The major area of study requirements for the religion major include 30 semester hours that are defined in the following manner:
- REL 131 (Comparative Religion)
- PHI 372 (Philosophy of Religion)
- a course in Western religions
- a course in Eastern religions
- a capstone course (REL 480)
The remaining 15 semester hours may be chosen from courses with a REL prefix or from designated courses in other departments that have been approved as religion-related.