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Department of Religious Studies

Undergraduate Academic Programs

The Department of Religious Studies explores the religious experience of human beings and its various manifestations such as sacred writings, historical development and interaction with the cultures of the times, religious structures, belief systems, moral codes and manners of worship.

Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and Theology

Discover, explore and analyze religious traditions in their various manifestations.


Bachelor plus Master in Religious Studies and Theology

Earn both a bachelor and master degree through one streamlined program.


Minor in Religious Studies

Complement any major by studying the fundamental questions people ask of their religious faith.


Minor in Religions and Professional Practice

This minor allows an understanding of the perspectives, values, and contributions of persons who have a religious faith, in all aspects of professional life.


Minor in Theology

The minor in theology enables a student of any major to search for a deeper understanding of one's faith and experience of God.


Minor in Theology, Catechesis

The minor in theology–catechesis prepares students to teach religion (catechesis) in Catholic schools or parish ministry, whether as a full-time vocation or as a volunteer.

Resources for our undergraduate students
Undergraduate Advisors

Our advisors are here to help make the most of every student's learning experiences.

In Our Words
Blogs and videos are presented by our students. Check in often for updates.
Theta Alpha Kappa

This national honors society recognizes the academic achievements of religion and theology students.

Visit the Theta Alpha Kappa website