Cultural Studies - Religious Studies Concentration - For Students Matriculated Before July 1, 2006

Feb. 1 1993 — AOS Guidelines: Cultural Studies

Concentration: Religious Studies

Framework: Disciplinary

The field of religious studies encompasses a variety of histories, issues and questions. Concentrations should include perspectives and approaches to religious thought and activity including:

  • Religion as a discipline.
  • Textual criticism and analysis.
  • Historical and social-science methods.

Concentrations in religious studies should include studies leading to an understanding of:

  • The phenomenon of religion as an aspect of human experience.
  • Recurring religious themes, patterns and structures.
  • The different perspectives of the nature of religious study.
  • The major religious traditions and religious thinkers, including western and nonwestern.

Effective through June 30, 2006