The students majoring in Religion & Philosophy must take a minimum of 27 semester hours (not including Rel 105 or Phl 105), including the following:
PHL 211 Ancient Philosophy
and at least one of
PHL 212 Medieval Philosophy
PHL 213 Modern Philosophy
PHL 217 Nineteenth-Century Philosophy
and two of
REL 211 Old Testament History and Literature
REL 212 New Testament History and Literature
REL 213 History of Christian Thought I
REL 214 History of Christian Thought II
A minimum of 12 semester hours in both philosophy and religion are required.
Majors must also pass a written comprehensive exam.
Students who take Philosophy or Religion 575, complete an “A-level” thesis and comprehensive exam, and have at least a 3.400 grade-point average in their philosophy and religion major will graduate with honors in philosophy and religion. Students planning to attend graduate school are urged to try for honors:
PHL 575 Philosophy Senior Thesis
REL 575 Religion Senior Thesis
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