Religion: 1.1 - Religions of the West, 3 hours;
Religion: 1.2 - Religions of the East, 3 hours;
Religion: 10 - Job and the Problem of Evil, 3
hours, 3 credits [Cross-listed with Judaic Studies 22]
Similarities and differences in the methodologies, sources of knowledge, modes of thought and language employed by science and religion. Survey of traditional areas of conflict. Examination of attempts by scientists and theologians to bring about a commonality of views.
Religion 16 - Greek and Roman Mythology, 3
hours, 3 credits [Cross-listed with Classics 15
A cultural history of Christianity from the first century to the present; quest for the historical Jesus; images of Jesus in major eras of world history in scripture, theology, literature, art, and music; the place of Christian culture in the history of world civilization. This course is the same as History 30.2
(Prerequisite: Studies in Religion 1.1 or Core Studies 4, or permission of the director of the Program of Studies in Religion and/or the chairperson of the Department of History.)
Religion: 20 - Special Topics in Religion, 3
hours; 3 credits
Religion: 70 - Seminar in Studies in Religion, 3
hours; 3 credits
Religion: 83.1 - Independent Studies I
Religion: 83.2 - Independent Studies II
B.A. degree program for studies in religion dual major
Students must complete 21 credits chosen from the required courses listed below, in addition to completing a primary major in a related field approved by the program director. A dual major may apply up to three credits from his or her primary major towards fulfilling the requirements of the Program of Studies in Religion.
Students must complete parts 1 through 5.
Courses other than those listed, including Studies in Religion 20, may be credited toward requirements 3 and 4 with permission of the program director.
Fifteen credits from courses listed in the program's offerings, each completed with a grade of C or higher, including either Religion 1.1 or 1.2. Nine or more of these credits must be completed at Brooklyn College. Students should meet with the program director or a counselor to plan a sequence of courses suited to their individual interests or career plans.