Religious Studies Minor

(RLST was formerly CPRL)

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

Lower-Division Requirements (9 units):

Introduction to the Study of Religion (3 units)

  • RLST 100 Introduction to the Study of Religion (3) or
  • RLST 105 Religion and the Quest for Meaning (3) or
  • RLST 110 Religions of the World (3)

 

Introduction to Western Religious Traditions (3 units)

  • RLST 200 Introduction to Christianity (3) or
  • RLST 201 Introduction to the New Testament (3) or
  • RLST 210 Introduction to Judaism (3) or
  • RLST 250 Introduction to Islam (3)

 

Introduction to Non-western Religious Traditions (3 units):

  • RLST 270T Introduction to Asian Religions (3) or
  • RLST 280 Introduction to Buddhism (3)

Upper-Division Requirements (12 units):

Core Requirement (3 units):

  • RLST 300 Methods of Studying Religion (3)

 

Elective Courses (9 units):

  • Any nine units of upper-division courses in comparative religion.