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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Philosophy—Pretheology Major (B.A.)

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Special curriculum; major code BA5242

College-level Requirements

Please see the appropriate college listing for college-level academic requirements.

Program Requirements

If you plan to enter a theological seminary or to do graduate study in religion, it is recommended that you take a broad program of undergraduate courses, including the following (with minimum credit suggested in each area):

  • philosophy and world religions (12);
  • courses on the texts and history of religions (15);
  • English composition and literature, and world literature (21);
  • history, including HIST 354, 356C, and 370 (15);
  • social sciences (21);
  • foreign languages (18);
  • natural sciences (9);
  • public speaking (3).

Arrange your program to meet the requirements of the B.A. degree and the University General Education Requirements.

It is advisable to major in philosophy, English, classics, or one of the social sciences. Check the entrance requirements of the theological seminaries, other religious educational institutions, or graduate schools of your choice and plan your curriculum accordingly. A pretheology major is also available from the Departments of English and History.

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