Religious Studies Department

Religious Studies Department Learning Goals

Students completing a major in Religious Studies will be able to:

  • Express an empathetic understanding of a diversity of religious traditions
  • Think critically and constructively about religion through engagement with appropriate cultural resources
  • Demonstrate proficiency in a chosen tradition, method, or sub-discipline within the academic study of religion
  • Reflect with critical self-awareness on their won orientation to religion
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in keeping with the standards of religious studies discourse
  • Articulate their academic interest and abilities in terms of career competencies valued by potential employers