The Religion Department provides a wide range of opportunities to discover the richness of scriptural texts, compare the beliefs and practices of world religions, analyze the history of the great monotheistic faiths, and understand the history of the Christian Science movement in its social, political, and religious contexts. Engagement with the vital questions of meaning, community, ethics, and spirituality prepares students to contribute in a variety of ways to a world impacted at every level by religion.
What our majors do during college
- Study scriptural texts and visit mosques, temples, synagogues, and churches
- Prepare for a variety of graduate programs and careers, ranging from Christian Science practitioners, nurses, military chaplains, and church representatives to journalists, educators, and interfaith workers
- Study religion abroad in India and Nepal
- Take courses in the Old and New Testament