Pursuing Religious Studies

The minor in religious studies program at Regis supports students in critical thinking, writing, and speaking about questions of intimacy, meaning, and practical living. Students pursuing a religious studies minor will develop and support increased understanding of the religious, intellectual and cultural traditions of the Roman Catholic and in the wider community.
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Minor in Religious Studies

Degree Overview

Students pursuing a religious studies minor will develop and support increased understanding of the religious, intellectual and cultural traditions of the Roman Catholic and in the wider community. The religious studies minor is also designed to train students in critical thinking, writing, and speaking about questions of intimacy, meaning, and practical living.

Program Requirements

Listed below are the degree requirements for completion of the Minor in Religious Studies. Please note that recent course requirement updates might not be listed and you should contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

Recommended courses for Core Studies requirement include the following:
RT 201/RT 201C Religion and the Human Quest (3 ch)
RT 300-level Choose course (3 ch)
Upper Division Requirements (12 credit hours)
12 upper-division credit hours of Religious Studies (RT) courses selected with the approval of the major advisor
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 18 credit hours

Departmental Regulations

RT 201--Religion and the Human Quest is the prerequisite for all other courses in Religious Studies. The second Core course requirement may be satisfied by any RT 300 level course.

The Religious Studies Core requirement of six credit hours can be met with RT 201– Religion and the Human Quest and with another course designated by the subject RT, 300 level.

RT 499A and RT 499B (Senior Project A/B) are required of all majors. To graduate with a Religious Studies major, a grade of C, (2.00, or better is required for all courses in the major.

Any student seeking to utilize 12 or more credit hours of Religious Studies as part of any program at Regis is well advised to consult with the Religious Studies Department to facilitate the optimum selection of courses.

Transfer students majoring in Religious Studies must take a minimum of 12 semester hours of upper division Religious Studies courses through Regis College. The Department evaluates previous work completed by each transfer student to determine whether additional coursework beyond the 12 semester hours is necessary.

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