While advancing the academic study of religion and philosophy, you will also be advancing your critical thinking and abstract reasoning skills. Whether evaluating a philosophical claim or interpreting an important religious text, philosophy and religious studies will continually challenge you to adjust and expand your perspective.
You will learn from a community of faculty dedicated to equipping you with the conceptual and analytic tools to understand the world, your place in it and how philosophy and religious studies remains relevant to modern issues facing humanity.
The true strength of studying philosophy is in helping all of us become disciplined and careful thinkers—the benefits of which apply to all of life’s various compartments.
Being a religious studies major has really empowered me spiritually, and given me a sense of who I am. I think it is wonderful being able to see how religions can intertwine, and also how different they are. It is really beautiful to see how many religions exist in the world, and how it gives a sense of reason to life.