The Young Harris College Religious Studies program promotes the development of students through engaging in a course of study that demands critical rigor, respects diverse expressions and experiences of the sacred and supports the spiritual heritage of the College.
Students will demonstrate...
- An understanding of the histories, practices and doctrinal perspectives of religions and/or philosophical positions
- An empathetic understanding of diverse and thorough responses to humanity’s deepest and most fundamental questions
- Interpretive and critical skills necessary for academic analysis of religious and philosophical texts
- The ability to identify and explain practical or philosophical steps on quests for spiritual fulfillment and artifacts of religious expression
- The ability to identify, explain and assess key features of ethical reasoning in religious and philosophical thought
- Subtlety and sophistication of thought in their engagement with religious studies and/or philosophy through their writing, speaking, reading and listening