Religious education is a theological and interdisciplinary discipline by which people help others develop their intrinsic bond with God and find meaning within their everyday life experiences. In particular, Christian religious education, while open to genuine dialogue with people of other religious and faith traditions, has as its starting point the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

18 credits as follows:
9 credits:

EDR 231 Introduction to Religious Education, 3 cr.
EDR 302 Religious and Ethical Development, 3 cr.
EDR 385 Religious Education Curriculum, 3 cr.

9 credits from the following:
EDR 332 Interreligious and Interfaith Dialogue, 3 cr.
EDR 350 Holocaust and Genocide: Religious Influences, 3 cr.
EDR 380 Jewish-Christian Relations, 3 cr.
EDR 404 Special Topics, 1–3 cr.
EDU 301 Intercultural Studies for Educators, 3 cr.
HIS 301 Church History to the Reformation, 3 cr.
HIS 302 Church History since the Reformation, 3 cr.
PHI 306 Ethics of Gender, Race, and Class, 3 cr.
PHI 308 Philosophy of Religion, 3 cr.
THE 210 Understanding the Scriptures, 3 cr.
THE 327 Vatican II, 3 cr.


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