Santa Clara University

Religious Studies department

Majors and Minors

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Attention Majors and Minors:


The Religious Studies Department offers major and minor programs for those who wish to concentrate in the study of scripture and tradition; religion and society; and theology, ethics and spirituality. The aim of the program is to foster an engaged, critical, and integrated understanding of religion in the University's tradition of Jesuit liberal education.

Considering a double major with Religious Studies? Check out some sample class schedules to see just how feasible this is.
Here is the schedule of a Religious Studies and English double major.
Here is the schedule of a Religious Studies and Physics double major.
Reasons to consider a minor in Religious Studies.



Transferring to SCU

The Religious Studies Department welcomes transfer students as either majors or minors. No special prerequisites are necessary.

Attention Religious Studies Majors & Minors!



Pre-registration for RS Majors and Minors for Fall 2015 will be held from April 27th through May 4th.

Required Courses for the Religious Studies Major: 

As you plan for courses for the next year, please keep in mind the following courses and requirements found here. 
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