The Religious Diversity for Care Professions minor offers a curriculum that aims to provide a historical and contemporary overview of the relationship between healthcare and religion. In this minor, students explore how various religious traditions have explained health and healing.
This minor fulfills the E area of the REAL Curriculum. Focused on the topic of humanistic inquiry as written into the E learning outcome, the Religious-Cultural Literacy for Healthcare Minor examines the close relationship between religion and health. The fixed curriculum first introduces students broadly to world religions, then delves into historical and contemporary perspectives on religion and health. Students also analyze how various religious traditions experience and explain death. The program culminates in either a capstone (when topically appropriate) or an internship. Students need majors and/or minors to fulfill the R, A, and L areas to complete the REAL Curriculum requirements.
General Education Requirements
General Education courses will be denoted below with a (GE). Students are required to take at least 30 credit hours of general education designated courses within their degree requirements. The Religious-Cultural Literacy for Healthcare Professions minor includes 9 general education credits.