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Religion

What will a student of Religion learn?

As a student of religion at HCC, you will foster the skills, attitudes and values that promote a sense of inquiry, reflective learning and responsible thinking about the ways religious beliefs and practices affect human life. Your journey will also include the exploration of the relationship between religion and science.

Fast Facts:

Courses offered include Major World Religions, Literature of the Bible and Religion in American Society. Students of religion learn valuable lessons by discussing concepts from a world culture perspective and addressing the serious global conflicts caused by lack of knowledge about other belief systems.

What is the occupational outlook?

While some who study religion go on to become members of the clergy, studying religion can lead to several other intriguing careers, including:

  • Counseling/Advising
  • Healthcare/Medicine
  • Missionary Work
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Government/Social Services
  • Teaching/Consulting