The secondary education religion minor is for students who plan to teach religion in secondary schools.

Course Requirements 2016-2017

Secondary Education Religion Minor

Seven courses (21 semester hours)

  • REL-121 Biblical Literature & Theology
  • REL-131 Christian Theology
  • REL-357 Religion and Education Seminar
  • One course in Biblical Studies
  • One course in Theological Studies
  • One course in Religious Studies
    • REL-250 Introduction to the Study of Religion
    • REL-255 World Religions
  • One 300-level elective in Religion

State Certification

The State of Michigan does not recognize religion as a state-certifiable subject, but secondary education majors with a minor in religion will receive and official endorsement from the religion department for teaching religious studies either in the Christian or public secondary school setting.


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