Roanoke College

Christian Studies Checklist

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A major in Christian Studies requires the completion of 10 units:

AREA OPTIONS (6 courses total):
A total of 4 courses from among the following 3 categories (Scripture, Philosophy, and Ethics and History):

SCRIPTURE (no more than 1):
RELG 201 Israelite Patriarchs, Prophets, Priests, and Princes  
done need
RELG 202 New Testament Christianities
done need
RELG 215 Pauline Christianity
done need
RELG 216 The Life and Teachings of Jesus
done need
PHILOSOPHY (no more than 1):
PHIL 221 FAITH AND PHILOSOPHY done need
PHIL 251 EARLY WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
done need
PHIL 253 MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY
done need
PHIL 255 MODERN WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
done need
ETHICS AND HISTORY (at least 2):
done need
RELG 220 CHRISTIAN ETHICS
done need
RELG 282 AUGUSTINE AND HIS LEGACY
done need
RELG 284 LUTHER AND HIS LEGACY
done need
RELG 286 THE LEGACY OF MODERN THEOLOGY
done need



REQUIRED COURSES (2):

RELG 312 TOPICS IN BIBLILCAL STUDIES AND EARLY CHRISTIANITY
done need
RELG 317 SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY
done need
RELG 330 CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY AND THE WORLD RELIGIONS
done need
RELG340 SEMINAR IN CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN STUDIES
done need



SENIOR THESIS OR HONORS PROJECT (1):

RELG 410, 411, 412 - SENIOR THESIS (1/2, 1, 1/2 UNIT)
done
need
RELG 495, 496, 497 -HONORS PROJECT (1/2, 1, 1/2 UNIT)
done
need



ELECTIVES (at least 3):
RELG 102 INTRODUCTION TO CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY
OR
RELG 105 SOCRATES, JESUS, AND THE BUDDHA
done need
RELG 210 EARLY CHRISTIAN CONFLICTS AND COMMUNITY LIFE
done need
RELG 212 THE REFORMATION
done need
RELG 214 RELIGION IN AMERICA
done need
RELG 225 THE RELIGIOUS LIFE OF YOUNG ADULTS
done need
RELG 231 RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY, AND SCIENCE
done need
RELG 240 RELIGIOUS INTERPRETATION OF FILMS
done need
RELG 246 THE HOLOCAUST
done need
RELG 250 NEW RELIGIONS OF AMERICA
done need
RELG 270 EXPLORATIONS IN RELIGION AND SOCIETY
(when the topic has to do with Christianity)
done need
RELG 290 FEMINIST READINGS OF THE BIBLE
done need

In addition, students are encouraged to take at least one course in non-Christian Religion. They are also encouraged to take at least two semesters of Greek, Latin or German, and an appropriate concentration and/or minor (such as Classics, Peace and Justice Studies, Parish Youth Leadership, or Philosophy).