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Religion, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Berea, SC, United States
An exploration of the historical, cultural and ethical impacts of religion is at the core of this multi-faceted major offering rewarding career opportunities. We offer a bachelor degree in Religion at the Baldwin Wallace University.
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Baldwin Wallace University's Religion major is relevant and real world-focused. It fosters deep analytical thinking that enables you to assess the values, teachings and presuppositions that shape core beliefs.

Coursework encompasses spirituality, scripture, history, theology and ethics. You'll gain an understanding and appreciation of the rich diversity of religious traditions practiced around the world.

You can study religion as a pursuit of your own search for personal and spiritual development, or as a way to understand diverse perspectives across different cultures.

Religion is a career-focused major that prepares you for post-graduate or seminary studies as well as workplace opportunities. It builds skills in critical thinking, reasoning, and oral and written communication.

Personal attention, faculty collaboration and interdisciplinary opportunities are at the forefront of the program. You'll have opportunities to supplement classroom studies with self-directed exploration, including internships, independent study projects and study abroad travel.

Career Opportunities

  • Professor
  • Diplomat
  • Foreign correspondent
  • Counselor
  • Social service
  • Youth/campus minister
  • Clergy/religious professions

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Offered as a major and minor, religion is a comprehensive area of study that spans world religions, spirituality, scripture and religion in cultural contexts. BW courses cover topics like violence and peace, contemplative spirituality, religion and literature, American religious pluralism and more.
  • An excellent companion field of study, religion is often chosen as a second major or minor for students interested in education, humanities, social sciences, business and international studies, among others.

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Application
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • Secondary School Report Form
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Complete the International Student Certification of Financial Support Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34504 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Berea

  • 1575 - 2740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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