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B. A. PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

LEVEL 100

            First Semester
            Students to choose any two UGRC Courses (6 credits) in addition to SREL 101
           

Course Code

                            Course Title

Credits

UGRC 110

Academic Writing I

  3

UGRC 120

Numeracy Skills

  3

UGRC 130

Science and Technology in Our Lives

  3

UGRC 150

Critical Thinking and Practical Reasoning

  3

SREL 101

Introduction to Islam

  3

Other Subjects

2 courses from other departments in your combination

  6

 

Minimum credits required

  15

            Second Semester
            Students to choose any two UGRC courses (6 credits) in addition to SREL 102

Course Code

                    Course Title

Credits

UGRC 110

Academic Writing I

  3

UGRC 120

Numeracy Skills

  3

UGRC 130

Science and Technology in Our Lives

  3

UGRC 150

Critical Thinking and Practical Reasoning

  3

SREL 102

Introduction to Christianity

  3

Other Subjects

2 courses from other departments in your combination

  6

 

Minimum credits required

  15

LEVEL 200

            First Semester
            Students to choose either UGRC210 or UGRC 220 (3 credits) in addition to SREL 201 and SREL 203
           

Course Code

                Course Title

Credits

UGRC 210

Academic Writing II

  3

UGRC 220

Liberal and African Studies

  3

SREL  201

Introduction to the Study of Religions

  3

SREL 203

Introduction to Philosophy of Religion

  3

Other Subjects

2 Courses from the other assigned Department

  6

 

Minimum credits required

  15

           
                Second Semester

             Students to choose either UGRC 210 or 220 (3 credits) in addition to SREL 204 and SREL 206
                       

Course Code

                     Course Title

Credits

UGRC 210

Academic Writing II

  3

UGRC 220

Liberal and African Studies

  3

SREL  204

Introduction to Ethical Theories and Religious Ethical Systems

  3

SREL 206

Introduction to Theological Studies

  3

Other Subjects

2 Courses from the other assigned Department

  6

 

Minimum credits required

  15

LEVEL 300
Major:  A minimum of 24 credits by the end of the year
Combined:  A minimum of 15 credits by the end of the year
Minor:  A minimum of 6 credits by the end of the year          

First Semester
Students to choose the appropriate option core course (Islamic option/Christian option) in addition to the General core course (SREL 305).  They are also to choose from the list of electives available for the year, the appropriate number of courses amounting to the required number of credits:   Major – a minimum of 12; Combined – a minimum of 7 ½; Minor – a minimum of 3 per semester.

Course Code

                                Course Title

Credits

General Core

 

 

SREL 305

African Indigenous Religions

  3

Islamic option

 

 

SREL 303

Qur’anic Studies

  3

Christian option

 

 

SREL 319

Old Testament Introduction

  3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 307

Introduction to Biblical Exegesis and Hermeneutics

  3

SREL 317 

Background to the New Testament 

  3

SREL 327

The Reformation  

  3

SREL 325

The History of the Early Church 

  3

SREL 335

Christian Ethics 

  3

SREL 337

The Life of Muhammad 

  3

SREL 341

Islamic Ethics 

  3

SREL 347

Religion in Ghana 

  3

SREL 353

Gender Issues in Religion and Culture 

  3

SREL 355

African Traditional Ethics 

  3

SREL 357

Introduction to the Pentateuch

  3

SREL 359

Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels

  3

SREL 361

New Testament Greek I 

  3

SREL 365

Religion and the Renaissance

  3

SREL 367

Christianity in the Middle Ages

  3

SREL 371

History of Religions in West Africa 

  3

SREL 373 

Historical Studies of Africa Indigenous Religions

  3

SREL 375

Arabic I (Unavailable to students of Arabic ) 

  3

 

Second Semester
Students to choose the appropriate option core course (Islamic option/Christian option) in addition to the General core course (SREL 378).  They are also to choose from the list of electives available for the year, the appropriate number of courses amounting to the required number of credits for the semester:   Major – a minimum of 12; Combined – a minimum of 7 ½; Minor – a minimum of 3 per semester.

