The University of Mount Union’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies allows students to explore the nature and place of religion in human experience. Students will examine the scriptural, historical, theological, ritual, and ethical traditions of the world's religions and grow their understanding of the cultures of the world through knowledge of their spiritual practices.
Religious Studies Major Quick Facts
The religious studies degree requires a minimum of 35 major-specific credits. Additionally, students will need to complete 32 credits to fulfill the University’s Integrative Core. The Integrative Core, the University’s general education program, allows students to explore interests outside of their field of study and gain skills in leadership and communication that employers value.
The religious studies degree will enable students to pursue their interests and provide them will valuable hands-on experience in and out of the classroom, including:
- Opportunities for internships in a church or another setting
- Opportunities to study abroad
- Field trips to regional religious organizations and sites
- Research with peers or faculty