Bachelor of Arts - Religious Studies

Access the complete curriculum for the BA, Religious Studies, from the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department section of the Daemen catalogue.

Following is a suggested course sequence for your program. Courses may be offered as indicated and/or at other times. Consult your Advisor for further direction and planning.

Course Loads

Maximum of 17 credits allowed for all semesters. Additional course loads are allowed for students who achieve Dean’s List. Consult the Dean’s List section of the Daemen catalogue for details on the Dean's List privilege.

NOTE

Career Field Experiences and International Studies options are available by advisement.

Year 1

LEARNING COMMUNITIES are generally completed in the first year (LC1 in the 1st semester; LC2 in the 2nd semester)

First Semester

  • CMP101 English Composition (3)
  • IND101 Sustainable & Critical Relationships (3)
  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Required Courses/Electives (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVE (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Required Courses/Electives (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (6)
  • FREE ELECTIVES (3): RECOMMENDED: PHI110 Philosophical Thinking
  • Total Credits (15)

Year 2

First Semester

  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Required Courses/Electives (3)
  • CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (9)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • Language/Core Elective (3)
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Required Courses/Electives (6)
  • CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

Year 3

First Semester

  • REL331 Reading List (2)
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Required Courses/Electives (3)
  • CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (9)
  • Total Credits (14)

Second Semester

  • REL332 Reading List (2)
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Required Courses/Electives (6)
  • CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (9)
  • Total Credits (17)

Year 4

First Semester

  • REL443 Proseminar* NC
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Required Courses/Electives (9)
  • CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • REL443 Proseminar* (3)
  • RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Required Courses/Electives (3)
  • CORE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (11)
  • Total Credits (17)

*REL443 Proseminar is taken for 0 credit in the 1st semester and for 3 credits in the 2nd semester.

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