2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 13, 2022  
2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Christian and Religious Studies Major (B.A.)


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The Christian and religious studies 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 - University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits


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General Education - Distribution Areas: 27 Credits


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Christian and Religious Studies Major: 37 Credits


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


Biblical and Religious Studies 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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