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LEVEL 100

FIRST SEMESTER

Students to choose any two UGRC Courses (6 credits) in addition to SREL 111               

Course Code

                            Course Title

Credits

UGRC 110

Academic Writing I

  3

UGRC 120

Numeracy Skills

  3

UGRC 141-146

Science and Technology in Our Lives

  3

UGRC 150

Critical Thinking and Practical Reasoning

  3

SREL 111

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 112*

Course Code

                    Course Title

Credits

UGRC 110

Academic Writing I

  3

UGRC 120

Numeracy Skills

  3

UGRC 141-146

Science and Technology in Our Lives

  3

UGRC 150

Critical Thinking and Practical Reasoning

  3

SREL  112

Introduction to Christianity

  3

Other Subjects

2 courses from other departments in your combination

  6

 

Minimum credits required

  15

*The UGRC courses chosen in the First Semester must be different from those chosen in the Second semester.

 

LEVEL 200

First Semester

Students to choose either UGRC 210 or UGRC 220-238* (3 credits) in addition to SREL 211   and SREL 213

Course Code

                Course Title

Credits

UGRC 210

Academic Writing II

  3

UGRC 220-238*

Introduction to African Studies

  3

SREL  211

Introduction to the Study of Religions

  3

SREL 213

Introduction to Philosophy of Religion

  3

Other Subjects

2 Courses from the other assigned Department (s)

  6

 

Minimum credits required

  15

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Students to choose either UGRC 210 or 220-238 (3 credits) in addition to SREL 214    and SREL 216 *

Course Code

                     Course Title

Credits

UGRC 210

Academic Writing II

  3

UGRC 220-238*

Introduction to African Studies

  3

SREL  214

Introduction to Ethical Theories and Religious Ethical Systems

  3

SREL 216

Introduction to Theological Studies

  3

Other Subjects

2 Courses from the other assigned Department (s)

  6

 

Minimum credits required

  15

*The UGRC courses chosen in the First Semester must be different from those chosen in the Second semester

 

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 should choose one of three options: Christian option, Islamic option or Religious Studies option. They are required to choose the General Core course (SREL 315: African Indigenous Religions) in addition to the appropriate option core course. Students should then select their remaining credits from their chosen options. Minimum credit requirements are as follows: Major 12; Combined 7 ½; Minor 3 per semester.

GENERAL CORE

COURSE CODE

            COURSE TITLE 

CREDITS

SREL 315

African Indigenous  Religions

3

 

CHRISTIAN OPTION

COURSE CODE

            COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CORE 

 

 

SREL 339

Old Testament Introduction

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 377

Introduction to Biblical Exegesis and

3

 

Hermeneutics

 

SREL 379

Background to the New Testament

3

SREL  383

The History of the Early Church

3

SREL 385

Christian Ethics

3

SREL 397

Introduction to the Pentateuch

3

SREL 399

Introduction to  the Synoptic Gospels

3

SREL 331

New Testament Greek I

3

SREL 365

Religion and  the Renaissance

3

SREL 367

Christianity in the Middle Ages

3

 

ISLAMIC OPTION

COURSE CODE

                     COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CORE

 

 

SREL 313

Qur’anic Studies

3

ELECTIVES 

 

 

SREL 389

The Life of Mohammad

3

SREL 333

Islamic Ethics

3

SREL 375

Arabic I (Unavailable to Students of Arabic)

3

 

RELIGIOUS STUDIES OPTION

COURSE CODE

            COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CORE 

 

 

SREL 391

Religion in Ghana

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 349

Psychology of Religion

3

SREL 393

Gender Issues in Religion and Culture

3

SREL 395

African Traditional Ethics

3

SREL 373

Historical Studies of Africa Indigenous Religions

3

 

LEVEL 300 

SECOND SEMESTER

Students should choose one of three options: Christian Option, Islamic Option or Religious

Studies Option. They are required to choose the General Core course (SREL312- Oriental Religions) in addition to the appropriate option core course. Students should then select their remaining credits from their chosen options. Minimum credit requirements are as follows: Major 12; Combined 7 ½; Minor 3 per semester.

