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The study of Religion has held a central place at Athens State University for almost a century. The Religion major was initiated in 1938 and continues the long tradition of preparing students for their chosen vocations into this new century. We look to the future with great anticipation as we expand our course offerings to new sites.

The Religious Studies and Ethics program of study offers courses in theology, world religions, religious ethics, religious history, religion and culture, biblical studies, and religious education. We are committed to making the religion degree available for those students whose jobs or other circumstances make it difficult or impossible for them to travel to our campus.

It’s for this reason that we continue to develop our distance learning religious studies courses so that we
can make them available to anyone who wants to study the fertile field of religion.