Bachelor of Arts in Religion
Gain an understanding of the major religions of the world, their traditions and roles in society, with the Bachelor of Arts in Religion in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University.
As a Religion major, you’ll explore the complex relationships between religion and class, ethnicity, gender, race, sexuality and other areas of society—as well as the ways in which religions connect to one another. Students are encouraged to explore and ask questions about the nature of religion, and what impact it has on personal identity, social life and political structures.
Religions covered in the curriculum include
- African and African American religions,
- Hinduism, and
You’ll learn about the major figures of these world religions, how they developed over time and how they relate to one another. You’ll also form a deep understanding of how cultures form, how different communities grow, why conflicts arise and how they are resolved.
The Religion Major can help students understand and appreciate our culturally, socially diverse world, and inspire empathy, curiosity and open communication.