This is the first version of the 2021-22 General Catalog. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

The undergraduate minor in religious studies requires a minimum of 15 s.h. in religious studies courses, including 12 s.h. in courses taken at the University of Iowa. Students may count up to 3 s.h. of transfer credit toward the minor with approval of the department’s undergraduate committee. All students must maintain a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all departmental and UI courses for the minor. Coursework for the minor cannot be taken pass/nonpass.

Students are encouraged to work with a faculty member when choosing their courses. If possible, students should take at least one of the department’s core courses—RELS:1015 Global Religious Conflict and Diversity or RELS:4950 Senior Majors Seminar.

The minor in religious studies requires the following coursework.

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