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 choose.

In selecting courses to fulfill this 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.

Number Title Codes
RELIGION 120 Buddhism CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 175 Religions of Asia CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 176 Japanese Religions: Buddhas, Gods, and Monsters CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 320S Modern Buddhism in Asia and America CCI, CZ
RELIGION 321S Buddhist Ethics CCI, EI, W, CZ
RELIGION 323 Buddhist Meditation in Transformation: Historical, Scientific, and Medical Perspectives CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 323S Buddhist Meditation: Cultivation Practices and Psychology CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 328 Buddhism and Sexuality CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 330S Atheism and Buddhism CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 333S Buddhism, Death, and Dying: Religious and Medical Perspectives CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 581S Pan-Asianism, Religion, and the State in Modern Asia CCI, EI, CZ
Number Title Codes
RELIGION 150 Christianity CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 151 Christian Theological Debates in their Historical and Cultural Contexts CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 155 The New Testament CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 205S Women, Gender, and Christian Origins CCI, W, CZ
RELIGION 350S Non-Canonical Gospels EI, ALP, CZ
RELIGION 351 Jesus and the Gospels CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 352 The Life and Letters of Paul CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 353 Ethical Issues in Early Christianity CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 360 Jesus in Film CCI, ALP, CZ
RELIGION 361 The End of The World: Apocalyptic Arguments from Antiquity to the Present Day CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
RELIGION 367 Women and Sexuality in the Christian Tradition EI, W, CZ
RELIGION 368S The Theology and Fiction of C. S. Lewis EI, ALP, CZ
Number Title Codes
RELIGION 110 Self, Society and Art in Modern Hinduism CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 216S Hinduism and Judaism: Culture, Religion, and Identity CCI, CZ
RELIGION 221 Indian Cinema & Social Change CCI, ALP, CZ
RELIGION 258 Religion and the Novel in Modern India CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
RELIGION 278S Epics of India: Ethics, Politics, and Performance Traditions CCI, ALP, CZ
Number Title Codes
RELIGION 160 Islam CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 219S Muslim Women Across the Ages CCI, W, CZ, SS
RELIGION 224S Islam, Art, and Society CCI, ALP, CZ
RELIGION 235S Cross-Cultural Encounters CCI, CZ
RELIGION 287 Religion and Science CCI, STS, CZ
RELIGION 287S Religion and Science CCI, STS, CZ
RELIGION 370S Understanding the Qur'an CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 373S Islamic Mysticism CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 374S Muslim Philosophy and Theology, an introduction EI, CZ
RELIGION 375 Islamic Civilization I CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 376 Islamic Civilization II CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 377S Religion and Politics in Post-Revolutionary Iran CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 384S Islam in the Americas CCI, W, CZ, SS
RELIGION 385S Islam, Medicine, and Healing CCI, STS, CZ
RELIGION 388S Muslim Ethics and Islamic Law: Issues and Debates CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 401 The Problem of Evil: God, Evil, Suffering, Sin, Meaning of Life, and Philosophy of Religion CCI, EI
Number Title Codes
RELIGION 140 Judaism CCI, CZ
RELIGION 145 The Old Testament/Hebrew Bible CCI, EI, CZ
RELIGION 216S Hinduism and Judaism: Culture, Religion, and Identity CCI, CZ
RELIGION 271 Sex and Gender in the Hebrew Bible CCI, EI, CZ