Religion (BS, BA, minor)

Program Goals

The  goals are, to:

  1. Prepare students for graduate school studies.
  2. Equip students to articulate the different branches of  theological/religious  study in their discipline.
  3. Develop critical thinking approach to various moral and ethical  issues in life.
  4. Prepare the student to enter the marketplace with leadership skills.


  • Describe the experiences of the founders of major religions studied, and define discipline-based terminologies.
  • Explain the nature of major disciplines in the field of religion, such as theology, comparative religious ethics, the phenomenology of religion and practical theology
  • Examine the Intelligent Design, Ontological, Cosmological and the Wager arguments for the existence of God.
  • Analyze and articulate a set of major beliefs in each of the six religions studied in this program.
  • Identify the basic principles of morality upon which ethical decisions are made.
  • Formulate critical and express coherent theological statements.


Please see the University Catalog for more information and program requirements.


For more information contact the History, Pan-Africana Studies, Philosopy & Religion Department.