Learning Outcomes

Students who choose to major in religious studies at Elmhurst University will:

  • Comprehend significant aspects of religion through the critical examination of classical primary texts and related artifacts
  • Examine historic and contemporary expressions of religion with intellectual integrity and spiritual sensitivity
  • Analyze the nature and importance of one’s own convictions about faith, meaning and values while at the same time respecting the commitments of others
  • Examine the religious basis for, and be committed to, personal integrity, benevolent service and social justice
  • Describe central characteristics of our multicultural, interdependent and global human family

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