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

Program/Department Advisers

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Lauren Mancia Program Coordinator 718.951.2810 1123b Boylan Hall laurenmancia @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Please email for appointment

 

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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. Two of three introductory courses (6 credits): Studies in Religion 3003, Studies in Religion 3005, Classics 3237 (this course is the same as History 3310.)

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. Note that many of these methodological courses have prerequisites in their respective departments that are required and often satisfied by Pathways/College Option classes in that department. Students may also e-permit the Approaches to Religion course or any of the Theoretical Studies courses in Hunter College's Department of Religion.

3. Students must take THREE courses from at least TWO different academic disciplines/departments. The courses are ordered into categories by department below for the student's ease in discerning which courses come from which departments/disciplines. Note that many of the below courses have prerequisites in their respective departments that are required and often satisfied by Pathways/College Option classes in that department.

Africana Studies: Africana Studies 3210, History 3561 (this course is the same as Africana Studies 3101),

Anthropology: Anthropology 2408

Art: Art 3014, Art 3018, Art 3022, Art 3026, Art 3030, Art 3038, Art 3046, Art 3124, Art 3151

Chinese: Chinese 3710

Classics: Classics 3200 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3030), Classics 3238 (this course is the same as Women's and Gender Studies 3710), Classics 3244 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3035 and History 3025), Studies in Religion 3041(this course is the same as Classics 3241.)

English/Comparative Literature: Comparative Literature 3621, English 3183,

History: Studies in Religion 3006 (this course is the same as History 3317), History 3044), Studies in Religion 3035 (this course is the same as History 3025), American Studies 3106 (this course is the same as History 3416), History 3033, History 3101, History 3212, History 3315 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3050), History 3532 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3040) RELG 3020; HIST 3030; HIST 3350; HIST 3550; HIST 3554.

Judaic Studies: Judaic Studies 3017, Judaic Studies 3031 Judaic Studies 3014, Judaic Studies 3020(same as WGST 3222), Judaic Studies 3037, Judaic Studies 4017, Judaic Studies 3015, Judaic Studies 3036(this course is the same as History 3102), Judaic Studies 4018, Judaic Studies 4020, Judaic Studies 2545, Judaic Studies 4034(this course is the same as History 3103), Judaic Studies 4024, Judaic Studies 4054, Judaic Studies 3012, Judaic Studies 3013, Judaic Studies 3038, Judaic Studies 3023, Judaic Studies 3405(this course is the same as History 3552), Judaic Studies 3465, Judaic Studies 4195, Judaic Studies 4435, RELG 3011

Philosophy: Philosophy 3113, Philosophy 3721, Philosophy 3722,

Political Science: Political Science 3413 (same as RELG 3004), Political Science 3156 (same as RELG 3055)

Puerto Rican and Latino Studies: Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3115

4. Seminar in Studies in Religion: Studies in Religion 4001, History 4001, Philosophy 4105, Classics 4012.

Courses other than those listed, above including Studies in Religion 3060, 3070, 5002, 5003, may be credited toward requirements 3 and 4 with permission of the program director. Students may take no more than 6 credits of their major in Pathways/College Option General Education classes, and must take at least 9 credits in residence at Brooklyn College. Substitutions for any one of the above requirements can only be made in consultation with the program director.