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Religious Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Atlanta, TX, United States
The religious studies program at Spelman College offers students the opportunity to engage in the academic, interdisciplinary study of religion. 
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Overview

Courses explore the nature of religion as a significant phenomenon of human life. Religion is studied by analyzing sacred texts, by examining the histories of distinct religious traditions, and by exploring the general interaction of religion with social and cultural life in diverse settings. Focus is also placed on the roles of women in religions and on the meanings of religion in the African Diaspora.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to the Study of Religion 
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Theory and Methods in Religious Studies 
  • Women and Religions
  • Introduction to Old Testament
  • Introduction to New Testament 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • Completed application for admission through the Common Application
  • Two teacher recommendations
  • Official high school and/or college transcript(s); if not in English, an official translation is needed
  • Essay
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Copy of completed application for your files
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Affidavit of financial support (in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of passport with Visa and I-94 card
  • School leaving certificate  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12191 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12191 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 945 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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