Religious Studies Minor

The Religious Studies Minor provides students with an interdisciplinary 12-credit program of study focusing on the history, texts, figures, and cultures of the great world religions.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor/student success counselor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credits of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must verify that the minor is displayed on their Graduation Application.

Program Requirements

Required Courses in the Minor

Complete 9 credits from the following:
REL 2306 Contemporary World Religions (3)
REL 3213 Hebrew Bible (3)
REL 3241 New Testament (3)
REL 3413 Seven Deadly Sins (3)
REL 3930 ST: Religion (3) (may be repeated once) 
PHI 3720 Faith and Reason (3)
IDS 3325 The Contemplative Life (3)

Complete 6 credits from the following:   
Any REL or PHI course from the list above*
ANT 4241 Magic and Religion (3)
CPO 3760 Religion & Politics (3)
ENL 3220 Renaissance Lit/Culture (3)
EUH 3122 Feudal Society, 1000-1400 (3)
EUH 3142 Renaissance and Reformation (3)
EUH 3241 Nazi Germany & The Holocaust (3)
EUH 4124 The Crusades (3)
EUH 4180 Age of Inquisitions (3)
LIT 3662 Lit of Conquest & Exploration (3)
PHH 3801 Self in Eastern Philosophy (3)
PHM 3101 Philosophies of Liberation (3)
PHP 3786 Existentialism (3)

*Courses used to satisfy one elective category cannot be used to satisfy another elective category.

Catalog Year: 2023-2024

Total Semester Hours Required: 15 Hours