Religion Studies Degree

Why Study Religion?

Lehigh’s undergraduate major and minor in religious studies is devoted to the academic investigation of religion as an intrinsic dimension of human experience and culture. At its core, religion studies is a cross-cultural discipline. Faculty explore multiple dimensions of diverse religious worlds and the people who inhabit them, employing a wide variety of languages, methodologies and critical theories as interpretive tools.

Religion Studies Degree Career Opportunities

Religion studies graduates bring their unique skill sets to a variety of fields including government and non-profit work, education, business, law and publishing, as well as other disciplines like civil and foreign service and counseling.

Religion Studies Degree Contact

Hartley Lachter, chair: hal611@lehigh.edu
Marian Gaumer, academic coordinator: meg4@lehigh.edu | (610) 758-3353

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