Dec 05, 2022  
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-19 Undergraduate Bulletin Archived

Religious Studies Minor

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Owen Smith, coordinator
Boynton Building, Room 208B
Phone: (936) 468-2367

Advisory Committee
Kelly Salsbery (philosophy), Jill Carrington (art)


The 18-hour minor in religious studies intends to acquaint students with the rich history and continuing relevance of the world’s religious traditions. As an interdisciplinary minor, religious studies integrates the interactions between religion and other spheres of human activity such as art, music, literature and politics. Students pursuing the religious studies minor will gain a deeper understanding of religion as an impulse, a practice and a historical force.

Minor in Religious Studies

Elective Courses: (9 hours)

(A maximum of nine hours of the entire minor may come from one discipline.)

  • Topics courses that are applied toward the requirements for this minor must be directly related to religious studies.
  • All substitutions for required and elective courses must be approved by the director of the Division of Multidisciplinary Programs.

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