AA - Program Requirements
Tim McAlpine, PhD, Chair, Division of Humanities & Fine Arts
Center for Global Citizenship, Room 106
Terry Swan, DMin, Program Coordinator
John B. Begley Chapel Office Complex
Full-time program faculty: David Calhoun, DMin; Troy Elmore, MDiv; Curt Lee, PhD; Terry Swan, DMin
The Associate of Arts degree in Religion prepares students with fundamental understandings of Christianity and world religions and gives them the basic tools for inquiry in matters of faith and reason.
Some courses taken for the major may simultaneously fulfill general education requirements. Please see the Graduation Requirements (associate’s degrees) section of this catalog for information on the general education program.
Program Requirements: 18 hours
Along with the general education program, students must complete the major’s core requirements and program electives as indicated.
A. Core Requirements: 12 hours
- Christian Beliefs (RELI 1003) – 3 hours
- Old Testament (RELI 1013) – 3 hours
- New Testament (RELI 1023) – 3 hours
- World Religions (RELI 1203) – 3 hours
B. Program Electives: 6 hours
Choose two additional three-hour RELI courses.
Graduation from the Associate of Arts degree program in Religion requires successful completion of all program coursework with a grade of C or better.