Exploring the many religions of the world—their texts and traditions—challenges our viewpoints, builds cultural awareness, and promotes empathy and understanding. In Wheaton’s religion program, you’ll compare and look critically at a range of belief systems and practices: Western Biblical traditions; Islam, East Asian, and native traditions; and contemporary movements like eco-feminism. Outside the classroom, our students observe “religion-in-action” through service learning, internships, study abroad, and other hands-on experiences. Open to students of all faiths or no faith, religion is an excellent major or minor for anyone who wants to broaden their worldview.
- Religion Major Major
- Religion Minor Minor
100% of Religion majors from the past five years have found employment, attended graduate school or achieved a service opportunity within six months of graduation *
Sample first jobs
AmericaCorps Vista, Campus Compact of Southern New England
Production Assistant, Studio B Films
Sample graduate schools
Harvard Divinity School
University of Denver
*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 55% for the classes of 2014-2018
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