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Religious Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1133 (BCR) Muncie, IN, United States
The beginnings of a new century have made all too clear the relevance of understanding the function of religious ideas and practices. To understand the world in our present – but also in the past and in the future you must understand religion.
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Overview

To aid in the tasks of knowing and evaluating the role of human participants in religious activities, our Religious Studies program stresses the role of religion in culture: how humans have generated various religious practices, products, and remains.

At the cutting edge of the latest developments in the academic study of religion, our faculty, students, and learning opportunities in this program reflect the best in critical approaches to the perennial problems of society as they relate to religions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro to Religion in Culture
  • Religion and Popular Culture
  • Religion, Morality, and Public Debate
  • Intro Biblical Interpretation
  • Topics in Religions in America
  • Topics in Asian Religions
  • Adv Study of Biblical Traditions
  • Religion and Ethics
  • Adv Study of Asian Religions
  • Reading and Special Study
  • Themes in Religion

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Review Ball State's admission requirements.
  • Complete and submit the university application for undergraduate admission and housing.
  • Have your official high school transcript sent directly from your high school to the Office of Admissions
  • Have your SAT or ACT scores sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Complete and submit an applicant statement, if needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7890 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Muncie

  • 876 - 1420 USD/month
    Living Costs

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