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Religion and Philosophy, Bachelor

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  • 48 months
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The B.S. in Church Vocations offers four emphasis options:

1. Church School Ministry

2. Church Camps and Recreation

3. Church Business Management

4. Youth Ministry

The department also offers a minor in religion.

The major in Church Vocations is flexible, with many possible outcomes. The curriculum provides a solid educational foundation in liberal arts with emphasis on critical thinking, which serves as preparation for many courses of graduate study.

Students from the Church Vocations and Pre-Seminary programs have gone on to study at seminaries including Duke, Asbury, Wake Forest, Emory and more. Other graduates have gone on to receive Master’s degrees in various fields, including education.

As a student in the department of religion and philosophy, you can also visit multiple seminaries on a seminary tour. The seminary tour is offered every two years and has included visits to Duke, Drew, and more.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ministry settings and issues
  • Church vocations practicum
  • History
  • Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

To be considered for admission to Tennessee Wesleyan, international students must submit:

  • The completed international application for admission
  • Official copies of ACT and/or SAT I scores
  • Completed statement of financial support form (provided by Tennessee Wesleyan), serving as evidence that you will have the necessary financial support throughout your studies at Tennessee Wesleyan

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23300 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Vacaville

  • 1100 - 1600 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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