Religious Education majors combine their interest in teaching with their love for religious studies.
You'll gain knowledge of the Christian tradition, teaching skills and experience, as well as a tolerance for and appreciation of the beliefs of others. Religious education is not limited to formal classrooms, but can occur in many settings, including in small faith community groups.
This degree provides a comprehensive program to help fill the church’s need for professional religious educators in schools, parishes and congregations.
Religious educators, like all educators, should possess the personal characteristics of creativity, patience and concern for others’ development. They should be skilled at motivating others and be able to impart enthusiasm for their subject matter.
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