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American Public University

B.A. Online
2 months
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About

The Religion BA course at the American Public University allows students to study the cultural, political, and spiritual aspects of religion while being exposed to the theological tenets of religious thought and expression.

Overview

Course Details

Explore religion from a cultural, political, sociological, and spiritual perspective by enrolling in the Religion BA course at the American Public University. You also gain an understanding of the theological principles of religious thought and expression.

APU’s multidisciplinary Bachelor of Arts in Religion examines the origin, history, beliefs, and practices of major religions of the world as you learn the role faith plays in developing a worldview. This online program encourages you to share perspective as both a participant and a challenger to religious beliefs, as you dig deep to consider religion’s influence in society.

The capstone project in this religion BA program will involve an intensive study of a major figure, philosophical movement, or contemporary issue in religion.

What You Will Do

  • Define the term “religion” and identify religion’s influence throughout society
  • Identify universal and unique forms of religious expression such as sacred places, symbols, ethics, and rituals
  • Describe concepts that comprise a religious worldview, such as the creation of the world, good and evil, salvation, and the meaning of suffering
  • Discuss political, social, and other forms of religious life evident in different societies
  • Explain the role faith can play in a balanced worldview

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Myth and Ritual
  • World Religions
  • Religion in America
  • Research, Analysis, and Writing
  • Sociology of Religion
  • God and World

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly 

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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