Effective Winter 2014

A minor in Religion is not open to students with any major or any other minor in the Department of History.

Corequisites to the Academic Minor

HISTORY 105 (Introduction to Religion).

Requirements for the Minor

Five additional courses (at least 15 credits), to be chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor, covering at least two of the following religious traditions — Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism — or another religious tradition approved by a faculty adviser. Two of these courses must be from an approved list of classes from another department (excluding courses cross-listed with HISTORY). At least two of these five courses must be at the 300-level or higher.

 

AP credit: AP credits may not be used to satisfy requirements of the minor.

Conditions: Four of the five additional courses must be taken in-residence at the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, or must count as in-residence credit (i.e., relevant courses taken through UM-sponsored CGIS programs abroad).

 

History Department Courses in Religion

200-level

HISTORY 213/ MEMS 213: The Reformation

HISTORY 230: Humanities Topics in History, section titled “Angels and Demons in Early Christianity”

HISTORY 248 / ASIAN 248 / RELIGION 248: Jesus Comes to Asia

HISTORY 256/ JUDAIC 265: Intro to Jewish Law

HISTORY 269 / JUDAIC 260 / RELIGION 260: Introduction to the Talmud and the Rabbis

HISTORY 270/ AMCULT 270: Religion in America

HISTORY 271/ RELIGION 271 / ANTHRCUL 221: Religions of Latin America

HISTORY 286/ RELIGION 286: A History of Eastern Christianity from the 4th to the 18th Century

HISTORY 290 / JUDAIC 290: Jews and Muslims

300-level and above

HISTORY 308 / ASIAN 307: Eat, Pray, Love: Devotional Traditions in South Asia

HISTORY 324: Muslims in Contemporary Europe

HISTORY 325/ RELIGION 325 / AAPTIS 325 / ASIAN 324: The History of Islam in South Asia

HISTORY 328: Humanities Topics in History, section titled “The Bible in the 19th Century” or “Ancient Judaism: Law, Religion, History”

HISTORY 350 / JUDAIC 323 / HISTART 323 / HJCS 323 / RELIGION 324: History of Jewish Visual Culture: From Ancient Mosaics to Jew-Hop Videos

HISTORY 357: Topics in African History, section titled “Islam in Africa”

HISTORY 381 / CLCIV 380 / JUDAIC 380 / RELIGION 382: Ancient Jewish History to 638 CE: From Israelite Origins to Islamic Conquest

HISTORY 387/ JUDAIC 387 / AMCULT 387: History of American Jews

HISTORY 421/ AAS 421 / LACS 421 / RELIGION 421: Religions of the African Diaspora

HISTORY 442 / AAPTIS 461: The First Millennium of the Islamic Near East

HISTORY 445: Topics in History, section titled “American Jews & Social Justice in the U.S.”

HISTORY 481: Topics in European History, section titled “Spirituality & Madness: Religious Women”

HISTORY 489: The History of the Roman Catholic Church 1775-2005

HISTORY 497: History Colloquium, section titled “Crusade and Jihad”

Non-History Department Courses Approved for Religion Minor

African and African American Studies

AAS 206: Issues in African Studies: African Christianities

AAS 358: Topics in Black World Studies, section titled “Urban Religion in the African Diaspora”

Anthropology

ANTHRCUL 246 / RELIGION 246: Anthropology of Religion

Asian Languages and Cultures

ASIAN 220 / RELIGION 202: Introduction to the Study of Asian Religions

ASIAN 223 / RELIGION 223: Krishna Speaks: Bhagavad-Gita

ASIAN 225 / RELIGION 225: Introduction to Hinduism

ASIAN 230 / PHIL 230 / RELIGION 230: Introduction to Buddhism

ASIAN 231 / RELIGION 231: Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

ASIAN 234 / RELIGION 234: Buddhism and Death

ASIAN 272 / RELIGION 272: Introduction to the Study of Korean Religions

ASIAN 303 / RELIGION 303: Religious Military Orders of the World

ASIAN 304 / HISTART 304: The Art of Yoga

ASIAN 305 / RELIGION 305: Religion and Violence in the Secular World

ASIAN 306 / RELIGION 306: What is Religion?

