College of Letters & Science

Undergraduate Program

New! Spring and Summer 2019 course info now available
RS does not currently have a Program Administrator to answer the RS email or phone. Students, faculty, and staff with questions about RS courses or the program are welcome to contact Dr. Corrie Norman via email. At this time, we are unable to post announcements for events. We are unable to process senior auditor requests.

Students talk in conference room
Students talk during the Religious Studies Program Open House

Major or Earn a Certificate in Religious Studies

The Religious Studies Program offers a BA, BS and a Certificate in Religious Studies. Learn more about how to get into the program, advising, requirements for the Major, Honors in the Major, the Certificate, and career exploration at the links to the left.

Learning Outcomes

The Religious Studies curriculum is designed so that, by the time of graduation, students will have developed the following attributes:

  1. Proficiency in close reading, interpretation, and written and oral analysis.
  2. Proficiency in accessing, appraising, and utilizing a variety of resources and methods for research across disciplinary lines.
  3. Proficiency in categorizing, analyzing and comparing diverse systems of value and belief in a variety of contexts.
  4. Global and local religious literacy; identifying, evaluating, and interpreting the interrelationships and impact of religious worldviews and communities in Wisconsin, the United States and globally.

Religious Studies Undergraduate Advising Hours with Dr. Norman

Wednesdays 1:30PM–3:30PM, Thursdays 2:30PM–3:30PM, and by appointment.