Minor in Religious Studies

The undergraduate minor in religious studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in religious studies courses, including 12 s.h. in courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students may count up to 3 s.h. of transfer credit toward the minor with approval of the department’s undergraduate committee. All students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all departmental and UI courses for the minor. Coursework for the minor cannot be taken pass/nonpass.

Students must take one course from at least three different core areas for a total of 9 s.h. The remaining 6 s.h. may be taken from any of the five core areas or from the list of Elective Courses. At least one course (3 s.h.) must be at 3000 level or above.

Core Areas: (one course from three different areas below)   9 sh
     Social Justice, Equity, Inclusion, and Religion  
     Religion in History  
     Religion in Global Context  
     Religion, Values, and Culture  
     Special Topics and Current Events  
Additional Coursework  
     Two courses from any Core area above or the list of Elective Courses   6 sh

For the list of courses that fulfill the above requirements see the Religious Studies Minor Requirements General Catalog page in the General Catalog.