 

GENERAL CORE

COURSE CODE

                          COURSE TITLE 

CREDIT

SREL 312

       Oriental Religions   

3

 

CHRISTIAN OPTION

COURSE CODE

                           COURSE TITLE 

CREDIT

CORE

 

 

SREL 374

New Testament Introduction

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 324

New Testament Texts in Greek (pre-req.: Srel 332)

3

SREL 354

New Testament Interpretation (Pre-req: Srel 377)

3

SREL332

New Testament Greek II (Pre-req: Srel 331)

3

SREL 302

Pentecostalism in Ghana

3

SREL 358

The Reformation

3

SREL 306

Introduction to Pauline Literature

3

 

ISLAMIC OPTION

COURSE CODE

                          COURSE TITLE 

CREDIT

CORE 

 

 

SREL 314

Hadith Studies

3

ELECTIVE

 

 

SREL 396

Arabic II (Pre-req: Srel 375, Unavailable to students of Arabic)

3

SREL 336

Arabic Texts (Pre-req: Srel 396)

3

SREL 384

The Orthodox Caliphate ( Pre-req: Srel 389)

3

SREL 346 

Islam in Ghana

3

 

RELIGIOUS STUDIES OPTION

COURSE CODE

            COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

 CORE 

 

 

SREL 388

Philosophy Set Texts

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 382

African Myths and Symbols

3

SREL 362

Religion and Leadership

3

SREL 368

Magic and Witchcraft

3

SREL 392

Contemporary Ethical and Moral Issues

3

SREL 372

Methodological Issues in African Indigenous Religions

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 should choose one of three options: Christian option, Islamic option or Religious Studies option. They are required to choose the general core course (SREL 403 Comparative Study of Religion) in addition to the appropriate option core course(s). Students should then select their remaining credits from their chosen options. Minimum credit requirements are as follows: Major 12; Combined 7 ½.

 

GENERAL CORE

COURSE CODE

            COURSE TITLE 

CREDITS

SREL 403

Comparative Study of Religion

3

 

CHRISTIAN OPTION

COURSE CODE

            COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CORE 

 

 

SREL 453

 Theology and Ethics of the Old Testament

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 461

Missions

3

SREL 455

Introduction to Old Testament Prophetic  and Apocalyptic Literature

3

SREL 457

Introduction to Johannine Literature

3

SREL 467

Hebrew I

3

SREL 469

The Theology of the Gospels

3

SREL 471

The Doctrine of the Early Church ( Pre-req: Srel 383)

 

SREL 475

The Old Testament & African Life & Thought

3

 

                                                                              ISLAMIC OPTION

COURSE CODE

                     COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CORE

 

 

SREL 409

The Faith & Practice of Islam

3

ELECTIVES 

 

 

SREL 407

Islamic Spirituality

3

SREL 449

Islamic History and Civilization

3

SREL 463

Arabic III

3

SREL 465

Advanced  Qur’anic  Studies

3

SREL 473

Islam in West Africa

3

SREL 479

Modern Trends in Islam

3

 

RELIGIOUS STUDIES OPTION

COURSE CODE

            COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CORE 

 

 

SREL 477

Comparative  Ethics 

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 451

Religion & Society

3

SREL 483

Religion & Human Rights

3

SREL 459

Ecological Ethics 

3

SREL 425

African Indigenous Religion & Development

3

 

GENERAL ELECTIVE

SREL 410

Long Essay

3

SREL 481

Special Paper I

3

LEVEL 400

SECOND SEMESTER

Students should choose one of three options: Christian Option, Islamic Option or Religious Studies Option. They are required to choose the appropriate option core course(s). Students should then select their remaining credits from their chosen options. Minimum credit requirements are as follows: Major 12; Combined 7 ½.

 

CHRISTIAN OPTION

COURSE CODE

                           COURSE TITLE 

CREDIT

CORE

 

 

SREL 416

West African Church History

3

SREL 426

Theology & Ethics of the New Testament

3

ELECTIVES

 

3

SREL 406

Old Testament Texts in Hebrew

3

SREL 428

Christianity & African Culture

3

SREL 458

Old Testament Interpretation ( Pre-req: Srel 377)

3

SREL 464

Hebrew II ( Pre-req: Srel 467)

3

SREL 476

Introduction to Wisdom Literature

3

SREL 478

The Theology of St. Paul

3

SREL 488

The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit in Christian History

3

 

ISLAMIC OPTION

COURSE CODE

                          COURSE TITLE 

CREDIT

      CORE 

 

 

SREL 424

Shariah

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 446

Islamic Theology

3

SREL 448

Islam & African Culture

3

SREL462

Advanced Hadith Studies

3

 

RELIGIOUS STUDIES OPTION

COURSE CODE

            COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CORE 

 

 

SREL 468

History of Religion in West Africa

3

ELECTIVES

 

 

SREL 436

Women in African Indigenous Religions 

3

SREL 484

Professional Ethics

3

SREL 486

Intra & Inter Faith Relations

3

SREL 482

Religion  in the African Diaspora

3

 

GENERAL ELECTIVE

SREL 410

Long Essay

3

SREL 474

Special Paper II

3