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Associate Degrees - Religion      



Major: Religion
Associate in Arts Degree Requirements

Mission Statement

The Lane College AA in religion program is designed to provide persons with a general interest in the Christian faith with a basic understanding of what it means to be Christian in our time and in local and global contexts.

Goals

  1. To acquaint the student with the basic knowledge of the Christian texts, beliefs, history, ethics, and practice;
  2. To facilitate theological, philosophical, and ethical reflection on the Christian texts, beliefs, history, ethics, and practice;
  3. To enhance the studentís written and verbal abilities to articulate the understanding of Christian texts, beliefs, history, ethics, and practice.

Objectives
Students graduating with a 2.0 GPA or better will be able to: :

  1. Students graduating with a GPA of 2.0 or better will be able to:
  2. Understand and articulate effectively about the Christian texts, beliefs, history, ethics, and practice;
  3. Utilize their understanding about the Christian texts, beliefs, history, ethics, and practice in professional ministry settings;
  4. Prepare for careers in ministry or BA degree programs.

Religion Course Requirements:

Religion CoreCredit HoursPrerequisites
REL 131: Old Testament3N/A
REL 132: New Testament3N/A
REL 230: Introduction to Christian Theology3N/A
REL 231: History of the Black Church3N/A
REL 233: Christian Ethics3N/A
PHL 131 Introduction to Philosophy3N/A
Students must complete (2) courses from the following:
PHL 132 Principles†of Ethics3N/A
REL 234: Church History3N/A
General Education requirement for AA degree38-40 Hours
Religion Courses or electives for AA degree24 Hours

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