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Religious Studies

Undergraduate Programs

Certificate in Religious Studies (code R/STCT01)


A bachelor's degree with a major in a traditional discipline.

*A minimum of 30 units in religious studies or courses offered in other departments approved by the Religious Studies Department.

Lower Division:

  • A minimum of nine units selected from the following:
    • R/ST 100, 102, 103, 202, 210

Upper Division:

A minimum of 21 units including one course from each of the following groups:

  • Biblical Studies:
    • R/ST 311, 312I, 322, 375, 376I
  • Western Religious Thought:
    • R/ST 314, 315, 331I, 471I, 472I, 485
  • Asian Religious Thought:
    • R/ST 341I, 344, 351, 353I
    • A minimum of 12 upper division units from the preceding courses and the following electives:
    • R/ST 302I, 353I, 362I, 383I, 402I, 490, 499; AIS 335; ASAM 380; AFRS 353I; CWL 342; HIST 333; PHIL 330.