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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Phone
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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.

 

These requirements will become effective as of Fall 2018 semester.
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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 I through 5.

1. Two 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.

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:

Classics 3200 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3030),Classics 3238 (this course is the same as Women's Studies 3710), Classics 3244 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3035 and History 3025), Comparative Literature 3621, English 3183, Judaic Studies 3017, Judaic Studies 3031, Judaic Studies 3014, Judaic Studies 4022 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3010), 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, Philosophy 3113, Philosophy 3721, Philosophy 3722, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3110, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 3115, Art 3014, Art 3018, Art 3022, Art 3026, Art 3030, Art 3038, Art 3046, Art 3124, Art 3151, History 3102 (this course is the same as Judaic Studies 3036), History 3103(this course is the same as Judaic Studies 4034), History 3104 (this course is the same as Judaic Studies 3037), 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), Studies in Religion 3006 (this course is the same as History 3317), Studies in Religion 3024 (this course is the same as History 3033), Studies in Religion 3025 (this course is the same as History 3044), Studies in Religion 3035 (this course is the same as History 3025), Studies in Religion 3041 (this course is the same as Classics 3241.)

4. One of the following courses in the history of religions (3 credits), plus any prerequisite of the course: Africana Studies 3210, Africana Studies 3103 (this course is the same as History 3561), 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 3416 (this course is the same as American Studies 3106), History 3100, History 3317 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3006), History 3025 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3035), History 3044 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3025), History 3310 (this course is the same as Classics 3227), History 3532 (this course is the same as Studies in Religion 3025), History 3561 (this course is the same as Africana Studies 3101), 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. Studies in Religion 3050 (this is the same as History 3315).

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

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.