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Reinhardt University offers a
Bachelor of Arts in Religion. This
degree provides opportunities to
study the meaning, purpose, and
destiny of human life in relationship with diverse notions of the sacred. Reinhardt is a place where faith, reason, conscience-raising, and commitment to serve others come together as the first milestone of a long, life-giving journey.

 

Are You Ready To...

• Study religious traditions by
visiting nearby congregations or
even other countries
• Contribute to class discussions
• Be respectful of other religions
and traditions
• Learn about the ways in which
different faith traditions have
conceptualized God and lived out their faith in an ever-changing, demanding world
• Explore your own moral character and spirituality
• Be challenged to articulate
your own religious ideas and
values in a way that is relevant to
the life of the church and society

 

It Helps To Be...

• Open-minded
• Respectful of differences while
seeking common ground with
your fellow students

 

Work Environment

Work environment will differ
greatly with variety of occupations
available to religion majors.

 

Knowledge Base

This degree will equip students to
understand the mental disposition, beliefs, values, experiences, and histories of communities of faith as expressed in their dependence and fellowship with God, varied worship activities, sacred literature, and service to society.

 

Employment Websites

National Council of Churches
Professional Church Leadership


National Coalition for Church
Vocations

What Can I Do with A Degree in Religion?

Whatever their differences, most religious studies majors agree
that, as one student put it, "we are really one people; we just have different ways of expressing truth." If you are fascinated by religious questions and traditions, and enjoy exploring many points of view, consider this major. Religious Studies major will significantly improve your critical thinking and writing skills, and it makes for an interesting topic during job interviews. Employers will invariably find the major fascinating when they see it on your resume, and they will ask about it, and you'll get to impress them with your knowledge and insight about the world.

Related Careers

Click the job titles below for further information

Advertising Account
Executive

Business Manager

Child Welfare
Worker

Community Affairs
Specialist

Conflict Resolution
Specialist

Consumer Advocate

Corporate Trainer

Corrections Officer

Counselor

Customer Relations
Representative

Editor

Education
Coordinator

Foreign Service
Officer

Fundraiser

Gov't. Agency
Administrator

Historic Site Administrator

Hospital Administrator

Human Resources
Specialist

Journalist

Market Researcher

Nonprofit Administrator

Peace Corps Worker

Professor/Educator

Public Information
Officer

Public Relations
Specialist

Public Service
Official

Publications Specialist

Religious Leader

Sales/Marketing
Representative

Social Worker

Travel Consultant

Writer

Youth Counselor

Potential Employers

Click the links below for further information

Advertising
Agencies

Bureau of
Citizenship and
Immigration Services

Childcare/Adoption
Agencies

Churches

Civil Rights Commission

Community Organizations

Dept of Health &
Human Services

Division of Youth &
Family Services

Drug Enforcement
Agency

Health
Organizations

Historical Societies

Holocaust Memorial
Museum

Libraries

Legislative Affairs Organizations

Media Organizations

Mental Health
Organizations

National Archives

Peace Corps/
AmeriCorps

Professional
Associations

Publishing Firms

Radio/TV Stations

Social Service
Agencies

 

Strategies

• Visit the Career & Professional Development Services department in the Hasty Student Life Building and explore your career and intern potentials through CCN, FOCUS and CANDID Careers/Perfect Interview programs

Campus Contacts

Dr. Aquiles E. Martinez
Associate Professor of Religion
Office: 770-720-5973
AEM@reinhardt.edu

Dr. Curtis G. Lindquist
Professor of Religion & Philosophy
Office: 770-720-5544
CGL@reinhardt.edu

Career FairFor more information

Peggy Collins Feehery
Director of Career and Professional Development Services
Hasty Student Life Center, Room 301
Office: (770) 720-5548
Fax: (770) 720-9105
career-services@reinhardt.edu

Career Services Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Office of Career Services recognizes the need for confidentiality so an individual feels free to explore concerns, formulate plans, make decisions and initiate appropriate actions. All concerns expressed to the Career Consultant shall remain confidential.