ASIAN 325 / RELIGION 323: Zen: History, Culture, and Critique

ASIAN 326: Introduction to Japanese Buddhism

ASIAN 331 / PHIL 331 / RELIGION 331: Introduction to Indian Philosophy

ASIAN 333: Sacred Collectives: Nation and Religion in South Asia

ASIAN 430: Philosophy of the Sikh Gurus

ASIAN 439 / HISTART 492: Himalayas: An Aesthetic Experience

ASIAN 464 / RELIGION 464: From Mystic Saints to Holy Warriors: Islam in Southeast Asia

Classical Studies

CLCIV 347 / RELIGION 347: Roman Religion from the Archaic Period to Late Antiquity

GREEK 307 / ACABS 307: The Synoptic Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke (requires two terms of Greek)

English

ENGLISH 258 / RELIGION 258: The Bible as Literature

ENGLISH 349 / THTREMUS 323: American Theatre and Drama, section titled “Sex and Religion in Early English Drama”

ENGLISH 398: Junior Seminar in English Studies, section titled “New English Literature in the Age of Chaucer”

ENGLISH 415 / WOMENSTD 414: Studies in Women and Literature: Early Women Writers

ENGLISH 469: Milton

Germanic Languages and Literatures

GERMAN 460: Europe’s Islam: From Dante to Rushdie

History

MEMS 355 / HISTART 355: The Miraculous and the Diabolical in Late Medieval and Early Modern European Visual Culture

History of Art

HISTART 285 / AAPTIS 285: Visual Culture Islam

HISTART 304 / ASIAN 304: The Art of Yoga

HISTART 351: The Art and Poetry of Michelangelo

HISTART 355 / MEMS 355: The Miraculous and the Diabolical in Late Medieval and Early Modern European Visual Culture

HISTART 492 / ASIAN 439: Himalayas: An Aesthetic Experience

Judaic Studies

JUDAIC 205 / HJCS 276: Intro to Jewish Civilizations and Culture

JUDAIC 270 / HJCS 270 / ACABS 270 / RELIGION 270: Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

JUDAIC 360: A Global History of the Jews of Spain

JUDAIC 376 / WOMENSTD 376: Women and the Bible

JUDAIC 410 / SOC 410: Sociology of the American Jewish Community

JUDAIC 451 / POLSCI 350: The Politics and Culture of Modern East European Jewry

JUDAIC 468 / HJCS 478 / RELIGION 469: Jewish Mysticism

Near Eastern Studies

AAPTIS 200 / ACABS 200 / HJCS 200 / RELIGION 201: Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern

AAPTIS 262 / RELIGION 204: Introduction to Islam

AAPTIS 285 / HISTART 285: Visual Culture Islam

AAPTIS 361: Jihad in History

AAPTIS 363 / RELIGION 363: The Qur’an and its Interpretations

AAPTIS 365: The Prophet Muhammad in Islam

AAPTIS 465 / RELIGION 465: Islamic Mysticism

AAPTIS 567: Readings in Classical Islamic Texts (requires 6th-term proficiency in Arabic)

ACABS 122 / RELIGION 122: Introduction to the New Testament

ACABS 200 / AAPTIS 200 / HJCS 200 / RELIGION 201: Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern

ACABS 221 / RELIGION 280: Jesus and the Gospels

ACABS 261: Ancient Egypt: Religion and Culture

ACABS 270 / JUDAIC 270 / HJCS 270 / RELIGION 270: Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

ACABS 307 / GREEK 307: The Synoptic Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke (requires two terms of Greek)

ACABS 323 / RELIGION 350: Christianity after the New Testament: The First Six Centuries

ACABS 592: Seminar in Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies

HJCS 200 / ACABS 200 / AAPTIS 200 / RELIGION 201: Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern

