Courses in Religion
All St. Olaf students take courses that orient them in a general way to the study of religion and acquaint them with the principal elements of the Christian tradition. The religion department also makes available a range of courses about Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism in order to prepare students to live in our religiously diverse world.
A complete list of courses can be found in the Academic Catalog.
During the 2013-14 academic year, the Religion Department will offer two seminars. Majors are required to take two 300-level courses, at least one of which is a seminar. Majors may take multiple seminars.
Download Fall 2013-14 Seminar Descriptions here.
Spring 2012-13 academic term, the Religion Department will offer multiple sections of the course. Every section will cover a core list of biblical texts, but in each case distinctive approaches and themes will be emphasized.
Download Religion 121 descriptions here.