Thomas D. Senor
Director of Religious Studies
318 Old Main

Minor Program Requirements: Students must complete at least 15 credit hours for the minor.  Of those 15 credit hours, only 3 credit hours may be from the introductory courses listed below.  The remaining 12 hours must come from upper-level courses (3000-4000) selected from the 3 areas of emphasis listed below.  Students must take at least one course in each area of emphasis.  A maximum of six credit hours from the student's major may be applied toward the minor.  Students may petition the Director of Religious Studies to count toward the minor special topics courses or Honors colloquia not listed below but containing significant religious studies content.

Introductory Courses:
HUMN 2013Introduction to Buddhism ( )3
JWST 2003Introduction to Judaism3
MEST 2003Introduction to Islam3
MEST 2203Introduction to Christianity in the Middle East3
Areas of Emphasis:
ARHS 4843Medieval Art3
HIST 3003History of Christianity3
HIST 3033Islamic Civilization3
HIST 3083Women and Christianity3
HIST 3513History of China to 16443
HIST 4043Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages3
HIST 4053Late Middle Ages3
HIST 4073Renaissance and Reformation, 1300-16003
HIST 4103Byzantine Empire 3
HIST 4323Wars of Religion: From the Crusades to 9/113
HIST 4333Modern Islamic Thought3
HIST 4393Early Modern Islamic Empires, 1300-17503
HIST 4493Religion in America to 18603
HIST 4553The Recluse in Early East Asia3
Social Sciences
ANTH 3123The Anthropology of Religion3
ANTH 3213Indigenous Peoples of North America: Anthropological Perspectives3
ANTH 3263Indians of Arkansas and the South3
ANTH 3553Religion in Latin America3
ANTH 4093The Archeology of Death3
ANTH 4513African Religions: Gods, Witches, Ancestors3
PLSC 4593Islam and Politics3
SOCI 3103Religion and Society3
JWST 4003Modern Jewish Thought3
JWST 4013Contemporary Jewish Thought3
MEST 3003Islam: Beliefs and Practices3
MEST 3203The New Testament in the Holy Land3
PHIL 3203Philosophy and the Christian Faith3
PHIL 4013Platonism and Origin of Christian Theology3
PHIL 4023Medieval Philosophy3
PHIL 4303Philosophy of Religion3

Topics Courses/Seminars/Honors Colloquia: Students may also choose “topics/seminar” classes or an Honors colloquium in any Department or Program approved by the director as having a religious studies focus.