Religion programs

Northwestern’s religion department is large for a college our size and serves all students through core general education courses in the Christian story and tradition. Your major courses will help you develop your Christian worldview and further strengthen your foundational knowledge in Scripture, theology and the practice of ministry.

Middle East Studies Minor

The Middle East Studies minor prepares students to engage with the Middle East and the Islamic world, a religion and worldview that will continue to play a critical role in world affairs for the foreseeable future. The minor incorporates a variety of disciplines including history, religion, language and sociology.

Requirements:
Choose one program:
GEN 310 - Middle East Studies Program
GEN 354 - Oman Semester
Choose 8 credits:
HIS 230 - Issues in Cross-Cultural History: Islamic Civilization
PSC 235 - Comparative Politics
REL 295 - Intercultural Communication
REL 390 - World Religions
SOC 290 - Cultural Anthropology
SOC 312 - Sociology of Religion
Total Credits Required: 24