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BA in Religion

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program in Religion prepares adults for career change, advancement or graduate education, while providing personal enrichment. The program enables students to study major religious traditions with critical insight into fundamental tenets and allows a deeper investigation of a broad spectrum of the world's religions and their historical impact.  Students develop a broad general knowledge of the traditional liberal arts disciplines while developing a greater depth of knowledge in religion.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the basic concepts and methods of the study of religion in an academic context
  • Demonstrate the historical, textual, artistic, ritual, ethical and experiential dimensions of major religions in the East and West
  • Analyze the power of religion both to unify society and to disrupt and divide it
  • Demonstrate knowledge of areas of similarity in religions and potential points of cooperation among them in a shrinking global context

*This list is a guide. Other religion courses may be appropriate for this area of study.

Transfer Your Credit

Have you attended college before? If so, you may be able to transfer credits earned at other regionally accredited colleges or universities. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit – all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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