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B.A., Religion & Philosophy

We offer a major in Religion & Philosophy (B.A. Degree) with a concentration either in Theology & Philosophy or in Christian Ministries:

RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY MAJOR (B.A. Degree)

Hours

The Religion & Philosophy CORE (Required of All Religion & Philosophy Majors):

21

PHIL 1155 Introduction to Logic OR PHIL 1166 Critical Thinking

PHIL 1600 Worldviews 

PHIL 2170 - Ethics

3

REL 1030 – Introduction to Religion

3

REL 1121 - Hebrew Bible Introduction

3

REL 1122 - New Testament Introduction

3

REL/PHIL 4500 - Capstone in Religion & Philosophy
Additionally, RELP majors must fulfill requirements for a departmental portfolio system.

3

Area of Concentration - Selected from:
Theology & Philosophy (27)
Christian Ministries (30)

27-30

 

THEOLOGY & PHILOSOPHY Concentration

Hours

PHIL 2050 - Principles of Philosophy

3

PHIL 2540 Philosophy & Religion in Literature

3

PHIL 2700 Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
OR
PHIL 2800 Modern and Contemporary Philosophy

3

PHIL 3575 - Philosophy of Religion

3

REL 1035 - Near Eastern Religions

3

REL 1036 - Far Eastern Religions

3

REL 2000 - History of the Christian Church

3

REL 3600 - Twentieth-Century Theologians

3

Departmental Electives

3

Concentration Total:

27

Total (Concentration + CORE):

48 

 

CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES Concentration

EDUC 3010 - Integrated Arts for Elementary Teachers

3

REL 2035 - Comparative Denominations

3

REL 2150 – Principles & Practice of Community I

3

REL 2535 - Christian Beliefs

3

REL 3000 - Faith Development

3

REL 3150 – Principles & Practice of Community II

3

REL 4201 – Practicum  (fieldwork supervised by Catawba)

3

REL 4401 - Internship  (supervised outside Catawba)

3

Suggested or Departmental Electives

6

Concentration Total:

30

Total (Concentration + CORE):

51