Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Religious Studies (REL)

18 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences


Minor Description

Total Minor Hours - 18 Hours

Core Information

Students choose a total of 18 credit hours from Religious Studies courses.

Core Courses - 6 Hours

All minors must take:

  • REL 3040 Introduction to Religious Studies
  • REL 3043 Introduction to Major Religious Texts

Elective Courses - 12 Hours

An additional 12 credit hours chosen from Religious Studies courses are required. Students are expected to study at least two different religious traditions.

Additional Minor Information

It is the prerogative of the Department of Religious Studies to determine whether courses taken at other universities may be applied toward the minor at USF. This will be decided as soon as the student declares a minor in the Department of Religious Studies at USF.

Transfer students may not apply more than 6 credit hours taken elsewhere toward the minor at USF. Requests for transfer of credit must be made to the Undergraduate Director in writing when declaring a minor.

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