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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Religious Studies

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Admission to the Major

Application Term

Semester in which major admission criteria will be completed, normally no later than 60 hours, or for transfer students, during the initial term at KU. Application to this major after completion of 60 hours, or the initial KU term for transfer students, will likely delay graduation.

Courses Required

  • Composition. Satisfied by ENGL 101 (unless the student has received a waiver or, for transfer students, an equivalent course).
  • Critical Reading and Writing. Satisfied by ENGL 102 or 105 (unless the student has received a waiver or, for transfer students, an equivalent course).
  • Introduction to Religion. Satisfied by REL 104.
  • Additional Religious Studies Course (Elective or Requirement). Satisfied by any course with REL prefix.

Grade-Point Average Requirements

Satisfied by a 2.30 minimum GPA in required admission courses designated above. University Course Repeat Policy will apply.The admission GPA in the above courses must be at least 2.3.


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