Religious Studies Undergraduate Program

Study religions from east to west, north to south

  • Explore all types of religion in one of the oldest, largest religious studies programs in Missouri. 
  • Strengthen your critical thinking, research and writing skills. 
  • Benefit from the mentorship of one of the largest faculties in the Midwest and the resources of one of Missouri's most well-established religious studies programs. 
  • Gain exceptional preparation for a range of career paths, including graduate school or seminary. 

Degree options

You may choose either a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. If you’re interested in learning another language, consider the BA, which includes a 12-hour language requirement. Both degrees require either a minor or a second major, allowing you to customize your curriculum to your interests and goals.

By developing a unique combination of skills, our graduates are well prepared for today's multicultural workplace and global economy.


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World religions lived in Missouri 

To learn more about our program's research and scholarship, explore a multimedia project by alumna Julie Wrocklage.