The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Religious Studies, Minor

 

Minor Requirements - 18 Hours

Certain courses below appear in more than one section of the degree plan. The courses and related credit hours can only be applied only once to the degree. 

Religious Studies Core – 9 hours

Choose one:

RELS 1304/PHIL 1304Introduction to World Religions

3

RELS 2351Religious Diversity in the Global Community

3

Choose two:

RELS 1306Introduction to Asian Philosophy

3

RELS 3353/PHIL 3353Christianity

3

RELS 3354/PHIL 3354Islam

3

RELS 3355/PHIL 3355Buddhism

3

RELS 3356/PHIL 3356Judaism

3

Religious Studies Electives – 9 hours

Choose from:
SOCI 1301Introduction to Sociology

3

RELS 1306Introduction to Asian Philosophy

3

RELS 3301Ancient Religious Philosophy

3

PHIL 3302Medieval Philosophy

3

RELS 3305Religion in Latin America

3

RELS 3306Borderlands Religion and Spirituality

3

RELS 3307/PHIL 3307Indigenous Philosophies and Religions

3

PHIL 3350Philosophy of Religion

3

 

RELS 3351/PHIL 3351Religious Literature

3

Or

PHIL 3351/RELS 3351Religious Literature

3

 

RELS 3352/PHIL 3352Religion, Spirituality, Ecology

3

Or

PHIL 3352/RELS 3352Religion, Spirituality, Ecology

3

 

RELS 3353/PHIL 3353Christianity

3

RELS 3354/PHIL 3354Islam

3

RELS 3355/PHIL 3355Buddhism

3

RELS 3356/PHIL 3356Judaism

3

RELS 4350/PHIL 4350Religion and Science

3

RELS 4304Special Topics in Religion

3

RELS 3363/SOCI 3363Sociology of Religion

3