Course Code

                        Course Title

Credits

General Core

 

 

SREL 378

Oriental Religions

  3

Islamic option

 

 

SREL 344

Hadith Studies

  3

Christian option

 

 

SREL 362

New Testament Introduction

  3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 308

Old Testament Texts in Hebrew 

  3

SREL 396  

Arabic II ( Prerequisite: SREL 375; Unavailable to students of Arabic) 

  3

SREL 316 

New Testament Texts in Greek (Pre-req.: SREL 322

  3

SREL 318

New Testament Interpretation (Pre-req.: SREL 307) 

  3

SREL 322

New Testament Greek II (Pre-req.: SREL 361)    

  3

SREL 328

Pentecostalism in Ghana 

  3

SREL 334

Psychology of Religion 

  3

SREL 336

Arabic Texts  (Pre-req.: SREL 396) 

  3

SREL 338

The Orthodox Caliphate (Pre-req.: SREL 337) 

  3

SREL 344

Hadith Studies  

  3

SREL 346

Islam in Ghana 

  3

SREL 348

African Myths and Symbols 

  3

SREL 352

Religion and Leadership 

  3

SREL 356

Contemporary Ethical and Moral Issues 

  3

SREL 361      

New Testament Greek I 

  3

SREL 364

 Introduction to Pauline Literature

  3

SREL 366

The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit in Christian History

  3

SREL 368

Magic and Witchcraft

  3

SREL 372 

Methodological Issues in African Indigenous Religions

  3

SREL 396

Arabic II(pre-req.: SREL375)

  3

SREL 398

New Religious Movements  

  3

 

LEVEL 400
Major: A minimum of 30 credits by the end of the year
Combined: A minimum of 15 credits by the end of the year


First Semester
Students to choose the appropriate option core course (Islamic option/Christian option) in addition to the General core course (SREL 401).  They are also to choose from the list of electives available for the year, the appropriate number of courses amounting to the required number of credits for the semester:   Major – a minimum of 15; Combined – a minimum of 7 ½ per semester.

Course Code

                            Course Title

Credits

General Core

 

 

SREL 401

Comparative Study of Religions

  3

Islamic option

 

 

SREL 429

The Faith and Practice of Islam

  3

Christian option

 

 

SREL 453

Theology and Ethics of the Old Testament

  3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 400

Long Essay

  6

SREL 411

Islamic Spirituality 

  3

SREL 413

Islamic History and Civilization 

  3

SREL 415

Religion and Society 

  3

SREL 417

Religion and Human Rights 

  3

SREL 419

Introduction to Old Testament Prophetic and Apocalyptic Literature   

  3

SREL 421

Introduction to Johannine Literature

  3

SREL 423

 Ecological Ethics

  3

SREL 425

Afr African    indigenous Religions and Development

  3

SREL 427

Intra and Inter-faith Relations 

  3

SREL 431

Advanced Quranic Studies

  3

SREL 433

Hebrew I 

  3

SREL 435

The Theology of the Gospels  

  3

SREL 437

The Doctrine of the Early Church (Pre-req.: SREL 325)

  3

SREL 439

Islam in West Africa 

  3

SREL 441

The Old Testament and African Life and Thought 

  3

SREL 443

Comparative Ethics 

  3

SREL 445

Modern Trends in Islam 

  3

SREL 447

Special Paper I 

  3

 

Second Semester
Students to choose the appropriate option core course (Islamic option/Christian option) in addition to courses from the list of electives available for the year, the appropriate number of courses amounting to the required number of credits:   Major – a minimum of 15; Combined – a minimum of 7 ½   per semester.

Course Code

                       Course Title

Credits

Core Courses

 

 

Christian option

 

 

SREL 402

West African Church History

  3

SREL 426

Theology and Ethics of the New Testament

  3

Islamic option

 

 

SREL 404

Shariah

  3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 408

Christianity and African Culture 

  3

SREL 412

Islamic Theology       

  3

SREL 414

Islam and African Culture 

  3

SREL 422

Old Testament Interpretation (Pre-req.: SREL 307) 

  3

SREL 432

Advanced Hadith Studies

  3

SREL 434

Hebrew II (Pre-requisite: SREL 433)  

  3

SREL 436

Women in African Indigenous Religions

  3

SREL 438

Missions    

  3

SREL 442

Philosophy Set Texts 

  3

SREL 444

Professional Ethics (Pre-req.: Any course in Ethics) 

  3

SREL 448

Special Paper II

  3

SREL 452

 Religion in the African Diaspora 

  3

SREL 454

Introduction to Wisdom Literature 

  3

SREL 456

The Theology of St. Paul 

  3


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