Religion & Philosophy Requirements

Summary of 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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 credits
* This course may also be used to satisfy Core requirements.
B. Students can choose one of three tracks:
I. RPH major with a track 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
II. RPH major with a track 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
III. RPH major with a track 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