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Here, you’ll develop a deep understanding of human traditions and values. Our interactive classes will help you become a more confident and clear speaker. Frequent and varied writing assignments will hone your writing skills and give you the opportunity to express your ideas. Our faculty members value active learning and will provide mentorship as you explore complex questions with your peers.

Faculty You'll Love

We have a strong research faculty filled with award-winning teachers. They have built a reputation among students for being approachable and engaging. Our large and growing research portfolio covers everything from popular culture to religious studies.

Careers and Internships for Your Future

Internships provide students with real-world experience, making them more competative in the job market after graduation. Along with other independant internship opportunities, our students participate in Oxfam CHANGE, a year-long social justice program.

Scholarships and Awards

In addition to scholarships offered by the university and the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, we offer the Hobbie Scholarship and the McCombs Scholarship for religion and culture students.

Undergraduate Research

Working one-on-one with our faculty or in research groups, our students complete independent research, publish their work, and present at conferences, including our undergraduate research day.

Study Abroad

Studying abroad offers you an extraordinary learning experience. Our trips vary by year; you can also participate in university sponsored study abroad opportunities that complement your program of study.

Exciting Student Organizations

We host a variety of events including film series at the Lyric, guest speakers, and socials. You can also get involved in the Theta Alpha Kappa, national honor society for religious studies and theology.