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Religious Studies Minor

Earn a Minor in Religious Studies at Azusa Pacific University

You’ll leave APU with a greater ability to engage the world from a place of sincere Christian faith and awareness, graduating from a program that invites conversation between Christians and people from other religious traditions.

Program at a Glance

The School of Theology at Azusa Pacific University trains students for effective ministry in the church and around the world through practical programs in a supportive Christ-centered community.

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  • March 8, 2024

Program Information

  • Program Units: 18


  • Azusa (Main Campus)
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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Better understand and engage with people from a variety of religious traditions.
  • Learn to participate in respectful dialogue across cultures and religions.
  • Explore the history and practices of world religions, such as Judaism and Islam.
  • Cultivate sincere Christian faith, awareness, and practices.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
10 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
100 % of incoming students receiving financial aid

Program Details

The religious studies minor prepares undergraduate students for responsible understanding of, and engagement with, people of a variety of global religious traditions in order to be faithful, well-informed, and culturally sensitive participants in intercultural and interreligious dialogue.

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To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Career Outlooks and Outcomes

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APU Receives $5 Million Lilly Endowment Grant in Partnership with LPU and LABI

APU received a $5 million grant from the Lilly Endowment in partnership with Life Pacific University and the Latin American Bible Institute that will strengthen pathways for theological education for Hispanic students. 

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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