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Religion in Society Minor
The University College offers an interdisciplinary minor in Religion in Society. This minor examines the role of religion in society as seen from the perspectives of cultural and social organizations; of history and philosophy; of art and music. The minor is open to students majoring in any area within any undergraduate college at The University of Memphis or to special students who wish to enroll in order to take such a program.

A. Required Core Courses (9 hours)
ANTH 4253 Anthropology of Religion
JDST 2850 Religions of Abraham
PHIL 3701 The Human and the Divine
•  Additional Courses (9 hours)
(Select one course each from any three of the following four groups of courses):

Group 1
ANTH 3351 Old World Archaeology
JDST 4511 Holocaust Studies
POLS 3102 Religion and Politics
SOCI 3860 Sociology of Religion
Group 2
JDST 3801 Jewish Thought I
PHIL 3411 Contemporary Moral Problems
PHIL 3511 Ethics
PHIL 3721 Chinese Philosophy
UNIV 3581 Faith, Reason, and Imagination
Group 3
HIST 3274 Modern Islamic World
HIST 3275 History of the Jewish People
HIST 3290 Traditional Asia
HIST 4361 History of the Byzantine Empire
HIST 4372 The High Middle Ages
HIST 4390 Europe in the Age of the Reformation
HIST 4882 Civil Rights Movement in the United States Since 1930
Group 4
ARTH 4130 Art of the Medieval World
ARTH 4143 Art of the High Renaissance in Italy
ARTH 4181 Traditional Arts of Africa, Oceania and North America
CLAS 2481 Mythology
ENGL 4461 The Bible as Literature
JDST 3661 Old Testament
MUSA 4104 Sacred Music in History and Practice I
MUSA 4105 Sacred Music in History and Practice II
UNIV 3580 Hebrew and Greek Legacy

Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

Aerospace Studies (AERO)
African and African American Studies (AAAS)
Anthropology (ANTH)
Biology (BIOL)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
Chemistry (CHEM)
City and Regional Planning (PLAN)
Computer Science (COMP)
Criminology and Criminal Justice (CJUS)
Earth Sciences (ESCI)
English (ENGL)
Emergency Management (EMGT)
Environmental Studies (ENVR)
Health Administration (HADM)
History (HIST)
International Studies (INTL)
Judaic Studies (JDST)
Mathematics (MATH)
Military Science (ARMY)
Naval Science (NAVY)
Philosophy (PHIL)
Physics (PHYS)
Political Science (POLS)
Public and Nonprofit Administration (PADM)
Psychology (PSYC)
Religious Studies (RLGN)
Social Work (SWRK)
Sociology (SOCI)
Women's Studies (WMST)

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Arabic (ARAB)
Chinese (CHIN)
Classics (CLAS)
French (FREN)
German (GERM)
Greek (GREK)
Hebrew (HEBR)
Italian (ITAL)
Japanese (JAPN)
Languages and Literature (LALI)
Latin (LATN)
Portuguese (PORT)
Russian (RUSS)
Spanish (SPAN)

Fogelman College of Business and Economics

Accountancy (ACCT)
Business Administration (BA)
Economics (ECON)
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate (FIR)
Management Information Systems (MIS)
Management (MGMT)
Marketing (MKTG))
Supply Chain Management Science (SCMS)

College of Communication and Fine Arts

Architecture (ARCH)
Art (ART)
Art History (ARTH)
Communication (COMM)
Communication/Fine Arts (CCFA)
Dance (DANC)
Interior Design (IDES)
Journalism (JOUR)
Theatre (THEA)


Applied Music (MUAP)
Music Appreciation (MUS)
Music Education (MUSE)
Music History, Literature, and Appreciation (MUHL)
Music Industry (MUID)
Music Theory and Composition (MUTC)
Sacred Music (MUSA)

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

Counseling and Personnel Services (COUN)
Educational Psychology and Research (EDPR)

Health and Sport Sciences

Dietetics (NUTR)
Health and Human Performance (EXSS)
Health and Sport Sciences (HMSE)
Healthcare Leadership (HCL)
Health Promotion (HPRO)
Physical Education Activities (PHED)
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE)
Sport and Leisure Commerce (SLC)
Sport and Leisure Management (SLS)

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Early Childhood Education (ECED)
Educational Services (EDSV)
Elementary Education (ELED)
Instruction and Curriculum Leadership (ICL)
Instructional Design and Technology (IDT)
Leadership (LEAD)
Reading (RDNG)
Special Education (SPED)

Herff College of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering (BIOM)
Civil Engineering (CIVL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (EECE)
Engineering (ENGR)
Mechanical Engineering (MECH)
Technology (TECH)

Loewenberg School of Nursing

Nursing (NURS)

University College

Family and Consumer Science (CSED)
Merchandising (MRCH)
Paralegal Studies (LEGL)
University College (UNIV)

Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management

Hospitality and Resort Management (HPRM)

Independent Programs

Orientation Program (ACAD)
University Honors Program (UNHP)
University of Memphis Libraries (LBRY)

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