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Gain a broad knowledge of religions from around the world and the histories behind them.
Requirements for a minor in Religion.
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of alumni state they are pleased with their decision to attend Marietta College and would make the same choice again
of Marietta College graduates are either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation
Fayerweather Hall in the fall
The bridge leading to the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center from McCoy Hall
Two students chatting on a campus sidewalk.
The entrance to Rickey Science Center at dusk

What will you learn by minoring in Religion?

Starting out with Five Big Religions/Five Big Questions, students pursuing a Religion minor explore the five major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism.

Diverse Courses

Students earning a minor in Religion can choose from various courses such as the History of Buddhism, the History of African American Religion, the Ancient World, or Alternative Religions in America.

Critical Thinking

In the tradition of the liberal arts, students hone their problem-solving and analytical skills through research projects, group discussions, and reflection.

Explore the Unknown


Where can I get help with my writing skills?

Marietta's Academic Resource Center offers the Writing Center in Thomas Hall — free support to all students regardless of major.

Do I have to complete an internship for a Religion Minor?

No. Typically, minors do not require a professional internship.

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