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Sample First and Second Year Programs

For students beginning the major as first-year students

Courses a first year Religion major might take:

Fall Spring
Hum 110  Hum 110 
Foreign language Foreign language
Group I or III course  Group I or III course 
Rel 100-level

 


Courses a second year Religion major might take:

Fall Spring
Hum 210, 220, or 230  Hum 210, 220, or 230 
Foreign language (second year) Foreign language (second year)
Religion 201 Religion elective
Group I or III course Group I or III course

 


For students beginning the major as sophomores

Courses a first year Religion major might take:

Fall Spring
Rel 100-level  Religion elective
Foreign language Foreign language
Hum 210, 220, or 230 Hum 210, 220, or 230
Group I or III course Group I or III course

 


Courses a second year junior Religion major might take:

Fall Spring
Religion 201  Religion elective 
Religion elective  Religion 402 
Foreign language (second year) Foreign language (second year)
Group I or III course  Group I or III course 

 

Off-campus Study Options

Reed offers students majoring in religion a variety of off-campus sites that can broaden the scope of their undergraduate studies. Reed-approved programs (some of which require a degree of language proficiency) include but are not limited to the following: 

  1. Tübingen University in Germany
  2. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (e.g. Jewish thought, the Bible and Ancient Near East, early Jewish–Christian polemics)
  3. Howard University
  4. Sarah Lawrence College
  5. The American University in Cairo, the American University in Beirut, and the Al Akhawayn University in Morocco (e.g. Arabic, Islamic history, Islamic law, Islam and politics, and Islamic art and architecture)
  6. Beijing Foreign Studies University, Capital Normal University, Fujian Normal University and East China Normal University (e.g. Chinese, classical Chinese, Chinese history and culture)

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