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Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Total credit hours: 31
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
A Thiel College religion major will gain a vast understanding of Christianity and all other world religions. The Thiel liberal arts curriculum prepares our religion majors for a wide range of professions, not just a career in ordained ministry. You will learn about the diversity and the unity of the worlds religions with engaging courses focusing on subjects like Hebrew, Greek, psychology of religion and sociology of religion. Thiel College is affiliated with The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, which is one of the largest Christian denominations in the United States.
Visit our Academic Catalog (2020-2021) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to religion majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A religion major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
Graduates of Thiel College's religion program have gone on to distinguished graduate school programs and have worked in a variety of different occupations.
Thiel graduates have studied at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, Vanderbilt University Divinity School among others. Alumni have also sought employment in fields such as teacher, insurance agent, retail manager and nonprofit administrator!