Religion Student Objectives
The Department of Religion seeks to accomplish the following:
- To equip students with the ability to articulate a general knowledge of the contents of the Bible.
- To equip ministry students with the information and skills necessary for them to excel academically, vocationally, and professionally.
- Religion Student Requirements
- A student must complete all Departments of Religion general education courses with a "C" or higher for each course.
- A student must receive credit for RLGN 1000, Religion Seminar, for each semester that he/she is a religion major.
- A student must receive credit for RLGN 1001, Religion Service Learning, for each academic year (any semester within an academic year is designated as an academic year) that he/she is a religion major.
- A Student must successfully complete RLGN 4350, Internship in Religion, during his/her senior year at ETBU.
- A student must maintain a cumulative 2.25 grade point average (i.e., GPA).
- A student must have a 2.50 GPA for all coursework within the Department of Religion.
- If a student falls below the levels listed in numbers 5 and 6, he/she must retake courses to raise his/her GPA.
- No student may graduate with a major in Religion with less than a 2.50 GPA in his/her major courses.
- Religion Department Honor Code
The Religion Department is committed to providing students a high-quality education, a sense of ethics, and a responsible spiritual and social consciousness. The Religion Department Academic Honor Code is an integral component in this process. As a requirement for continued admission, all religion majors will affirm their commitment, by their signature, to abide by the following code:
Having been called of God to the ministry and having read the Religion Department Academic Honor Code, I hereby pledge to avoid all academic dishonesty, including cheating and plagiarism, and to conduct myself in the classroom in ways that honor both God and my calling: to be respectful of others; to maintain a high level of personal integrity, moral purity, and honor; to take seriously my academic commitment to God and to all those who support me financially and emotionally; and to seek excellence and professionalism in everything I do.