Religious Studies

Pursue Your Interest in Faith 

Explore world religions, ethical decision-making, biblical studies and theological perspectives. With this basis, you will understand the connections and diversions of humankind. Challenge yourself and your personal beliefs. With class lectures, discussions and your own research, you'll sharpen your analytical thinking skills. 

What can you do with a religious studies degree?

Apply your faith-based skills in these careers.

  • Youth ministry
  • Community development
  • Church administrator

Religious Studies Courses

  • Faith and Reason
  • Biblical Interpretation and Proclamation
  • Death, Dying and Life After Death

Find more of the classes you will take in our academic catalog.


With our United Methodist Church affiliation, internships with churches or other local religious organizations are offered. The Denver Urban Semester program supports students from rural areas by providing the opportunity to experience other cultures in the heart of a city. Expand your understanding of God’s people and His plan for you.

Talk to your professors or the Academic and Career Services Center to find the right internship experience.

Witness History

Our annual Stark Lecture brings to campus religious leaders, author, activists, journalists and others who are living examples of the biblical message.

Get to Know Your Professors

Pursue your faith-based career! Our low student-to-faculty ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.

Any Questions?

Contact us anytime! Call admissions at 605-995-2650, or email us at

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