Investigate exciting issues of faith, diversity (religious and cultural), and social justice. The wide range of course topics allows students to examine religion’s complex role in today’s society.
Location, location, location. You won’t just read about religious traditions. You’ll experience them firsthand! Our off-campus programs allow students to study religion in its best context in and outside of the U.S.
Equip yourself for a life of meaningful and fulfilling work. Our graduates are truly changing the world with careers in business, law, ministry, medicine, and nonprofit work.
The religion department hosts numerous study-away programs in places like Japan, Ghana, and Cambodia.Learn More
Students often join with faculty to explore specific areas of religious studies. Many of these projects are presented at national academic conferences!Read the stories
The religion department hosts regular events that bring students face-to-face with famous authors, activists, and theologians.Join the Conversation
The experienced religion faculty work closely with students considering ordained parish ministry, youth ministry, chaplaincy, or pastoral counseling.Start here
If you are interested in professional ministry you will certainly benefit from our course offerings. However, a religion major or minor is also beneficial for a diversity of careers and attracts students with a wide variety of interests, many of whom double major in religion and another area of study, such as biology, management, music, or psychology. Use the following links to learn more about how a religion degree can enhance your future career and enable you to make connections with other interests.