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Humanities, Concentration in Comparative Religious Studies

San José State University

48 months
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5742 USD/year
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The Humanities, Concentration in Comparative Religious Studies BA program from San José State University presents scholarly interpretations of the world's religious traditions.  It aims to be as global as possible in covering the great diversity of religions and as inclusive as possible in covering various methodological approaches to the study of religion.

Overview

The Humanities, Concentration in Comparative Religious Studies BA program from San José State University offers a comprehensive preparation for those who plan to undertake graduate education in theology, history of religions, and other related areas.

Graduates with Humanities, Concentration in Comparative Religious Studies from San José State University will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to frame questions and pursue answers to aesthetic, social, cultural and global problems using interdisciplinary methods.
  • Demonstrate the ability to describe and compare the roles, impacts and ethical implications of ideas, texts, social movements, contemporary situations, and creations of the human imagination.
  • Demonstrate skill in written and verbal communication, including argumentation.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify, select, use, and cite information sources appropriately.
  • Demonstrate a high level of religious literacy, including the ability to articulate etic and emic perspectives for specific religions, and a functional understanding of at least five major world religious systems (e.g. Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Sikhism, Jainism, a specific geographic set of indigenous religions [African, Australian, North American, South American, Pacific Islander, North Asian, pre-Christian European], Wicca, Afro-Caribbean religions).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • How the World sees the United States 
  • Nature and World Cultures 
  • Thinking About Contemporary World Arts
  • Myths, Heroes, and Global Cultures 
  • Perspectives on the Twentieth Century: The West in a Global Context 
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Religion
  • Contemporary Buddhism and its Roots  
  • Chinese Traditions 
  • Middle Eastern Traditions 
  • Pagan Traditions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Earn the equivalent of a U.S. 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or an average of “B” grades.
    • Successfully complete three years of college preparatory mathematics with a minimum grade of “C-” or better.
    • Submit official test scores from an approved English language proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS).
    • Submit partial official secondary school (high school) transcripts and final transcripts.
    • Take SAT or ACT (highly recommended).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2871 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2871 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
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