Jul 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin

FYG - Religious Studies, BA

Religious Studies, BA

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Program Code 102A
CIP Code: 38.0201

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Language Requirements (3 Hours)

Students are required to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency in a language other than English. Intermediate-level proficiency is demonstrated by successful completion of a 4th-semester language course in one of the following:

Note: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course and intermediate language course I are prerequisites for *intermediate level II course. Placement tests are designed for placement purposes only and a score on this test alone is not sufficient to demonstrate intermediate-level proficiency.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.


Major Requirements (36 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

  • At least 18 semester hours must be at or above 3000 level.

Core Religion Courses (18 Hours)

Religion Electives (18 Hours)

Courses taken for credit in section III-A may NOT also be counted in this section.

**** Please see a Religious Studies advisor, or contact the department, for a list of suggested tracks: Asian Religions; Religion, Culture & Society; Pre-Graduate Religious Studies; and Pre-Seminary.

A maximum of 6 hours of internship (i.e., any combination of REL 2900 & 4900) may count towards the degree.

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

  • Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

Electives (16-25 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for the degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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