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Religious Studies, B.A.

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Religion is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. By studying Religious Studies at University of Detroit Mercy, we develop an understanding of religious and cultural pluralism--important aspects for our global world.

About

Religious Studies is an important branch of the humanities and an essential component in any well-grounded program of higher education. It is crucial for the understanding of any culture and it deals with serious issues for the self-understanding of students of any age. 

University of Detroit Mercy's Department of Religious Studies offers programs designed to explore the variety of religious meanings which human beings have expressed in the past as well as those which continue to be expressed in the present.

Learning outcomes

Because of its roots in the Catholic tradition, this department offers a wide variety of courses on Christian themes and developments, while also offering students broad exposure to other traditions, such as Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism. Hoping to be a place where the best in contemporary Catholic thinking can encounter and exist in dialogue with other sources of contemporary thinking, the University regards the Department of Religious Studies as a special focus of this encounter.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: National students application deadline:March 1st
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • The Study of Religions 
  • Asian Religions 
  • Western Religions 
  • Introduction to Islam 
  • Introduction to Judaism 
  • The Holocaust 
  • Islam 
  • Creative Islam 
  • Controversial Islam 

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Required Documents

In addition to the application, all freshman applicants must submit:

•   High school transcript

•   ACT or SAT scores

•   A writing sample of at least 250 words on a topic of your choice

•   Letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    14420 USD/semester
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    14420 USD/semester
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Living costs for Highland Park

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
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