The minor in religious studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in religious studies courses, including 12 s.h. completed at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work for the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass. With the recommendation of the department's undergraduate committee and approval of the faculty, students may count a maximum of 3 s.h. of transfer credit toward the minor.

Students are encouraged to include RELS:1015 Religions in a Global Context: The Critical Role of Religion in International Affairs and RELS:4950 Senior Majors Seminar in the minor.

The minor in religious studies requires the following course work.

At least two foundation courses numbered 1000-1999 6
At least two advanced courses numbered 2000-49996
One course at any level3
Total Hours15