Learning Goals & Outcomes
Upon completion of the major or minor in Theology & Religious Studies, students will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast popular misconceptions of religion with scholarly knowledge of religion.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of religions as historically rooted and constantly developing traditions.
3. Apply theological claims to moral reasoning and practice.
4. Competently analyze primary texts from at least one major religious tradition.
5. Analyze the interaction of religion with society, politics, the arts and culture.
6. Evaluate theological claims for internal consistency, coherence with human experience and social expression.
7. Synthesize acquired knowledge into an original work of critical scholarship.
8. Demonstrate the skills to write cogently, reason critically, present professionally and discuss competently.