The minor is a part of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, a program within the College of Arts and Letters.
This minor is designed to provide students with a systematic understanding of the nature and history of Christianity as a religion of global significance. Students begin their studies by exploring the history, beliefs and practices of diverse Christian traditions, from ancient to the modern. Additional courses address the complex relationships between Christianity and various facets of the contemporary world, such as politics, culture, religious pluralism, terrorism and race.
The minimum requirement for a minor in Christian studies is 18 credit hours.