Example Course Plan

For students entering IWU in fall 2021 and beyond, Religious Studies is no longer available as a major or minor.

Religion Course Plan

This is an example course plan based on the 2020-2021 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the MyIWU degree evaluation tool.

Year 1
Year 2


Study Abroad

For students interested in studying abroad, the recommended semester(s) is: spring, second year or fall or spring, third year.

Additional Information
  • The courses listed on this example schedule are recommendations only; currently Religion has no strict sequencing or prerequisites for its courses. However, the department does feel that if some of the above options are taken in the early semesters, they provide a good foundation for a range of upper-level courses.