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Religious Studies

  • Available as major (B.A. degree)
    Let this degree program open your heart and mind to where God is leading you to serve.

  • Majoring in religious studies launches you into the next phase of your life and ministry. Prepare your heart and mind to receive His direction for where He wants to work through you.

    Survey the many ways to access God’s Word. Examine and discuss what you believe with your professors and classmates. Strengthen your faith foundation for the next steps in the faith-building process.

    At Olivet, you can: 

    • Study biblical hermeneutics (interpretation), theology, philosophy.
    • Sharpen your skills in collecting, processing, interpreting and presenting information — both orally and in writing.
    • Discuss what you read and learn with your classmates and professors.
    • Set your Christian faith in the context of today’s world.
    • And so much more!

    Putting knowledge to work

    Study abroad programs provide opportunity for experiencing the Christian faith in other cultures and countries.

    Missions in Action (M.I.A.) sponsors student mission trips to serve people living on the continents of Asia, Africa, South America as well as in the U.S.

    Religious Studies is within the School of Theology and Christian Ministry.