NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlineSchoolsCenter.com has recently released their list of the Top 20 Bachelors of Religious Studies Degree Programs, an index of both online and on-campus programs that focus on disciplines such as Christian Ministry/Biblical Studies, religious philosophy, world religions, and other areas of religious study.
For the list, OnlineSchoolsCenter.com opted to collect together the very best religious studies programs, all of which have their own unique strengths, in an unordered list. You may view the list, along with a description of the benefits of each institution and course flexibility by clicking the link below:
Individuals who have a passion for the concept and practice of religious behavior and beliefs, or those who are dedicated to the Christian Ministry, will find a most satisfying academic career in a Religious Studies Major. Students in this discipline research and study the similarities and differences of world religions, the concept and existence of a higher power, The Bible and its principles, and the positive and negative effects of religious thought on humankind. This unique understanding of human behavior will prepare alumni for a wide variety of career settings in many different industries and agencies.
This list of the Top 20 Bachelors in Religious Studies Degree Programs gives readers a blend of curriculums, price ranges, online and on-campus availability, and variety of coursework and program structures. It is meant to give students a more comprehensive view of strong institutions that have different positive attributes to conform to the wants and needs of different students.
According to lead researcher and writer, Rowan Jones, "A major in Religious Studies gives students a fascinating array of coursework that spans through many different disciplines within a college or university-philosophy, history, art, and others. Majors of Religious Studies also have more opportunities for volunteer work and access into local communities through their department. This is a highly valuable area of study."
With a degree from one of these academic institutions, graduates will be well-prepared for a career in teaching, social work, health industries, religious agencies, and many other industries. These programs are all very well-ranked by students and faculty and can offer a challenging, gratifying, and broad education in religious thought.
Below we have listed the schools that have made the list of Top 20 Bachelors in Religious Studies Degree Programs:
American Public University - Charles Town, WV
College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA
Wayland Baptist University - Plainview, TX
University of Dayton - Dayton, OH
Saint Thomas University - Miami Gardens, FL
University of California, Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA
Athens State University - Athens, AL
Rhodes College - Memphis, TN
Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ
Sewanee: The University of the South - Sewanee, TN
Saint Leo University - St. Leo, FL
University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley, CA
Southeastern University - Lakeland, FL
Illinois Wesleyan University - Bloomington, IL
Regent University - Virginia Beach, VA
Grinnell College - Grinnell, IA
Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
University of Rochester - Rochester, NY
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland, OH
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