B.A. degree program for studies in religion (dual major)
HEGIS code 1510
NYS SED program code 82421

Program/Department Advisers

Name
Title
Phone
Email
Office Hours
Estey, Ken UG Advisor 718.951.1755 3311 James Hall kestey @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Tues. and Fri. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

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Program requirements (21 credits plus a major in a department approved by the program director)
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Students must complete 21 credits chosen from the required courses listed below, in addition to completing a primary major in a related field approved by the program director.
A dual major may apply up to three credits from his or her primary major toward fulfilling the requirements of the Program of Studies in Religion.

Students must complete parts 1 through 5.

1. Two introductory courses (6 credits):
Studies in Religion 3003, Studies in Religion 3005.

2. One of the following courses in methodological approaches to religion (3 credits), plus any prerequisite of the course:
Anthropology 3185, Philosophy 3730, Sociology 2700.

3. Two of the following courses in the thought, literature, or the arts of religious traditions (6 credits), plus any prerequisite of the courses; courses must be chosen from different religious traditions:
Art 11.5, Art 11.6, Classics 3200 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3030.), Classics 17, Comparative Literature 33.1, Comparative Literature 3621, English 3183, Hebrew 4451, Judaic Studies 3017, Judaic Studies 18.1 or 30, Judaic Studies 18.2 or 3031, Judaic Studies 3014, Judaic Studies 4022 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3010.), Judaic Studies 3037 or 41, Philosophy 3722, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3110, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3115, Studies in Religion 3010 (this course is the same as Judaic Studies 4022), Studies in Religion 3030 (this course is the same as Classics 3200)

4. One of the following courses in the history of religions (3 credits), plus any prerequisite of the course:
Africana Studies 3210, American Studies 3106 (this course is the same as History 3416), Classics 37, History 21.7, History 3033, History 3101, History 3212, History 3315 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3050), History 3416 (this course is the same as American Studies 3106.), Judaic Studies 3012, Judaic Studies 3013, Studies in Religion 3050 (this course is the same as History 3315.)

5. Seminar in studies in religion:
Studies in Religion 4001.

Courses other than those listed, including Studies in Religion 3060, may be credited toward requirements 3 and 4 with permission of the program director.
Related courses (partial list): Anthropology 2408, Chinese 3710, Comparative Literature 6 or 42.1.