B.A. On Campus

Theology and Religious Studies

Sacred Heart University

48 months
44960 USD/year
44960 USD/year
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As a Theology and Religious Studies major at Sacred Heart University, you will engage with the core questions of life as you gain a deeper understanding of what religion is, how it develops, and the tenets of various religious traditions.


Why Earn Your BA in Theology and Religious Studies at Sacred Heart University?

The Theology and Religious Studies bachelor’s degree at Sacred Heart provides a rigorous curriculum that is relevant for today’s 21st century learners. You will develop critical thinking skills while analyzing contemporary issues in science, culture, ethics, and politics from a religious perspective.

Through this study, you will be prepared for successful careers in law, business, Christian ministry, and health science to name a few.

With a Theology and Religious Studies degree, you will also:

  • Benefit from small classes sizes taught by accomplished faculty who are active in their fields and dedicated to teaching, mentoring, and developing the student as a whole person
  • Study the religious impulse and its various manifestations over many centuries of human history, and how that impulse still inspires religious movements.
  • Explore Christian theology, with emphasis on the Catholic intellectual traditions
  • Examine Catholicism, including its doctrines, practices, and methods of reasoning (theology)
  • Apply ethical concepts to a broad range of situations while broadening your awareness and understanding of the complexities of the human condition.
  • Learn to read, analyze and interpret complicated texts, think critically, and articulate your own complex ideas in writing
  • Complete an internship with local Diocese, charities, social advocacy organizations, and local Catholic high schools, and serve as a teaching assistant and tutor on campus
  • Write original research papers and complete a senior capstone project

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • The Hebrew Bible
  • New Testament
  • Gospels
  • Letters of Paul
  • Gospel of Luke and Acts
  • Theology & Spirituality
  • Catholic Theology
  • Understanding Theology
  • Faith & Reason
  • Sacraments

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

After February 1: Applications will be considered on a rolling admissions basis


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official scholastic records from all secondary schools and college/universities attended
    • One letter of recommendation
    • Educational Consultant Agent Release
    • All students who wish to receive academic credit for coursework taken at a foreign university will have to provide a course-by-course evaluation issued by WES, SpanTran, or by  any other accredited organization listed on NACES. In addition to the course-by-course evaluation, an official description of each university course must be provided in English. 
    • For all non-native English speakers, an official score report of an English language proficiency examination or acceptable waiver is required. To request a waiver, submit a transcript showing English coursework taken.
    • Copy of your passport, specifically the page(s) containing your identification data and signature of bearer

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    44960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22480 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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