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Academic Programs

Our programs offer active learning opportunities to work through complex problems and express your ideas, including real-world projects, internships, study abroad, and undergraduate research.

academic programs

Our talented faculty members specialize in a wide array of topics, and they're always mentoring students with independent research projects of their own. Classes are small and highly engaged. Instructors value active learning through student activity and work to create an engaging classroom environment. Interactive classes will help you become a more confident and clear speaker. Frequent and varied assignments will hone your writing skills and allow you to work in local communities while building skills such as grant writing. With courses covering cultures from Appalachia to Japan, studying religion and culture encourages an appreciation for diversity.