Religion

About the Religion Program

Religion courses at MU develop a deeper understanding of the “big questions” that occur at the limits of human experience. Coursework in religion is valuable in three respects:

  1. It broadens your intellectual horizons and can be spiritually fulfilling.
  2. This program trains you in research, critical thinking, and ethical reasoning, which are all skills desired by employers today, no matter the industry.
  3. If your goal is a career in ministry or graduate study of religion, this major gives you the required foundation in theory, method, and tradition required for further study.

What Can You Do with a Religion Degree?

Basic knowledge about other cultures and religious prospectives is indispensable. Religion majors have successfully gone on to professional jobs in:

  • Business
  • Counseling & Social Work
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Ministry

Program Faculty & Staff

Dr. Kevin Hoffman, Chair, Department of Philosophy & Religion

Dr. Kevin Hoffman

Chair, Philosophy & Religion
(910) 480-8530
J. R. Hustwit, Dean, School of Arts & Humanities

Dr. J. R. Hustwit

Dean, School of Arts & Humanities
(910) 630-7514
Michael Potts, Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Michael Potts

Professor of Philosophy
(910) 630-7072
Skip Walker, Adjunct Professor of Religion

Skip Walker

Adjunct Instructor of Religion
Richard Walsh, Professor of Religion

Dr. Richard Walsh

Co-Director, Honors Program
(910) 630-7077

Other Programs You Might Be Interested In

VIEW MORE

"Fire From The Mountain: Glass and Steel" Exhibit

The David McCune International Art Gallery at Methodist University is pleased to host the exhibition "Fire From The Mountain: Glass and Steel",...

Foreign Film Series: "Cinema Paradiso"

A filmmaker recalls his childhood when falling in love with the pictures at the cinema of his home village and forms a deep friendship with the cinema'...

S'Cool Moves T.A.B.S. Conference

S'cool Moves T.A.B.S (Therapy-based Academic and Behavior Support) Conference