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Religion Requirements

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Requirements for the Major

Majors must fulfill each of the following nine requirements. (Courses may fulfill more than one distribution requirement if they appear in more than one category below.)

* Both RL213 and RL214 (Biblical Hebrew, second year) can count as elective religion credit, but only RL213 may be used to fulfill a distribution requirement. (RL214 can only be used as elective credit.)

Requirements for the Combined Philosophy and Religion Major

The major requires 42 hours. Detailed requirements are posted at www.butler.edu/philosophy-religion-classics or can be obtained at the departmental office.

Requirements for the Combined Anthropology and Religion Major

The major requires 45 hours. Detailed requirements are posted at www.butler.edu/philosophy-religion-classics or can be obtained at the departmental office.

Requirements for the Minor

The minor requires 18 hours in religion, 12 of which must be at the 300 or 400 level, and 3 of which must be RL381W, Theory and Method in the Study of Religion. Minors should create a suitable package of courses in consultation with a religion professor appointed by the chair.