- Students can major or minor in Religious Studies, and the B.A. degree track is compatible with many other disciplines, including history, philosophy, English, communication studies and international studies. The program has seen exercise physiology, journalism, nursing and engineering majors also add religious studies as a major.
- Students with a degree in religious studies from WVU can go on to do meaningful and exciting things such as attend law school, enter the seminary, study religion in a master’s program, enter the business world, become a doctor. The opportunities are endless. One recent graduate even runs a dance school right here in Morgantown!
Learning about the world traditions and cultures is extremely beneficial, no matter what profession or vocation one a student chooses. In today’s global environment, many companies are looking for employees with the unique ability to communicate with, and understand, people from other religions and cultures. A degree in religious studies provides a student with the tools necessary to succeed in the contemporary world.