• Religious Studies (Minor)

  • Overview

    The Religious Studies minor is offered through Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts.

    The subject matter challenges boundaries, definitions, and methodologies. Students acquire a broad appreciation of the varieties of human experience across cultures and time.

    Curriculum

    The Religious Studies minor requires completion of 18-20 credits. Students must receive a grade of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill the minor.

    Subject AreaSample CoursesCredits
    Introductory CourseLREL 3004 Theorizing Religion4
    Western Religious TraditionsLREL 3220 Medieval Church and State
    LREL 3180 Literary Journalism and American Belief
    4
    Non-Western Religious TraditionsLREL 2310 The Buddha's Revolution: Exploring the Ideas and Practices of Buddhism
    LREL 2065 Introduction to Islam
    4
    Special CompetenceChosen in consultation with the program director.6-8

    Eligibility

    Minors are available to undergraduate students across The New School. Please meet with your Student Success advisor to discuss how a minor will fit in with your overall degree requirements. If you have additional questions questions regarding this minor's curriculum, including requests for course substitutions, please contact Mark Larrimore, Religious Studies Director, at larrimom@newschool.edu or 212.229.5100 x2234.

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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