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.

Religion Minor

Requirements
REL 260 - Christian Ethics
REL 280 - History of Christianity
REL 290 - Christian Witness and Community Development
REL 294 - Introduction to Christian Missions
REL 295 - Intercultural Communication
REL 310 - Christian Spirituality
REL 317 - Topics in Old Testament Studies
REL 322 - Topics in New Testament Studies
REL 328WI - Biblical Interpretation and Theology
REL 370 - Calvin and Calvinism
REL 375 - Topics in Theology
REL 382 - Religion in America
REL 384 - Topics in the History of Christianity
REL 385 - Topics in Religion
REL 390 - World Religions
REL 392 - Topics in Missiology
REL 472 - Senior Seminar in Religion
GRE 101 - Elementary Biblical Greek and Culture
GRE 102 - Elementary Biblical Greek and Culture
GRE 201 - Intermediate Biblical Greek and Culture
GRE 202 - Intermediate Biblical Greek and Culture
HEB 101 - Elementary Biblical Hebrew and Culture
HEB 102 - Elementary Biblical Hebrew and Culture
Total credits required: 24

Note:

Take any combination of REL courses (excluding REL110 and REL262) to equal 24 credits. Up to 8 credits of GRE and HEB may be taken.