UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Religious Studies, B.A.

All lower division GE completed. Requirements with completion of an AA-T in Global Studies as follows:

Transfer Year 1: First Semester

Course Units
Two of the following courses (if not completed prior to transfer): RS 100, RS 101, RS 150, RS 160, RS 240 3/3
Religion in the U.S. One of the following courses: RS 305, RS 306, RS 307, RS 308, RS 378 3
RS 395 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: Second Semester

Course Units
Religion in the U.S. One of the following courses not previously selected: RS 305, RS 306, RS 307, RS 308, RS 378 3
Religious Traditions. One of the following courses: JS 300, RS 345, RS 365, RS 380, RS 385, RS 390, RS 426 3
Sacred Texts. One of the following: RS 320, RS 325, RS 327, RS 375, RS 383, RS 384, RS 437 3
Upper Division Electives in Religious Studies** 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: First Semester

Course Units
Religious Traditions. One of the following courses not previously selected: JS 300, RS 345, RS 365, RS 380, RS 385, RS 390, RS 426 3
RS 497B 3
Upper Division Electives in Religious Studies** 3/3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Second Semester

Course Units
Religious Traditions. One of the following courses not previously selected: JS 300, RS 345, RS 365, RS 380, RS 385, RS 390, RS 426 3
Upper Division Electives in Religious Studies** 3
Electives 9
Total 15
Total units after transfer 60

*If needed, select GE Upper Division courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.

Note: One of the following courses may double count for Upper Division GE and in the major: RS 304, RS 307, RS 310, RS 356, RS 361. A minimum of 40 units upper division overall is required for the degree.

**12 units total. Choose from any upper division Religious Studies courses through consultation with an advisor. Two years of the study of a foreign language at the university-level (or its equivalent) may be used for one 3-unit elective in the major. Students may apply a Topics in Religion course (RS 396A-Z) to the appropriate category listed above. Consult with the department chair for approval.