Welcome to Fall Quarter 2022!

We are excited to welcome new majors, minors, and explorers who will discover how Religious Studies permeates so many areas of existence: from politics to pop culture, public health to ethics and arts, sexuality and gender to animals and the environment.

Check out our exciting line up of approved courses for this quarter.

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Susan Klein

A Message from the Director

Our program offers an interdisciplinary examination of world religions and how different people have developed their values, intellectual systems, rituals, and traditions in response to the fundamental questions of human existence.

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Students explore the wooden temple at the Jain Center of Southern California, Fall 2021

Put your religious studies degree to work

in nonprofit leadership, mediation, counseling, education, journalism, technology, business, or graduate study in law, medicine, public health, diplomacy, and more.

Student experiences: Students explore the wooden temple at the Jain Center of Southern California, Fall 2021