Sep 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Religious Studies Minor


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Offered by Religious Studies .

The Religious Studies minor gives students a broad knowledge of humanity's rich religious heritage and the way that religion has impacted history, politics, culture, and identity across time and space. The minor is interdisciplinary in nature, allowing students to take courses drawn from multiple different departments at UMBC and focusing on different temporal and geographic boundaries. This range of approaches makes the minor appealing to students of different interests and majors."  

Students minoring in Religious Studies gain a broad understanding of the impact of religious traditions, and successful students develop a skill set that equips them to pursue careers in fields such as law, politics, diplomacy, medicine, and business.

Minor Requirements


  • Minimum 18 credits from 6 courses distributed across 4 departments
  • Minimum grade of 'C' in courses applied to the minor. P/F courses may not be applied to the minor
  • Minimum 9 credits at the 300- or 400-level
  • Students may petition the Religious Studies director to apply one religion-themed course not specified below to the minor
  • Maximum of 3 courses offered by or cross-listed with Judaic Studies . Students who are interested in Judaic studies are encouraged to consider the Judaic Studies Minor  

Course Requirements


Anthropological and Africana Studies of Religion (3 credits)


Complete 3 credits from the following:

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