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The School of Theology offers two undergraduate minors not affiliated with any department:

For additional minors offered by the school’s three departments, see the Department of Biblical Studies, the Department of Practical Theology, and the Department of Theology and Philosophy.

Religion Minor

Requirements for the Religion Minor12 units
The religion minor consists of 12 upper-division units (four courses) with a minimum of 3 units each in theology (THEO), biblical studies (UBBL), and Christian ministries (MINC) or youth ministry (MINY). GLBL 301, GLBL 310, or PHIL 370 may also be used to meet the Christian ministries course requirement. (Only one global studies course can be used for the religion minor.) Traditional prerequisites must be met for each course. Courses cannot be double counted for a major and a minor.

Students must achieve a 2.5 cumulative GPA for all courses required for this minor.

Religion and Culture Minor

Requirements for the Religion and Culture Minor12 units
Religion plays an essential role in human society and history. Those wishing to study religion in general are urged to consider the minor in religion and culture. This interdisciplinary minor focuses the resources of several departments on the task of understanding religion in general. This program prepares students for graduate work in religious studies. The minor consists of 12 upper-division units from among these courses:
HIST 330
History of Religion in America
HIST 352
Renaissance and Reformation
PHIL 370
Comparative Religions
PHIL 410
Philosophy of Religion
PSYC 440
Psychology of Religion
SOC 360
Sociology of Religion
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.