Why major in Religion and Philosophy at Hastings College?
As a Religion or Philosophy major at Hastings College, you’ll be pushed to think critically and logically, to think deeply about the ethical and spiritual dimensions of your life’s work and to communicate ideas clearly. You’ll reflect on the nature of being human.
This is the core of a liberal arts education and is the foundation for studying any subject – as you’ll find students majoring in Physics, English, History and more also majoring or minoring in Philosophy or Religion. By pairing Religion or Philosophy with these others areas of interest, you’ll have a much deeper understanding in total.
How You’ll Grow
Reading and discussing original historical texts will improve your depth of thought and focus your writing. You’ll also engage in service learning projects and courses through Hastings College’s Center for Vocation, Faith and Service. Opportunities to earn a Christian Ministry minor and to participate in special lectures, regular seminars and retreats, service learning opportunities and enhanced Chapel programing abound.
As a Religion or Philosophy major at Hastings College, you’ll think and do!
Where HC Alumni Go
The options are endless! Harvard Divinity School. William and Mary Law School. Yale Divinity School. Brown University. Guatemala. Vanderbilt Divinity School. Northern Ireland. Heifer International. United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Austin Presbyterian Seminary. University of Nebraska Medical Center. Churches across the country.Hastings College Religion and Philosophy majors land in all these places and more. Many who enter graduate programs do so having earned full tuition fellowships and graduate assistantships. You’ll be prepared to excel when you graduate from Hastings College! Start today!