Religion

Religion

Augustana College - Rock Island, IL

  • BA

LAURA M. HARTMAN, Assistant Professor B.A., Indiana; Ph.D., Virginia DANIEL E. LEE, Professor, Chair B.A., Concordia (Moorhead); M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale JASON MAHN, Assistant Professor B.A., Gustavus Adolphus; M.A., Luther Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University KELLY MURPHY, Conrad J. Bergendoff Fellow B.A., Mary Washington; A.M., Chicago; MSt., Oxford; PhD., Emory NIRMALA S. SALGADO, Professor B.A., M.A., London; Ph.D., Northwestern ERIC C. STEWART, Assistant Professor B.A., Pacific Lutheran; M.A., Claremont; Ph.D., Notre Dame CYRUS ALI ZARGAR, Assistant Professor B.A., University of California-Los Angeles; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley Christian Traditions All students enrolling as first-year students at Augustana are required to take a course in Christian Traditions before the end of their sophomore year. Transfer students fulfill this requirement as soon as possible after enrollment. Students must choose one of the following 200-level religion courses in order to fulfill this requirement. These courses do not count toward the religion major/minor, and only students who have not yet fulfilled their Christian Traditions requirement are eligible to take one (and only one) of these courses. (N.B. Successful completion of the first year of Foundations or Logos fulfills the Christian Traditions requirement if one of the courses in the series is taught by a professor of religion who normally teaches in Christian Traditions courses.) 201 (PS) American Christianities (3) 203 (PH) Christian Ethics (3) 205 (PP) Christian Origins (3) 207 (PL) Christian Scripture (3) 209 (PH) Christian Theology (3) Major in Religion. 28 credits beginning with 260 (3 credits), and concluding with RELG-INTR-Sxx/Lxx/Axx Senior Inquiry/Service Learning/Academic Internship (3 credits) and 460 (4 credits). The remaining 18 credits must include at least one course (3 credits) from each of the following four concentrations: Christian Foundations (310, 335, 360, 371, 373, 393) Theological and Ethical Reflection (323, 325, 326, 327, 328, 364, 391) Religious Life and Practice (311, 313, 363, 392) Comparative Religion (300, 362, 365, 378, 379, 394) At least two of these courses (6 credits) must come from 391, 392, 393, 394 or 410. Minor in Religion. 18 credits beginning with 260, and including at least one course (3 credits) from each of three of the concentrations described above, one of which must come from 391, 392, 393, 394 or 410.

  • Tuition & Fees

    Tuition & Fees

    32235

    per Year

  • Books & Supplies

    Books & Supplies

    1000

    per Year

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    49000

    per Year

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Curriculum

Courses (RELG)

RELG-199 Directed Study (1 Credits)

RELG-201 American Christianities (3 Credits)
(PS) An exploration of Christianities in the United States and the ways in which Americans have put a distinctly "American" spin on their churches and faith. May not take RELG-203, 205, 207 or 209 if this course is taken.

RELG-203 Christian Ethics (3 Credits)
(PH) An examination of various approaches to ethical decision making and theological perspectives of significance for Christian ethic

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