Christian Studies Minor

(RLST was formerly CPRL)

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Students minoring in Christian studies are required to take 21 units, distributed as follows:

Required Courses (12 units):

  • RLST 200 Introduction to Christianity (3)
  • RLST 300 Methods of Studying Religion (3)
  • RLST 351 History and Development of Early Christian Thought (3)
  • RLST 352 History and Development of Modern Christian Thought (3)

 

Elective Courses (9 units):

  • RLST 201 Introduction to the New Testament (3)
  • RLST 302 Religion and Ecology (3)
  • RLST 311 Religion and Film (3)
  • CPLT/RLST 312 The Bible as Literature (3)
  • RLST 320 The End of the World (3)
  • RLST 321 Psychology of Religion (3)
  • AFRO/RLST 325 African-American Religion (3)
  • RLST 331T New Testament Studies (3)
  • RLST 333 Religion and Sexuality (3)
  • RLST 335 Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Compared (3)
  • RLST 350T Major Christian Traditions (3)
  • RLST 358 Comparative Mysticism (3)
  • RLST 367 Religion in Latino/a Life (3)
  • RLST 370 New Religious Movements (3)
  • RLST 375 Conceptions of the Afterlife (3)
  • RLST 380 Religion and Violence (3)
  • RLST 381 Religion and Politics in the U.S.A. (3)
  • RLST 397 Religion and Science (3)
  • RLST 400 Religion, the Media, and Contemporary Culture (3)
  • HIST/RLST 412A History of the Christian Church to the Reformation (3)
  • HIST/RLST 412B History of the Christian Church from the Reformation to the Present (3)
  • HIST/RLST 417B Roman Empire (3)
  • HIST 420 The Byzantine Empire (3)
  • HIST/RLST 425B The Reformation (3)
  • SOCI/RLST 458 Sociology of Religious Behavior (3)
  • RLST 485T Major Religious Thinkers and Concepts (3)**

**When the content pertains to the Christian tradition.