Examine Christianity and other religious traditions in ways that teach you how to think deeply and critically about your faith.

Along the way, you’ll be prepared for further theological study as well as church-related work and a variety of other careers.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

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100% Placement

Not only are graduates accepted to the top seminaries and graduate programs in religion in the nation, they’re also awarded the most prestigious scholarships.

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Study Abroad

Take advantage of our study abroad options in Italy, Turkey, Greece, England, and Israel.

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Engaged Learning

Move beyond lectures with student-directed research and in-class presentations, panel discussions, and student simulations, such as The Trial of Galileo.

Moc Quotes

My time at Florida Southern has not only prepared me for, but actually given me an advantage in, the academically rigorous and competitive environment of graduate school. Rather than beginning with the typical introductory course work at graduate school, I was able to begin immediately with advanced, upper-level seminars and research programs.—Christopher Corbin ‘09, M.Div. Student, Yale Divinity School

Internship Opportunities

Internships are available for students seeking firsthand experience in a supervised, semester-long application of theological reflection, research, critical thinking and exegetical writing.

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Clubs and Organizations

The Religion department sponsors a chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa, the national honor society for religious studies and theology.

Graduate Opportunities

Florida Southern College’s Religion program has a 100% placement rate in graduate programs.

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Course Information

Full details about the program including admission requirements, curriculum, and course descriptions can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
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