Three Religious Traditions

All Religious Studies majors are required to take at least 1 course from each of 3 different religious traditions. You can take more than 3 if you chose.

In selecting courses to fulfill this Three Religious Traditions requirement, please review the classes below. Please note that this list does not include Special Topics courses and junior-senior seminars, which will be approved for a specific tradition by the Curriculum Committee on an ad hoc basis.

Three Religious Traditions

Number Title Crosslistings Curriculum Codes
RELIGION120 Buddhism and Sexuality AMES114 CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION176 Japanese Religions: Buddhas, Kami, and other Deities CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION321S Buddhist Ethics Ethics Elective, Marine Science and Conservation CCI, CZ, EI, W
RELIGION322 Mahayana Buddhism AMES306 CCI, CZ
RELIGION323 Buddhist Meditation in Transformation: Historical, Scientific, and Medical Perspectives Arts & Sciences IDEAS Themes and University Course 323, AMES315 CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION323S Buddhist Meditation: Cultivation Practices and Psychology CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION325S Modern Korean Buddhism in the Global Context AMES376S ALP, CCI, CZ, EI
Number Title Crosslistings Curriculum Codes
RELIGION150 Christianity CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION155 The New Testament CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION350S Non-Canonical Gospels ALP, CZ, EI
RELIGION351 The Historical Jesus CLST322, Ethics Elective CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION352 The Life and Letters of Paul Ethics Elective CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION353 Ethical Issues in Early Christianity CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION355 History of the Christian Church HISTORY243, Ethics Elective CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION356 Roman Catholic Tradition HISTORY380 CZ
RELIGION358 The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century HISTORY259, MEDREN284, Ethics Elective CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION360 Jesus in Film ALP, CCI, CZ
RELIGION367 Women and Sexuality in the Christian Tradition ICS, SXL, WOMENST CZ
RELIGION368 The Theology and Fiction of C. S. Lewis Ethics Elective ALP, CZ, EI
Number Title Crosslistings Curriculum Codes
RELIGION110 Hinduism CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION242 Kundalini Yoga and Sikh Dharma DANCE357L ALP, CCI, CZ
Number Title Crosslistings Curriculum Codes
RELIGION160 Islam Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION165FS Muslim Women across the Ages Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, SS, W
RELIGION219S Muslim Women Across the Ages WOMENST209S , ICS365S, HISTORY25S, AMES224S, CULANTH224S CCI, CZ, SS, W
RELIGION373S Islamic Mysticism: Perso-Indian (Eastern) Traditions ICS380S, AMES373S, ETHICS373S, Ethics Elective, Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION374S Muslim Philosophy and Theology, an introduction ETHICS235S, AMES324S, Islamic Studies CZ, EI
RELIGION375 Islamic Civilization I CULANTH256, HISTORY210, MEDREN268, AMES327, Ethics Elective , ISS, Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION376 Islamic Civilization II CULANTH257, HISTORY211, MEDREN269, AMES285, ICS, Ethics Elective, Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION380 Muslim World: Transformations and Continuities CULANTH250, ICS170, WOMENST CCI, SS
RELIGION384S Islam in the Americas HISTORY351, AAAS274S, AMES230S, Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, SS, W
RELIGION386S Local Islams: Islamic Communities in the Area AMES339S CCI, CZ, EI, SS
RELIGION388S Muslim Ethics and Islamic Law: Issues and Debates AMES206S, ETHICS345S, Ethics Elective, Islamic Studies CCI, CZ, EI
Number Title Crosslistings Curriculum Codes
RELIGION145 The Old Testament/Hebrew Bible JEWST145, Ethics Elective CCI, CZ, EI
RELIGION271 Women in the Biblical Tradition: Image and Role JEWST271, WOMENST CCI, CZ, EI
Number Title Crosslistings Curriculum Codes
RELIGION140 Judaism JEWST140, WOMENST CCI, CZ
RELIGION140S Judaism JEWST140S, WOMENST CCI, CZ
RELIGION231 Classical Judaism, Sectarianism, and Early Christianity JEWST331 CCI, CZ
RELIGION335 Jewish Mysticism JEWST335, MEDREN351, Ethics Elective ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, W
RELIGION341 Jewish Ethics JEWST341, ETHICS341, Ethics Elective CCI, CZ, EI, W
RELIGION345 Contemporary Judaism JEWST345, ICS310 CCI, CZ, EI