Minor in Religious Studies

The minor in religious studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in religious studies courses, including 12 s.h. completed at The University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in the minor. Course work for the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. With the recommendation of the department's undergraduate committee and approval of the faculty, students may count a maximum of 3 s.h. of transfer credit toward the minor.

The minor in religious studies requires the following course work:

At least two foundation courses numbered 001-019 and 021-049 (1000-1999) 6 s.h.
At least two advanced courses numbered 020, and 050 or above (2000-4999) 6 s.h.
One course at any level 3 s.h.

Students are encouraged to include 032:015 (RELS:1015) Religions in a Global Context: The Critical Role of Religion in International Affairs and 032:196 (RELS:4950) Senior Majors Seminar in the minor.