Religion and Culture

The Religion and Culture major is the only one of its kind in the United States. Our classes explore the past, present, and future of religious and cultural change on human life around the world. During their course of study, students investigate how factors such as geography, history, and popular culture shape communities and traditions and influence politics and society. They graduate with highly sought-after skills, including the ability to think critically and value diversity. Our alumni are pursuing careers at the National Institutes of Health, the Peace Corps, in journalism, and in tech companies around the world.

Career Options

  • Public Relations
  • Museum organization and research
  • Education/Teaching
  • Diplomacy/Foreign Service
  • Human resources
  • Public planning and policy
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Publishing
  • Sustainable development
  • Military
  • Nonprofit management