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Religious Studies (BA)

Religious Studies major

Courses are designed to educate students on the nature and function of religious beliefs and practices in the development of human and self-understanding and in the conduct of human affairs.

Individualized major 

  • Pre-Seminary 


  • Individually designed
  • Courses may be broadly selected or concentrated in an area of interest 

Rigorous courses

Emphasis on logical thinking and clear, well organized writing.

Past majors have entered a variety of professional fields including:

The ministry, the priesthood, higher education, and public school teaching

Degree Requirements

For additional information, visit the Philosophy Department.

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