Religion & Philosophy Requirements

Requirements for a Major in Religion and Philosophy

A. Students can receive a general RPH major
RPH majors are required to take 4 of the 8 courses listed below.
RPH 110 Old Testament* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
RPH 120 New Testament* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
RPH 130 Introduction to Christian Theology* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
RPH 140 Introduction to World Philosophies* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
RPH 150 World Religions* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
RPH 201 The Western Intellectual Tradition I* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
RPH 202 The Western Intellectual Tradition II* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
RPH 306 Logic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
Seven additional courses in religion and philosophy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 credits
RPH 480 Advanced Seminar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 credits
Total Core: 36 credits

* This course may also be used to satisfy Core requirements.
 

Additional Major Requirements

Tracks

Emphasis in Religion
A. 4 of the first 8 courses above (same as general RPH major)
B. Seven courses from the following:
                  RPH 205: Introduction to Ethics
                  RPH 320: Christian Ethics
                  RPH 325: Jesus and the Gospels
                  HIS/RPH 329: The Early Church
                  HIS/RPH 331: The Middle Ages
                  RPH 340: Philosophy of Religion
                  HIS/RPH 354: The Byzantine Empire
                  HIS 355/RPH 358: The Reformation
                  RPH 365: Topics in Religion
                  RPH 399: International Travel Course
                  RPH 450: Independent Study
                  RPH 460: Practicum
C. RPH 480: Advanced Seminar


Emphasis in Philosophy
A. 4 of the first 8 courses above (same as general RPH major)
B. Seven courses from the following:
                  RPH 350: Business and Professional Ethics
                  EDU/RPH 333: Philosophy of Education
                  RPH 306 Logic
                  RPH 310: Philosophy of Art
                  RPH 315: Feminist Thought
                  POL/RPH 351: Ancient Political Philosophy
                  POL/RPH 353: Modern Political Philosophy
                  RPH 362: Environmental Ethics
                  RPH 370: Topics in Philosophy
                  RPH 410: Virtue Ethics
                  RPH 415: Plato Seminar
                  RPH 450: Independent Study
                  RPH 460: Practicum
C. RPH 480 Advanced Seminar


Emphasis in Ethics
A. Four of the first eight courses listed above (same as general RPH major)
B. Seven courses from the following:
                  RPH 205: Introduction to Ethics
                  RPH 306: Logic
                  RPH 350: Business and Professional Ethics
                  RPH 315: Feminist Ethics
                  RPH 320: Christian Ethics
                  RPH 362: Environmental Ethics
                  RPH 450: Independent Study
                  RPH 460: Practicum
C. RPH 480: Advanced Seminar