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Roy E. Ciampa, Chair, Professor; S. Louis and Ann W. Armstrong Chair of Religion
David R. Bains, Professor
T. Scott McGinnis, Professor
Kenneth B.E. Roxburgh, Professor
James R. Strange, Professor; Charles Jackson Granade and Elizabeth Donald Granade Chair of New Testament
James R. Barnette, Associate Professor
Lisa J. Battaglia, Associate Professor
Will J. Kynes, Associate Professor
Jeffery M. Leonard, Associate Professor
Jennifer McClure, Assistant Professor
Josh A. Reeves, Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Programs and Requirements
Biblical Studies Major (B.A.)
Religion Major (B.A.)
Religion Major w/a Conc in Ministry Leadership (B.A.)
Biblical Studies Minor
Ministry & Missions Minor
Theology & Ethics Minor
The Department of Biblical and Religious Studies offers majors in biblical studies, religion, plus, for students preparing for a career in congregations or other faith-based organizations, religion with a concentration in ministry leadership. All programs earn the bachelor of arts degree. The department also offers four minors: biblical studies, ministry and missions, religion, and theology and ethics.
General Education: University Core Curriculum and Distribution Requirements
See General Education Overview in the Howard College of Arts and Sciences introductory pages for a list of required and applicable courses.
Students cannot use RELG 200 - Christian Ethics (4) , RELG 201 - Introduction to World Religions (4) , or RELG 221 - Christian Theology (4) to count towards both the general education humanities requirement and the religion major requirement.
Of related interest: UCBF 101 - Biblical Foundations (4) .