Fear of the “other” (marked as ethnic, racial, and of course, religious difference)
is at the heart of so many of the conflicts that currently afflict the world. Students of Religious Studies learn about the sociological and psychological factors
which shape belief and often inform global conflict.
The RELS Program is a comparative studies major. Our approved courses are drawn from a myraid of departments and programs. A student may explore classes in some of the following areas of study: