University of Evansville

Religion

Our religion program focuses on biblical and theological study and offers a full array of courses in the study of the biblical text, the opportunity to study the biblical languages, and a rich variety of courses in theology and ethics.

Religion Minor

The department offers a minor in religion which can be configured in several ways to meet a student’s particular interests.

Minor Requirements:

  • One from REL 140, 150, 320, 330, 335, 430 or 431
  • One from REL 201, 210, 250, 254, 310, 350 or 445
  • One from REL 212, 314, 315, 340 or 375
  • Three additional courses in Religion to total 18 hours

Emphases within the Religion Minor

In selecting the courses to fulfill the requirements and electives in the religion minor, courses beyond the core can be configured in several ways to meet a student’s particular interests and vocational goals. Possible emphases include:

Religion Minor: Biblical Studies Emphasis

  • REL 140 Intro to Old Testament
  • REL 150 Intro to New Testament
  • REL 210 Ancient Christianity
  • REL 320 Jesus and the Gospels or REL 330 Paul and his Letters
  • REL 335 Biblical Narratives or REL 431 Prophets
  • REL 375 Bible, Gender and Culture

Religion Minor: Social Justice Emphasis

  • REL 201 Christian Ethics
  • REL 310 Contemporary Theologies
  • REL 340 Women and Religion or REL 375 Bible, Gender and Culture
  • REL 350 God, Suffering and Evil
  • REL 445 Religion, Peace and Justice
  • One from REL 140 Intro to Old Testament, REL 150 Intro to New Testament, REL 320 Jesus and the Gospels, REL 330 Paul and his Letters, REL 335 Biblical Narratives or REL 431 Prophets

Religion Minor: Global Religion Emphasis

  • REL 212 Living World Religions
  • REL 310 Contemporary Theologies or REL 445 Religion, Peace and Justice
  • REL 314 Religions of East Asia
  • REL 315 Jews, Christians and Muslims
  • REL 340 Women and Religion or REL 375 Bible, Gender and Culture
  • One from REL 140 Intro to Old Testament, REL 150 Intro to New Testament, REL 320 Jesus and the Gospels, REL 330 Paul and his Letters, REL 335 Biblical Narratives or REL 431 Prophets