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Learning Objectives - Religious Studies major

Students completing the BA or BS degree in Religious Studies should be able to:

1. demonstrate literacy concerning the major religions of the world;

2. understand the relationship between religion and culture, and think critically about the influence of religious value systems on individuals and societies;

3. read and analyze the sacred texts of different religious traditions; 

4. apply appropriate methods of research and argumentation to questions concerning religion; 

5. communicate their findings in clear, well-reasoned writing; 

6. possess a rigorous foundation for pursuing advanced study in religion or related fields.