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|
|Two courses from any Core area above or the list of Elective Courses||6 sh|
|TOTAL HOURS||15 sh|
For the list of courses that fulfill the above requirements see the Religious Studies Minor Requirements General Catalog page in the General Catalog.