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Religion (BS, BA, minor)
The goals are, to:
- Prepare students for graduate school studies.
- Equip students to articulate the different branches of theological/religious study in their discipline.
- Develop critical thinking approach to various moral and ethical issues in life.
- 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, Political Science & Philosophy Department.