At the heart of human diversity stands religion. In global business, politics, healthcare, scientific research, literature, music, or art, it is essential to understand the religious motives and differing beliefs, practices, and values of people that shape their decisions and actions, their history, social structure, and psychology. This minor provides the framework for such understanding to complement your major.
This minor will help prepare you to understand and work with people from all over the world. You'll gain critical reading and thoughtful writing skills that translate to careers as diverse as teaching, law, diplomatic service, a religious vocation, and international business.
A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.
To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.
In addition to University Requirements:
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.
|Minimum Units for Completion||18|
This minor provides students with the framework for understanding the religious motives and differing beliefs, practices and values of people from a global perspective. It allows students to understand how these factors have shaped their decisions and actions, as well as their history, social structure and psychology.
Student Learning Outcomes
Students in the REL minor will demonstrate and/or gain:
Take the following 18 units, with a Grade of "C" or better in each course:
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.