A minor in Theology and Religious Studies complements a wide variety of majors. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from courses in Scripture, the history of Christianity, theology, world religions, and religious ethics, among many other areas of study.

To learn more about a Theology and Religious Studies minor, including classes you will take, visit John Carroll’s Undergraduate Bulletin.

Minor Requirements

18 credit hours

  • Three courses (9 credits), one each from three of the following areas:
    • History of Christianity/Sociology of Religions
      (TRS 220-229, 320-329, 420-429)
    • Religious Ethics (TRS 260-269, 360-369, 460-469)
    • Scripture (TRS 200-209, 300-309, 400-409)
    • Systematic Theology (TRS 230-239, 330-339, 430-439)
    • World Religions
      • Judaism (TRS 210-219, 310-319, 410-419) 
      • Islam (TRS 240-249, 340-349, 440-449)
      • Asian Religions (TRS 250-259, 351-359, 450-459)
      • Interreligious Studies (TRS 350)
  • Two upper-division electives (TRS 300-499)
  • Senior Seminar (TRS 493)

Courses in the Integrative Core Curriculum may be used to meet 200- and 300-level course requirements for the TRS minor.

Advising Recommendations for Potential TRS Majors or Minors – updated 01.27.2016