The Religion and Philosophy major offers two options for the interested student as well as an array of courses in both disciplines.
Courses in Religion are designed:
- to introduce the student to basic religious concepts, problems and terminology,
- to help the student gain an accurate knowledge of and appreciation for the Bible,
- to introduce the student to major developments in the Western religious tradition, both historical and contemporary,
- to afford opportunity to examine non-Western religious traditions and
- to explore the relationship of religion to other aspects of human behavior.
Courses in Philosophy are designed:
- to introduce the student to basic philosophical concepts, problems and terminology,
- to develop a sense of the history and development of ideas in the Western tradition,
- to introduce the student to non-Western intellectual traditions and
- to enable the student to grapple with contemporary value issues.