Religious Studies Major Guide 2024-2025

Yavapai 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
  Yavapai College Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Religious Studies.
COURSES  
Eastern Religions REL 200
World ReligionsREL 101

  Yavapai College Electives
The elective courses listed below may be applicable to your degree depending on which university you choose.
COURSES  
BuddhismUnder Review
ChristianityNot Offered at YAVAPAI
HinduismUnder Review
IslamUnder Review
JudaismREL 273
Native ReligionsREL 203
New TestamentNot Offered at YAVAPAI
Old TestamentNot Offered at YAVAPAI
Western ReligionsNot Offered at YAVAPAI


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Religious Studies
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State UniversityBAJewish Studies
None
Arizona State UniversityBAPhilosophy, Religion and Society
None
Arizona State UniversityBAReligious Studies (Religion, Culture and Public Life)
None
Arizona State UniversityBAReligious Studies (Religion, Politics and Global Affairs)
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBAComparative Cultural Studies: Comparative Study of Religions :
4th Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBAEast Asian Studies
None
University of ArizonaBAJudaic Studies
None
University of ArizonaBAMiddle Eastern Studies
None
University of ArizonaBAReligious Studies
4th Semester Proficiency
University of ArizonaBSReligious Studies for Health Professionals
2nd Semester Proficiency

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