2021-2022 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Religion Major (B.A.)

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The religion major prepares students to succeed as pastors, missionaries, professors, social workers, as well as in leadership roles in business and nonprofit organizations. Students explore the Bible and Christian theology, as well as the history, sociology, and philosophy of religion. Students explore both the Christian tradition in which Samford is rooted as well as other religions that shape our world.

General Education - Univ Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 27 Credits

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Religion Major: 37 Credits

Choose one course each from three of the following four areas: 12 Credits

Religion Electives: 8 Credits

(choose two courses from the following)

  • BREL 200-499 (8)

General Electives: 42 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

* BREL 380  may be used to satisfy Area II, III or IV, but not all three simultaneously.
** BREL 392  may be used to satisfy either Area III or IV, but not both simultaneously.
*** BREL 250  internships can vary from 1-4 credits. If a student completes an internship of less than 4 credits, this course can be repeated until 4 credits have been earned. Students must complete 4 credits of BREL 250  in order for it to fulfill an Area IV requirement.

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