Religion and Culture Major
Why Study Religion and Culture at Virginia Tech?
As the only Department of Religion and Culture in the nation, we are able to offer a unique perspective on the role religion plays all across the world. We offer opportunities to participate in undergraduate research, get real-world experience through internships, and engage with global culture while studying abroad.
Average Class Size
Only Religion and Culture Department in the U.S.
Careers and Further Study
What Can You Do with a Religion and Culture Major?
Jobs Held by Our Graduates
- Foreign Affairs Officer
- College Advisor
- Administrative Coordinator
- Consumer Insights Researcher
- Nonprofit Service
- Field Organizer
- Marketing Associate
Beyond the Classroom
Majoring in religion and culture at Virginia Tech means joining an active and welcoming community. Our faculty work side-by-side with you to advise you on pursuing research interests, presenting and publishing their work, and preparing you for a career after graduation.
Studying abroad gives you the opportunity to connect with a different culture, experience new ways of thinking, and explore new places, all while gaining unique understandings and perspectives. Check out programs by visiting the study abroad page below or by searching the Global Education Office's programs.
In a competitive job market, experience is an important commodity. Internships provide you with valuable skills and real-world perspective regarding your chosen career field while giving you the opportunity to explore the possibilities for the future.
What You'll Study
Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Culture Degree
- Including Virginia Tech's Pathways
Religion and Culture Major Requirements
- Intro to Religion and Culture
- Religion and the Modern World
- Case Studies in Religion and Culture
- Intro to American Studies
- Religion and Literature
- Multicultural Communication
- Topics in Religion and Culture
Minor and Elective Hours
Our program gives you the opportunity to build knowledge in another area by pursuing a minor, double major, or cognate.
B.A. Religion and Culture
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