Discovering Your Passion in Christian Studies at Iowa Wesleyan University is more than attending a comprehensive four year university; it is a commitment to something greater– You!
Majoring in Christian Studies provides students with a broad understanding of the phenomenon of religion with a particular emphasis on Christianity. Courses include studies in the origin, development and shape of modern Christianity, theories of religion and studies in world religion and philosophy.
Christian Studies majors will:
- Understand and interpret diverse religious traditions in historical and cultural contexts.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the Biblical text and the ability to utilize appropriate scholarly tools and methods to interpret it.
- Demonstrate understanding of the historical and theological foundations of Christianity.
- Articulate and critique their own ethical values and utilize moral reasoning skills to analyze issues of societal concern.