Along the way, as a religion major, you’ll be prepared for further theological study as well as church-related work and a variety of other careers.
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.
Our religion majors can take advantage of our study abroad options in Italy, Turkey, Greece, England, and Israel.
As a religion major, move beyond lectures with student-directed research and in-class presentations, panel discussions, and student simulations, such as The Trial of Galileo.
In PHI 2219 World Religions and Philosophies, you’ll be introduced the fundamental concepts of the world’s living religions and their associated philosophies, such as views of ultimate reality, the meaning of life, culture context and impact, historical developments, and founders.
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Teaching is the heart of the matter — a process of transforming students and professors into persons possessing knowledge, wisdom, critical reason, and moral judgment, all proved in the life of care for others. Using enthusiasm and humor, moving around, calling students by name, encouraging discussion, teaching compels students to engage in the classroom, department lounge, and my office. Teaching is forming relationships with students, as we discover new ways of life and being in the world.
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
Internships are available for students seeking firsthand experience in a supervised, semester-long application of theological reflection, research, critical thinking and exegetical writing.
The Religion department sponsors a chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa, the national honor society for religious studies and theology.
Religion Department Chair