• Religion Major


    Major Requirements

    Four credits of junior and/or senior colloquium

    Six courses in the chosen track

    Students must take at least six courses in their chosen track, at least two must be at the 3000-level.

    Track: Jewish Studies

    • At least one of the following:
    • REL 1980 - Special Topics: Hebrew ¬†
    • At least two of the following:
    • (Jewish Stories of Wonder)
    • (when it has a Jewish thinker, e.g. Heschel)
    • At least one course in a non-biblical tradition

    Track: Christian Studies

    • At least one of the following:
    • At least two of the following:
    • (when it has a Christian thinker, e.g. Luther)
    • At least one course in a non-biblical tradition

    Track: Asian Religions

    • At least two of the following:
    • (Pilgrimage Stories)
    • REL 3980 - Special Topics: Eastern/Western Conceptions of the Self
    • At least one course in Judaism or Christianity

    Track: Comparative Religion

    At least two 1000-level courses in Judaism or Christianity

    At least two courses in Asian religions and/or Islam  (one must be in a non-Abrahamic tradition)

    At least two of the following:

    • (Pilgrimage Stories)
    • REL 3980 - Special Topics: Eastern/Western Conceptions of the Self
  • Law School Early Admission (3-3) Option

    Students seeking to enter law school may pursue this major through the Law School Early Admission (3-3) Program. If interested, meet with the Religion Department Chair and a Legal Studies faculty member by the end of your first year at Hamline.

    Visit the Law School Early Admission (3-3) Program for more details.