BABA General Studies Specialization: Religion

The Religion (RN) area of specialization introduces students to religion as a significant and pervasive element in human culture. Through study of a variety of religious traditions, students will learn about the history, beliefs and practices of the world’s religions. Emphasis on method and theory and religion’s comparative dimensions enables students to read and analyze current literature. Students will be able to locate and use reference tools and demonstrate the ability to communicate independent, critical perspectives. For career information visit the UF Career Connections Center.


Students are required to have a minimum of four classes totaling 12 hours from any of the 3000-4000 level courses listed below and maintain a minimum 2.0 area of specialization GPA. Be sure to check course prerequisite requirements. Visit the Undergraduate Catalog Courses page to find more details for each course.

  • Any 3000 or 4000-level REL courses, excluding 4905 courses

Contact Information

You are always welcome to meet with an advisor in the Heavener School of Business, however, advising specifically related to Religion is available through the Department of Religion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. For registration, scheduling, and area-specific questions, please contact:

Dr. Anna Peterson
120 Anderson Hall

Minor Option

A minor is available in this area of specialization. To complete the minor students must earn 15 credit hours with grades of C or better. You can find out more about the Religion minor in the Undergraduate Catalog.