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Religious Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Chicopee, MA, United States
Religious Studies from Elms College allows you to study a subject that speaks to the person, the community, and the world. Students can study diverse religious traditions such as Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism as a foundation for graduate study in comparative religion, the role of religion in society, and interfaith dialogue.
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Overview

Religious Studies from Elms College  meets the needs of students who want to explore the foundations of Christianity, with an eye toward graduate study, as well as the Catholic who might be interested in ministry as a lay or ordained member of the Church.

Careers

Religious studies graduates often complete advanced degrees and work in churches, community service organizations, and nonprofit organizations that improve the quality of life for people everywhere.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling admission for national students

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Catholicism
  • Sacraments
  • Contemporary Christian Ethics
  • Hebrew Scriptures
  • Christian Scriptures
  • Images of Jesus
  • The Church
  • A Reasoned Faith
  • Christian Spiritual Journey

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

General Requirements

  • Fill out the Common Application or the Elms Application.
    • Submit your optional application items, such as your essay, letters of recommendation, or test scores (SAT I or ACT).
    • Submit your official high school transcript or GED/HiSet scores. High school transcripts must be accompanied by an official English translation.
    • Submit proof of English Proficiency: TOEFL iBT OR IELTS.
    • Medical documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36595 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36595 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36596 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chicopee

  • 1006 - 2090 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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