BS Four-Year Degree Plan

Sample schedule

This is a model four-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as availability of courses. Check out the course rotation, course rotation by modalities and the evening course rotation by modalities before scheduling your classes, and visit with your advisor to develop the plan that is right for you.

A minor is required for this major. Minors typically require 18-24 credit hours. This plan assumes an 18 credit hour minor. This degree program can be completed in eight semesters.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
REL 100 Introduction to Religion 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
REL 101 Old Testament/Hebrew Bible 3
MTH 130 or higher 3
Total hours16

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Computers for Learning - CIS/CSC 101 2
REL 102 New Testament 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
Gen ed: natural world 4
REL 131 Religion in America 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
REL 210 Paths of World Religions 3
General elective 3
Gen ed: world history 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Gen ed: culture & society/social science 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Religion elective - 300-level or higher 3
General elective 3
Gen ed: natural world 4
HST 121/122 - Survey of the History of the United States 3
General elective 3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Religion elective - 300-level or higher 3
Minor course 3
General elective 3
Writing II (ENG 310 recommended) 3
Elective - 300-level or higher 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Religion elective - 300-level or higher 3
General elective 3
PHI 105 or 110 3
Minor course 3
Elective - 300-level or higher 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
REL 580 Theories of Religion 3
Religion elective - 300-level or higher 3
Minor course - 300-level or higher 3
Gen ed: self-understanding/creativity & vision 3
General elective 3
Minor course - 300-level or higher 3
Total hours18

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Religion elective - 500-level 3
Minor course - 300-level or higher 3
Minor course - 300-level or higher 3
Elective - 300-level or higher 3
Gen ed: self-understanding/social behavioral 3
Total hours15