Individuals interested in taking a class in the Department of Comparative Religion at Western Michigan University as an undergraduate may follow one of two pathways:
- Apply as an undergraduate student if you are seeking a degree.
- Apply as a transfer student if you have taken courses elsewhere.
Catalog information for the comparative religion major.
General education requirements
Many comparative religion courses satisfy general education requirements at Western Michigan University.
- Area II–Humanities: REL 1000, 2050, 2070, 3115, 3135, 3180, 3240, 3320, 3360
- Area III–United States: REL 2065, 3015
- Area IV–Other Cultures: REL 2010, 2020, 2030, 2040, 2060, 3025
- Area V–Social and Behavioral Sciences: REL 2080, 3145, 3155, 3165, 3230
- Area VIII–Health and Well-Being: REL 3190
- A minimum grade of C is required in all courses to be counted toward the major or minor.
- At least half of all credit hours to be counted toward the major or minor (14 and eight credit hours, respectively) must be taken in the Department of Comparative Religion.