The School of Religion offers a multi-disciplinary BA degree in Religion, Philosophy, and Christian Ministry that will give you a twenty-first century perspective on the world.  This program combines courses in religion, philosophy, Christian theology, history, and ministry into an undergraduate degree that has both breadth and depth. Two hundred and seventy hours of service learning through two-semester internships give hands-on experience and real-world application of classroom ideas. Selection of one of the three concentrations allows you to focus your studies in one discipline for intensive learning.  To attain a degree, a student is required to complete 120 credit hours, which can be completed in four years or three and half years if you take summer schools. The 120 credit hours includes:

a) General Education               45 credit hours

b) Core Curriculum                 39 credit hours

c) Concentration Area              36 credit hours

Bachelor of Arts in Religion, Philosophy, & Christian Ministry


PSLO 1 Students will apply philosophical, theological, and religious studies models of intellectual inquiry that arise from and are in dialogue with the African American experience. (ISLO 1, 3, 8)

PSLO 2 Students will produce rigorous scholarship that advances theological and philosophical knowledge with an emphasis on social justice. (ISLO 2, 3, 4, 6, 8)

PSLO 3 Students will elaborate the ways in which the African American experience informs responses to fundamental human questions and contemporary ethical issues.  (ISLO 1, 3, 4, 8)

PSLO 4 Students will explore leadership practices within communities of faith and society at large in light of philosophical, sociological, biblical, and historical concepts with an emphasis on theologies of liberation and ecumenicity. (ISLO 3, 5, 7, 8)

PSLO 5 Students will articulate ways in which various religious philosophies have affected societies historically and are influencing global events today. (ISLO 2, 3, 4, 5, 8)