includes 15 hours of coursework, including the biblical foundations and practical application of Christian Missions, Global Christianity, Cross-Cultural Missiology, and understanding the major religions and religious movements in the world today. Students must also take RELI 245 as part of a Global Heritage General Education requirement.


Philosophy and Ethics

A minor in Philosophy and Ethics requires 15 hours of coursework, including introductions to philosophy and logic, as well as nine hours of electives in various branches of philosophy, ethics, and Christian perspectives.


World Religions

A minor in World Religions includes 15 hours of coursework, and includes an exploration of the religions of India, China and Japan. The minor also includes a study of Judaism, Islam and Contemporary Religious Movements. Students must also take RELI 245 as part of a Global Heritage General Education requirement.


Youth Discipleship

A minor in Youth Discipleship includes 15 hours of coursework, providing education in adolescent psychology and the discipleship of youth, an internship or course practicum related to youth discipleship, as well as options to study crisis counseling or family communication.