Ph.D Minor

Ph.D Minor

Students interested in a Ph.D. minor in Religious Studies should select a Faculty Advisor from the Program's affiliated faculty. (Please note that only regular faculty, not academic staff, may act as a graduate advisor) and fill out the Ph.D. Minor Planning Form PDF format.

Ph.D Minor

Students interested in a Ph.D. minor in Religious Studies should select a Faculty Advisor from the Program's affiliated faculty. (Please note that only regular faculty, not academic staff, may act as a graduate advisor) and fill out the Ph.D. Minor Planning Form PDF format.

The Ph.D. Minor Requirements
-Four courses at the 300-level or above, totaling at least 10 credits
-One of these four courses taken in "approaches to religion" (see below or check with Program office for a list of such courses)
-Registration for these courses (especially those that are cross-listed with other academic units) from within Religious Studies.
-A grade of B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better in each course

Upon completing their coursework, students must complete the Ph.D. Minor Certification Form PDF format to confirm that the minor requirements are satisfied.

"Approaches to Religion" courses
343 Anthropology of Religion

374 Rhetoric of Religion

465 Religion and Politics

479 Ritual and Ritual Theory

501 Philosophy of Religion

502 Special Topics in the Philosophy of Religion (rarely taught)

516 Religion and Public Education

600 Religious Studies in a Critical Perspective

615 Sociology of Religion

616 Problems and Methods in the Study of Religion

620 Proseminar: Studies in Religions of Asia