Four-Year Plan

RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Bachelor of Arts
2014-2015 Catalog Year

Download the 2014-2015 Four Year Plan

This 4-Year Plan is only a suggested guide for planning course selections.

Official course selections should be made with the guidance of an academic advisor and will depend on an individual student's situation.
Specific information regarding majors, minors, course descriptions, policies and procedures can be found in the university catalog.

Fall Spring
YEAR I
MTH1010: Foundations of Algebra, MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4 MTH1100: College Algebra, MTH1110: Quantitative Reasoning, or Elective 4
ENG1000: First-Year Composition OR
IDS1610: Being Human
4 IDS1610: Being Human OR
ENG1000: First-Year Composition
4
REL 2330: Faiths of East Asia (Group A course) 4 REL 2200: The Shaping of Christian Identity 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    16        
Total Semester Hours    16      
YEAR II
IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4 IDS2020: Trajectories of Human History or
IDS2030: Science and Society
4
REL 2060: Exploring Religion 4 REL Selected Course from Group A, B or C 4
3000 level elective 4 3000 level elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours   16 Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR III
IDS3040: Global Justice OR Elective 4 IDS3040: Global Justice OR Elective 4
3000 level REL Selected Course from Group A, B
or C
4 3000 level REL Selected Course from Group A, B
or C
4
3000 level elective 4 3000 level elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    16
YEAR IV
REL Selected Course from Group A, B or C 4 REL 4990: Seminar in Religious Studies 4
3000 level elective 4 3000 level elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Elective 4 Elective 4
Total Semester Hours    16 Total Semester Hours    16

Major Notes

  • A total of 32 semester hours are required to complete the Religion major. A total of 8 elective religion semester hours must be at the 3000 level or higher.
  • Bolded courses are required.

General Notes

  • Student must complete 30 semester hours at the 3000 level or above, of which 15 semester hours must be completed at Aurora University.
  • The last 24 semester hours of degree must be completed at AU, including at least 18 semester hours in the major.

If you have questions about this major, contact Kidada Robinson in the Crouse Center for Student Success at (630) 844-6870.