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Religious Studies takes you to other cultures, traditions and worlds. Our courses raise questions that awaken you to a global perspective that is fundamental to understanding the political and historical worlds around us. How are historical religious figures interpreted variously across time and space? What is to account to the resurgence of religious extremism the modern world? Why are certain religious individuals, and communities, compelled to act through peace, violence and modes of conflict? How does religion shape a community's stand on issues such as the environment, social justice, and national identity? From understanding ethics, to ways of living, to belief systems, to rituals engaging civic, civil and spiritual space - Religious Studies provides you access to all of this and more. A Religious studies education prepares you for every profession. Our graduates are found in medicine, law, business, non-profit organizations, government, education, and graduate work in a variety of disciplines.