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 Seville Alcazar


Why Study Religion?

"If I went back to college today, I think I would probably major in comparative religion, because that's how integrated it is in everything that we are working on." 

--John Kerry, Secretary of State

The Religious Studies major prepares students for careers in a variety of fields including law, journalism, non-profits, NGOs, church and ministry, the Foreign Service, management, international business, public policy, the hospitality industry, and teaching. The major pairs perfectly with almost any other major, given the significant flexibility that majors have in choosing their coursework.

Our students have gone on to study religion, law, and classics at prestigious universities, including UC-Berkley, UVA, and UT-Austin, while others have found jobs in museums, seminaries, and the LDS Church History Department. 

Nina Cavazos

Manager of Stakeholder Engagement at National Women’s History Museum


Read Nina's Interview

Kirtan Patel

Charles Redd Fellow in Religious Studies


Read Kirtan's Interview