Minor in Abrahamic Religions

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Medical Sciences) program.

Students declaring a Minor in the Abrahamic Religions will complete a minimum of 18 credit hours at the 2000 level or above to a maximum of 27 credit hours, chosen from the lists below. At least three credit hours must be taken from each of the Judaism, Christianity and Islam lists; RELS 3019: Meetings between Hellenism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam until the Renaissance and RELS 3382: Medieval Philosophy from Arabic and Jewish Thinkers to Aquinas may each be used to satisfy parts of this requirement.

Judaism courses

Christianity courses

  • RELS 2281.03: Christian Beginnings: The Orthodox and Oriental Churches
  • RELS 3009.03: Christianity in the Lands of Islam
  • RELS 3282.03: Christian Beginnings: Catholicism
  • RELS 3381.03: Medieval Philosophy from Anselm to Augustine
  • RELS 3411.03: St. Augustine's Confessions I
  • RELS 3412.03: St. Augustine's Confessions II
  • RELS 3431.03: St. Augustine's On the Trinity Part I
  • RELS 3432.03: St. Augustine's On the Trinity Part II
  • CLAS 3841.03: Latin Philosophical Texts: Aquinas Texts
  • CLAS 3842.03: Latin Philosophical Texts: Anselm and Bonaventure Texts
  • CLAS 4018:03: Christian Theology in Islamic Lands: John of Damascus
  • CLAS 4070.03: The Confessions in Latin
  • CLAS 4401.03: Philosophy of the Greek Church Fathers
  • CLAS 4402.03: Philosophy of the Latin Church Fathers

Islam courses

  • RELS 2003.03: Islam
  • RELS 2052.03: Cultural Introduction to the Arab World
  • RELS 4010.03: Islamic Philosophy: al-Ghazali
  • RELS 3012.03: Mystics of the Middle East
  • RELS 2503.03: Classical and Medieval History of Islamic Civilization
  • RELS 3510.03: Sultans and Shahs: Polity and Religion in the Islamic Gunpowder Age
  • CLAS 3602.03: Classical and Medieval History of the Persianate World

Bridging courses

  • RELS 2203.03: Philosophy and God
  • RELS 3000.03: Topics in Religious Studies
  • RELS 3019.03: Meetings between Hellenism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam until the Renaissance
  • RELS 3382.03: Medieval Philosophy from Arabic and Jewish Thinkers to Aquinas
  • RELS 3910.06: Neoplatonism: Plato and Neoplatonism
  • RELS 4450.06: Medieval Interpreters of Aristotle
  • CLAS 4500.06: Seminar on Neoplatonism

Note: Not all courses are offered each year. Please consult with the timetable for courses offered.

Contact Religious Studies for more information.