Religious Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

George Mason’s Religious Studies Department offers a wide selection of courses and degree programs for an intensive study into a singular religion, comparative study across various religions, and cross-disciplinary study on the engagement between religion with other areas human life, like politics and ethics, science, the arts and literature, philosophy, etc.

Through teaching and their own research, faculty offer students opportunities to study the influence of various aspects of religion throughout the cultures of the Americas, Asia, and Europe and wider Mediterranean, and across diverse historical contexts.

The substantive and critical thinking skills fostered in Religious Studies makes it an ideal degree that compliments every career, especially those that require further graduate or professional school studies, let alone a more edified life.