The Major in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics is offered jointly by the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Religious Studies. Students wishing to enrol in this program should consult the Philosophy Advisor or the Program Director. A Minor Field of Specialization is not offered in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics.
In the program of study that leads to the Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics, students learn to identify moral problems that arise in contemporary society and develop skills to evaluate responses. Students learn about religious worldviews that may inform moral decisions and develop sensitivity to cultural and religious contexts of ethical decision-making.