Minors in Religious Studies / Philosophy / Peace and Justice

  

Minor in Religious Studies with a Certificate in Religious Education - 18 credits 

The Minor in Religious Studies/Certificate in Religious Education provides students a cross-section of theological topics intended to deepen their theological literacy and scholarship. Students who minor in Religious Studies work under the guidance of a member of the department. Please contact Dr. Patrick McCauley, Room 370, Fournier Hall. Telephone: 215.753.3657. Email: mccauleyp@chc.edu.

Requirements:  

  • RLST-104: The Religious Imagination
  • Five 200-level Religious Studies courses (15 credits) chosen from the listing above. It is recommended but not required that the student take at least one course from each of the subject areas.

 

Minor in Peace and Justice Studies - 18 Credits

The goal of this interdisciplinary minor is to ground students in issues of peace and justice through increased knowledge in areas such as non-violent social change, conflict resolution, and economic justice. Courses are chosen in consultation with a faculty advisor and at least one of the courses (3 credits) must have a service learning component. For information and assistance, please contact Dr. Marie Conn, Room 206, St. Joseph Hall. Telephone: 215/248-7044. Email: connm@chc.edu.

Requirements:  

  • RLST-240: Introduction to Social Justice
  • RLST-245: Catholic Social Tradition

Four courses (12 credits) chosen from the following, which may not be offered every semester and may have additional Pre-Requisites:

  • ARTS-220: Intermediate Art by Heart
  • ARTH-201: Historical Survey of Women Artists (WOK: Artistic)
  • ARTH-280: The Art of Black Africa (WOK: Artistic)
  • BUSN-102: Business Ethics (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CRJU-122: Introduction to Criminal Justice (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CRJU-210/SOCI-210: Gender and the Law (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CRJU-220: Juvenile Justice (WOK: Behavioral)
  • CMSC-280: CS History, Trends & Ethical Issues (Writing Intensive)
  • COMM-275: Persuasive Methods
  • ENGL-251: African American Writers (WOK: Literary)
  • HIST-228: Women in Modern European Society (WOK: Historical)
  • HIST-231: History of Am Foreign Relations (WOK: Historical)
  • HIST-233: America and the Two World Wars (WOK: Historical)
  • HIST-236: Progressive America: 1900-1940 (WOK: Historical)
  • HIST-247: African Americans During the Age of Slavery (WOK: Historical)
  • HIST-248: African Americans Since Emancipation (WOK: Historical)
  • HIST-322: Genocide in the Modern World (WOK: Historical and Writing Intensive)
  • HIST-330: Women’s Activism/Modern World (WOK: Historical and Writing Intensive)
  • HIST-332: Cities and Suburbs (WOK: Historical)
  • HSVC-105: Introduction to Human Services (WOK: Behavioral)
  • HSVC-219: Child Welfare
  • HSVC-356: Social Welfare Policy (WOK: Behavioral)
  • HSVC-250 and SOCI-250: Heart of the City (WOK: Behavioral)
  • MUSC-107: Native Peoples of North America (WOK: Artistic)
  • PHIL-110: Intro to Philosophy: World Views (WOK: Problem Solving and Writing Intensive)
  • PSCI-140: Introduction to World Politics (WOK: Behavioral)
  • PSCI-214: Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties (WOK: Behavioral)
  • PSYC-109: Psychology of Women (WOK: Behavioral)
  • PSYC-212: Social Psychology (WOK: Behavioral)
  • RLST-206: World Religions
  • RLST-216: Fundamental Moral Theology
  • RLST-217: Contemporary Moral Issues
  • RLST-218: Biomedical Moral Issues
  • RLST-242: Women in Society and Religion
  • RLST-244: Global Theology/The Cry for Justice
  • SOCI-103: Social Problems (WOK: Behavioral)
  • SOCI-104: Major Global Problems (WOK: Behavioral)
  • SOCI-125: The Family (WOK: Behavioral)
  • SOCI-126: Gender and Society (WOK: Behavioral)
  • SOCI-127: Ethnicity (WOK: Behavioral)
  • SOCI-201: Social Inequality (WOK: Behavioral)
  • SPAN-231: Intro to Hispanic Culture I/Spain
  • SPAN-232: Intro to Hispanic Culture II/Lat Am
  • SPAN-261: Masterpieces of Hispanic Lit I (Writing Intensive)
  • SPAN-262: Masterpieces of Hispanic Lit II (Writing Intensive)
  • SPAN-263: Masterpieces of Hispanic Lit III (WOK: Literary)

 

Minor in Philosophy– 18 credits
Students who minor in Philosophy work under the guidance of a member of the department. For assistance, please contact Dr. Patrick McCauley, Room 370, Fournier Hall. Telephone: 215/753-3657. Email: mccauleyp@chc.edu.

Requirements:  

  • Six courses (18 credits) in PHIL-Philosophy.

 

Minor in Religious Studies and Philosophy – 18 credits
Students who minor in Religious Studies and Philosophy also work under the guidance of a member of the department. For assistance, please contact Dr. Patrick McCauley, Room 370, Fournier Hall. Telephone: 215/753-3657. Email: mccauleyp@chc.edu.

Requirements:  

  • RLST-104: Religion and Culture
  • Five additional courses (15 credits) selected with a faculty advisor with at least two of the courses (6 credits) in PHIL-Philosophy.