HJCS 270 / ACABS 270 / JUDAIC 270 / RELIGION 270: Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

HJCS 276 / JUDAIC 205: Intro to Jewish Civilizations and Culture

HJCS 478 / JUDAIC 468 / RELIGION 469: Jewish Mysticism

Philosophy

PHIL 230 / ASIAN 230 / RELIGION 230: Introduction to Buddhism

PHIL 262 / RELIGION 262: Intro to the Philosophy of Religion

PHIL 331 / ASIAN 331 / RELIGION 331: Introduction to Indian Philosophy

PHIL 480: Philosophy of Religion

Political Science

POLSCI 350 / JUDAIC 451: The Politics and Culture of Modern East European Jewry

Religion

RELIGION 122 / ACABS 122: Introduction to the New Testament

RELIGION 201 / ACABS 200 / AAPTIS 200 / HJCS 200: Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern

RELIGION 204 / AAPTIS 262: Introduction to Islam

RELIGION 220 / ASIAN 202: Introduction to the Study of Asian Religions

RELIGION 223 / ASIAN 223: Krishna Speaks: Bhagavad-Gita

RELIGION 225 / ASIAN 225: Introduction to Hinduism

RELIGION 230 / PHIL 230 / ASIAN 230: Introduction to Buddhism

RELIGION 231 / ASIAN 231: Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism

RELIGION 234 / ASIAN 234: Buddhism and Death

RELIGION 246 / ANTHRCUL 246: Anthropology of Religion

RELIGION 258 / ENGLISH 258: The Bible as Literature

RELIGION 262 / PHIL 262: Intro to the Philosophy of Religion

RELIGION 270 / HJCS 270 / ACABS 270 / JUDAIC 270: Introduction to Rabbinic Literature

RELIGION 272 / ASIAN 272: Introduction to the Study of Korean Religions

RELIGION 280 / ACABS 221: Jesus and the Gospels

RELIGION 303 / ASIAN 303: Religious Military Orders of the World

RELIGION 305 / ASIAN 305: Religion and Violence in the Secular World

RELIGION 306 / ASIAN 306: What is Religion?

RELIGION 323 / ASIAN 325: Zen: History, Culture, and Critique

RELIGION 331 / ASIAN 331 / PHIL 331: Introduction to Indian Philosophy

RELIGION 347 / CLCIV 347: Roman Religion from the Archaic Period to Late Antiquity

RELIGION 350 / ACABS 323: Christianity after the New Testament: The First Six Centuries

RELIGION 360 / RCHUMS 365: Experiences of Atheism: A History of Skepticism and Unbelief from the Greco-Roman to the Modern Period

RELIGION 363 / AAPTIS 363: The Qur’an and its Interpretations

RELIGION 455 / SOC 455: Religion and Society

RELIGION 464 / ASIAN 464: From Mystic Saints to Holy Warriors: Islam in Southeast Asia

RELIGION 465 / AAPTIS 465: Islamic Mysticism

RELIGION 469 / HJCS 478 / JUDAIC 468: Jewish Mysticism

Residential College

RCHUMS 365 / RELIGION 360: Experiences of Atheism: A History of Skepticism and Unbelief from the Greco-Roman to the Modern Period

Sociology

SOC 410 / JUDAIC 410: Sociology of the American Jewish Community

SOC 455 / RELIGION 455: Religion and Society

SOC 490 / REEES 490 / WOMENSTD 492: Women and Islam: A Sociological Perspective

Theatre & Drama

THTREMUS 323 / ENGLISH 349: American Theatre and Drama, section titled “Sex and Religion in Early English Drama”

Women’s Studies

WOMENSTD 376 / JUDAIC 376: Women and the Bible

WOMENSTD 414 / ENGLISH 415: Studies in Women and Literature: Early Women Writers

WOMENSTD 492 / SOC 490 / REEES 490: Women and Islam: A Sociological Perspective


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