Religious Studies Major Guide

2017-2018

Mesa Community College

Religious Studies majors study the development of religions around the world from prehistoric to modern times. Religious studies draw from many related disciplines including history, philosophy, anthropology, art, literature, and more. Coursework incorporates many of these disciplines by studying world religions within the political, economic, social, and geographical contexts they originate from and are practiced in today.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-A.

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AGEC-A Course List
  Mesa Community College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Religious Studies.
COURSES  
Eastern ReligionsREL 202

  Mesa Community College Electives
The elective courses listed below may be applicable to your degree depending on which university you choose.
COURSES  
Introduction to ChristianityREL 270
JudaismREL 210
Native ReligionsUnder Review
New TestamentREL 271
Old TestamentREL 211
Western ReligionsREL 201
World ReligionsREL 100


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Religious Studies
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Northern Arizona UniversityBAComparative Cultural Studies: Comparative Study of Religions :
4th Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBAReligious Studies
4th Semester Proficiency

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