A major in religious studies requires a minimum of 27 hours, of which 18 must be in courses above the 100-level. Students must take REL 200 (formerly REL 300 Approaches to the Study of Religion) and one course from each of three groups (I: Biblical Studies; II: Religion, History and Society; III: World Religions). A minimum GPA of 2.0 in all courses completed in religious studies at Wake Forest is required for graduation with the major.
A minor in religious studies requires 15 hours, 9 of which must be above the 100-level and one upper-level course from Group III: World Religions.
If you are interested in talking with someone about a major or minor in religious studies, email Ms. Sheila Lockhart. To declare the major or minor, please fill out the appropriate form below and see Ms. Sheila Lockhart in Wingate 118A.