Explore the depth of the world's religious traditions in an interdisciplinary major that provides foundational knowledge and thoughtful analysis of the questions surrounding the meaning and purpose of life.
Explore global cultures and religions to gain an empathetic perspective on an increasingly complex global society. You'll consider new ideas and form your own positions on social issues ranging from politics, ethnicity and economics to public policy and family life.
Enjoy smaller classes that allow for in-depth discussion of material and close interaction with faculty members and classmates.
Participate in opportunities to work one-on-one with a faculty member on a variety of research projects.
Highlight your work by presenting at our annual spring student research conference and luncheon.
Examine topics across history, philosophy, art, music, film, literature, language, culture and more.
What You’ll Study
Learn about religion through courses in philosophy, anthropology, history, art, literature, sociology and theology. Explore different cultures, and develop a global perspective. The program offers an intensive option for students to add a research component and complete a thesis. The degree is an excellent choice for pre-professional study or as part of a double major.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Developing the skills to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across cultures
Understanding cultural variation and adapting behaviors and communication styles accordingly
Understanding and sharing the feelings of others, and demonstrating compassion and support
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Attention to Detail
Being meticulous and thorough in all aspects of a task or project
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Peace Corp Volunteer
- Nonprofit Organizations