Program Overview


Program Type: Major, Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Department: Religion

Our interdisciplinary coursework in religion explores traditional, modern cultural, and region-based approaches to the discipline. Together, these methods give students a substantial understanding of the history, practices, literature, social ethics, and belief systems of various ancient, classical, and modern civilizations.

Why Study Religion at Oberlin?

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Sample Courses

  • RELG 108 - Introduction to Religion: Women and the Western Traditions 4 credits
  • RELG 230 - Nonviolence: From Gandhi to Martin Luther King, Jr. 4 credits
  • RELG 347 - Seminar: Virtue, Religion, and the Good Life 4 credits
  • RELG 405 - Capstone Seminar in Religious Studies 4 credits

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