Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in religion.
A major or minor in religion at Drake University is a study of sacred texts and their interpretation, of theological and ethical reasoning, of the breadth of religious thinking and practice, and of the meaning of the religious quest for a comprehensive understanding of reality. Courses can prepare students for an understanding of the diverse religious traditions of the world, for graduate professional training for ministry, for an active religious life, or for critical reflection on the ways in which human communities experience and describe the sacred.
In addition to the possibilities that the study of religion itself offers, the size of the department affords the luxury of really getting to know our students, offering collaborative learning between faculty and students. The faculty, values time spent with students beyond the classroom, engaging in conversation, mentoring students and building community.
No more than 9 hours of
Required Courses: Five Courses (15 credits)
Other Courses that may be taken for elective credit:
Senior Capstone: Three credits
Electives Required: Three Courses (15 credits)
15 credit hours
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