Philosophy and Religious Studies

Religious Studies

Minor in Religious Studies

Overview

The Religious Studies curriculum provides an opportunity for a multi-faceted reflection on the religious dimension of the human experience. Students are introduced to the religious patterns of humanity in a worldwide perspective.

The tradition of the Dominican Order includes “disputatio” (respectful dialogue) and the search for “veritas” (truth) in all disciplines. The concepts of the sacred work of “study,” one of St. Dominic’s Nine Ways of Prayer, is examined as the education philosophy of the founders of Mount Saint Mary College. Religious Studies is offered as a minor only.

Program Requirements

To minor in Religious Studies, a student needs 18 credits: 12 in Religious Studies and 6 in Biblical Studies.

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