Comparative Religion and Humanities

The Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

The B.A. in Religious Studies at California State University, Chico exists to:

  1. Educate students in the scholarly interpretation of the phenomenon of religion and the world’s major religious traditions.

  2. Cultivate understanding of and respect for religious diversity (and non-religious perspectives) as an integral part of education for citizenship in a pluralistic society and world.

  3. Promote an understanding of how religion relates to other human domains and may be approached methodologically.

  4. Develop critical thinking, effective communication, and research skills in the study of historical and contemporary cultures of the U.S. and the world. 

University Catalog: Religious Studies BA(opens in new window)

 BA in Religious Studies Online Degree(opens in new window)