The Religious Studies program at Grand Valley State University is unique in that it allows students to design a degree that suits their specific interests, talents, and career aspirations.
Students may choose a bachelor of arts (B.A.) or a bachelor of science (B.S.) degree. The major provides the opportunity to pursue interdisciplinary studies and can reach across divisional lines to draw on the academic resources of the campus. It is appropriate as a major for students who wish to
Students will complete coursework in four component areas:
Graduates work for a variety of entities, including:
“Having a religious studies program and curriculum available at GVSU is a critical piece to becoming liberally educated. It will allow students to further their interest in religion based on social, cultural, and spiritual, knowledge, and will greatly enhance students' understanding of their personal development in this area.”