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Academic Program Guide

Religion and Classics

ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2024 and after)

*Please Note: Face-to-face/in-person instruction of this program is available ONLY at the main campus in Tallahassee, FL. This program is NOT available via Online/Distance Learning.*

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and diversity requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

Emphasis in all courses is on critical thinking and analysis coupled with effective speaking and writing skills. Students who major in Religion and Classics regularly pursue careers in business, education, government, law, and other fields that require a broad liberal arts background.

Mapping Coordinator: Shellie Camp

Sample Schedule and Required Milestones by Term

Sample Schedule: Term 1 hrs
ENC1101 Freshman Composition3
Religion Course3
1st GE Mathematics3
GE Core Social Science3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice 3
Required Milestones: Term 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 2 hrs
ENC2135 Research, Genre, and Context3
Classics Course3
GE Core Natural Science with Lab4
2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics3
Required Milestones: Term 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete 1st GE Mathematics course ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 3 hrs
Latin, Greek, or Classics Course3
Hebrew or Religion Course3
Digital Literacy Course: CGS2060 or CGS21003
GE Natural Science3
Religion Course (Western Antiquity)3
Required Milestones: Term 3
Complete 2nd GE Mathematics or Statistics course ( ≥ C minus )
Sample Schedule: Term 4 hrs
Religion (incl. HBR) Course 3
Greek, Latin, or Classics Course3
Oral Communication Competency3
GE History3
Religion Course (3000/4000) 3
Required Milestones: Term 4
(No Milestones)
Sample Schedule: Term 5 hrs
Religion Course (Western Antiquity) 3
Classics (3000/4000) 3
GE Social Science 3
Foreign Language (semester 1) 4
Elective 3
Required Milestones: Term 5
Civic Literacy Requirement
Sample Schedule: Term 6 hrs
Religion Course (Non-Western Antiquity)3
Foreign Language (semester 2) 4
GE Ethics3
Classics Course (3000/4000)3
Elective 3
Required Milestones: Term 6
Note: 3-semester Greek and Hebrew sequences begin in fall only.
Sample Schedule: Term 7 hrs
REL 4044 What is Religion?3
Foreign Language (semester 3) 4
Classics Course (3000/4000)3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Required Milestones: Term 7
Complete a Pre-Graduation Check
Sample Schedule: Term 8 hrs
Religion Course (3000/4000) 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Required Milestones: Term 8
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Academic, Administrator of a Religious Institution (Church, Hospital, Institute, Mosque, School, Seminary, Synagogue, Temple, etc.), Anthropologist, Archaeologist, , Business Person, Campus Minister, Classicist, Comparative Literature Scholar, Editor, Ethicist, Government Administrator (Local, State, Federal), Graduate Student, Historian, Historic Preservationist, Hospital Administrator, International Organization Administrator, Journalist, Lawyer, Linguist, Literary/Cultural Organization Administrator, Museum Administrator, Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Administrator, Non-Profit Organization Administrator, Nurse, Pastor/Religious (Bishop, Brother, Chaplain, Imam, Minister, Nun, Pastor, Priest, Rabbi, etc.), Philosopher, Physician, Physical Therapist, Professor, Public School Administrator, Publisher, Religion Scholar, Researcher, Sales Person, Seminarian, Social Worker, Teacher, Theologian, Translator/Interpreter, University Administrator.

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at:

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.

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