Harvard Considers Mandatory Religion

October 14, 2006

A faculty committee at Harvard University is recommending that one of several courses in "reason and faith" be added to the core curriculum required of all undergraduates. In the Ivy League, Columbia has a significant core curriculum with courses that include material on religion, and Dartmouth currently requires a course in the analysis of religion. (See CNN story at http://www.cnn.com/2006/EDUCATION/10/04/harvard.curriculum.ap/index.html )