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Religious Studies
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Beth Moreno
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Degree Program

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The Religious Studies Major
The Religious Studies Minor

The Religious Studies Major

Major Requirements: Minimum 36 units.

Core Requirements  
RELI 034 Introduction to Religion                                                                           
RELI 134 World Religions                                                                                        
RELI 196 Religious Studies Seminar1                                                                       

Electives:  3 additional RELI courses2                                                                      

Note:

  1. RELI 196 is recommended to be taken during the last two semesters.
  2. Students can opt to replace no more than two Religious Studies courses with internships at religious communities in Stockton or another nearby city (i.e., a local church, mosque, synagogue, and Buddhist or Sikh temple.  

Concentrations

Complete one of the following concentrations:            

Religion, Culture, and Media
Select three of the following:                                                                                    

  • RELI 027 Portraits of Jesus
  • RELI 039 Introduction to Digital Humanities
  • RELI 104 Religion of the Pharaohs
  • RELI 170 Bible in America RELI 171 Religion and Cinema           

Asian Religions            
Select three of the following:                                                                                    

  • RELI 043 Social Ethics
  • RELI 135 Asian Religious Traditions
  • RELI 152 Confucian Traditions
  • RELI 154 Buddhist Traditions   

Egypt and Near East      
Select three of the following:

  • RELI 025 New Testament and Christian Origins
  • RELI 030 Western Traditions
  • RELI 102 Ancient Egypt and the Near East
  • RELI 023 Old Testament (Hebrew Bible)
  • RELI 104 Religion of the Pharaohs
  • RELI 130 The Christian Tradition           

Pre-Seminary            
Select three of the following:

  • RELI 023 Old Testament (Hebrew Bible)
  • RELI 025 New Testament and Christians Origins  
  • RELI 027 Portraits of Jesus
  • RELI 043 Social Ethics
  • RELI 130 The Christian Tradition              

Society and Ethics            
Select three of the following:                                                                                    

  • RELI 043 Social Ethics
  • RELI 044 Sex, Sin, and Salvation
  • RELI 142 Business Ethics
  • RELI 145 Biomedical Ethics
  • RELI 039 Introduction to Digital Humanties         

Religious Studies Minor

Minor Requirements:
RELI 034  Introduction to Religion              
RELI 134  World Religions

Select one of the following:        

  • RELI 023 Hebrew Bible    
  • RELI 025 New Testament and Christian Origins    

Two RELI Electives