Religious Studies, Minor
The curriculum of our major and minor seeks to provide understanding and knowledge of the religious experience in society through relevant study in the Schools of Humanities, Social Sciences, Social Ecology, and the Arts. It employs a wide variety of approaches and methods in order to comprehend in the broadest sense the role of religion and its relationship to other significant human factors. Note that our faculty encourages students to take at least some of the courses for the major or minor at universities abroad, either through the University of California's Education Abroad Program, or independently.
Requirements for the Minor
|REL STD 5A||World Religions I|
|REL STD 5B||World Religions II|
|REL STD 5C||Religious Dialogue|
|REL STD 110||Thinking about Religion: Theories and Methodologies|
|or REL STD 110W||Thinking about Religion: Theories and Methodologies|
|B. Four upper-division electives selected from the three categories under B in the B.A. in Religous Studies, including at least one course from both categories 1 and 2. Two of the four courses must be outside of the student’s major. One relevant lower-division course may be substituted for an upper-division course, with prior approval.|
Residence Requirement for the Minor: Four upper-division courses required for the minor must be completed successfully at UCI. Two of the four may be taken through the UC Education Abroad Program, provided course content is approved by the Director of the Religious Studies program.