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Religious Studies
Degree Requirements

NOTE: The degree requirements listed below are applicable to all students entering during academic year 2016-2017. Students who entered during a previous academic year should view the degree requirements in their entering year catalog in the catalog archives. Students who wish to switch to the 2016-17 major and minor requirements should submit a new Declaration of Major or Declaration of Minor form to the M Center.


Religious Studies Minor
(a minimum of 18 semester course credits)

Required:

REL 040 Introduction to the Study of Religions (3-4)
(or other as determined by faculty advisor)

Five elective courses selected in consultation with a faculty advisor from the resources listed below. Three of the courses must be taken at Mills. No more than three of the five elective courses should come from a single department. At least two distinct religious traditions must be represented within the five elective courses.

ANTH 123 Archaeology and the Bible (3)

ANTH 150 Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (3)

ARTH 081 Introduction to Asian Art: India and Himalayas (3)

ARTH 082 Introduction to Asian Art: China (3)

ARTH 121 The Italian Renaissance (4)

ARTH 123 Northern European Art (4)

ARTH 181 The Art of Mughal India (4)

ARTH 188 Early Japanese Art (4)

ENG 045 World Roots of Literature (3)

ENG 074/174 Bible as Literature (3)

ENG 141/241 Topics in Literature and Religion (4)

ETHS 120 Indigenous Religions in the Americas (4)

HIST 146 Dao and the World of Daoism (3)

PHIL 060 Philosophy of Religion (3)

WGSS 109 Comparative Studies on Women in Religion (3)

WGSS 110 Body, Sex, and Gender in Early European Societies (3)

WGSS 131 Women in Islam (3)

Special topics courses and relevant internships can also count toward the minor with advisor approval.

Students may also choose up to two electives taken through cross-registration as approved by the faculty advisor. In particular, students are encouraged to look at courses at the Graduate Theological Union and UC Berkeley.

Please view more information about cross registration at Mills.

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P: 510.430.2338
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E: rel@mills.edu

Last Updated: 3/1/16