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  Dec 12, 2017
 
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Religious Studies Major


Requirements for the Major


The Religious Studies (RLST) major encompasses both breadth and depth of study. Major requirements are:

 

  • Four courses in a specialized field at intermediate and advanced levels.A specialized field of study may be based on a specific religious tradition, philosophical theme, historical period, or geographic area. Examples of specialized fields include: Historical Religious Traditions I, Asian (HRT 1); Historical Religious Traditions II, Western (HRT II); Philosophy of Religion, Theology and Ethics (PRT); Contemporary and Women’s Studies In Religion (CWS); Middle Eastern Studies (MES)
  • Two integrative courses: RLST 180 PO  and RLST 190 PO . It is recommended that RLST 180 PO  be completed prior to the senior year.
  • Three elective courses in Religious Studies outside the specialized field.
  • RLST 191 PO -Senior Thesis .