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Courses equip you with versatile and marketable skills, including critical thinking, excellent verbal and written communication, and problem-solving
Real-world experiences such as conferences, clubs, and summer programs to enhance your resume
Passionate faculty invest in the success of every student and seek to support a diverse, and inclusive community of philosophical thinkers
An analytical and critical consideration of the philosophical foundations of religion. Such topics as the existence of God, the problem of evil, theism and atheism, prayer, and immortality are discussed. Prerequisites: Junior standing and three semester hours in philosophy, or permission of the instructor.
A study of the Islamic tradition, including its primary texts, historical development, intellectual tenets, and contributions to human culture. Specific attention will be given to Islam as a way of life. Prerequisites: three semester hours in philosophy or permission of the instructor.
This course examines the several quests to uncover the historical reality behind Jesus of Nazareth in modern biblical-historical scholarship, including the work of scholars like Albert Schweitzer, Rudolph Bultmann, and the many contemporary inquirers. Students are expected to have some familiarity with the New Testament and/or early Christianity. Prerequisites: Junior standing and three semester hours in REL or PHIL.
Students entering the Minor program in Religious Studies should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all upper-level courses specified as a requirement for the minor and complete a minimum of six hours in the minor through courses offered by Old Dominion University.
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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D. E. Wittkower
9016 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS, NORFOLK, VA, 23529
1004 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529
2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529