Religious Studies and Theology (BA)
Area of Interest
Humanities and Languages
College of Engineering, Letters, and Sciences
Viterbo’s religious studies and theology program focuses on social justice and the complexities of religions and spirituality in the modern world. At Viterbo, this process begins with dedicated faculty, both lay and religious, who are actively engaged in theological research and scholarship. Faculty guide and mentor students to examine religious history as well as Christian, Franciscan, and sacramental theologies, scripture, and moral reasoning.
- Students will analyze practices of faith found in sacred and foundational texts, demonstrating how various people practice their faith.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of faith perspectives through history, practices, and sacred, foundational texts, connecting them to doctrinal practices.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of the theological values of Francis and Clare of Assisi and Rose of Viterbo and the importance of those values in contemporary life.
- Students will demonstrate learned leadership skill for functioning as ethical and just leaders in our diverse, contemporary world.
- Students will articulate the Christian concept of the common good and its application to contemporary issues.