Major in Religion. Students complete nine unit courses in religion (two half-unit courses may count as a unit course). Two courses each must be in two of the following areas, and a fifth course must be in the remaining area: Biblical Studies (REL 111, REL 121, REL 316, REL 318, REL 321, REL 322, REL 326); Religion and Society (REL 103, REL 151, REL 300.7, REL 310, REL 331, REL 332, REL 333, REL 337, REL 351, REL 352, REL 353, REL 358, REL 361, REL 362, REL 372); History of World Religion (REL 104, REL 141, REL 300.4, REL 300.5, REL 336, REL 341, REL 342, REL 343, REL 344, REL 346). Two elective religion courses from the above groups, and two courses are the Capstone sequence—REL 270 and REL 498/REL 499 (0.5 units each).
Major in Pre-Theology. In consultation with the pre-theology advisor, the student plans an interdisciplinary curriculum preparatory to graduate theological studies or to specialized ministries. In total 13 courses are required. They must be distributed as follows. (I) Five religion courses with at least one course in each area (see above). (II) Five psychology and sociology/anthropology courses with at least one course in each of those departments. (III) Two courses from the humanities division outside the religion department. (IV) Capstone—either Religion 495: Apprenticeship, or completion of one course through concurrent enrollment at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio.
Pre-Theology Advisor — Dr. Michael