Theology and Religious Studies Minor
At Saint Joseph’s University, theology program reflect deeply on the foundation, historical development, and ethical concerns of the Catholic faith. Students also consider how Catholicism relates to other Christian and non-Christian traditions. As a major, you will understand the foundations of the Christian faith and its effects on life in society in areas like technology, the arts, the economy, politics, global conflict, media, disability and the environment.
The theology and religious studies minor at Saint Joseph’s University aims to answer real-world questions and helps you to better understand society. In the program, you are able to double major in another area of interest, participate in internships, research as a Summer Scholar, and take independent study courses. The major is flexible, allowing you to explore religion creatively.
Upon graduation, students who have studied theology and religious studies have entered a wide variety of fields. Some seek active service in post-graduate volunteer programs like Jesuit Volunteer Corps or Peace Corps. Others have pursued law, film production, business management, medicine, work in the non-profit sector, high school teaching in Catholic schools and graduate studies in theology.