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Understand diverse religions. Explore life’s greatest questions. Get ready.
Deepen your knowledge of various religious traditions with our religious studies minor by examining religion in the context of society, history and culture.
Appreciate the beliefs of all people within their cultural and historical development, while immersing yourself in a variety of courses. Religious studies students also study the current complex issues of society from both a theological and moral viewpoint.
With a religious studies minor at St. Joseph's University, students can enhance personal interests, or those who wish to teach in a religiously affiliated school or become engaged in a form of a church-based ministry can better prepare for their future.
Get ready for wherever life takes you, with a minor in religious studies at our Brooklyn campus.
"When I first came to St. Joe's, I did not plan on minoring in religious studies, but I am so glad I did. I not only learned so much about religion, but the courses also allowed for a lot of self-reflection!"
Pair it with the Perfect Major: A minor in religious studies complements such majors as history, political science, psychology, business and English.
Get Ready for Graduate School: Students who minor in religious studies may wish to further their education while pursuing a graduate degree in religious studies or theology.
Study Abroad: Global study and service-based trips abroad encourage a deeper understanding of the self and the fundamental questions of the world by encouraging students to immerse themselves in other cultures. Past trips abroad include travel to Oxford and Taiwan, as well as frequent volunteerism trips to Nicaragua.