Religious Studies, B.A. UG
A degree in Religious Studies provides students with an opportunity to enhance their undergraduate degree, whether their major is in the sciences, social sciences, or humanities. Students specialize in one religious tradition and have the opportunity to study religion from a variety of perspectives.
What Can I Do with this Degree?
The Religious Studies program is ideal for students seeking a foundation for graduate study, church-related careers, or a teaching position in a parochial school. Graduates are well-prepared for careers in the following:
- International business
- Pastoral work
- Social work
- Degree Awarded
- Bachelor of Arts
- Program Type
- Program Location
- Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
Students in the Religious Studies program thrive in a close-knit yet challenging learning environment. Within this area of study, students will experience education beyond the classroom with opportunities through hands-on opportunities and experiential learning.
Where Students and Alumni Intern and Work
Due to their excellent education, many of our Religious Studies graduates have wonderful success stories in careers that stretch the boundaries of the expected--from a Director of Human Resources at Building Maintenance Systems, Inc. to Branch Manager at the Free Library of Philadelphia.
Religious Studies Faculty
Our faculty are at the heart of student success.
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