The Major and the Secondary Major

A 30 credit hours stand-alone program that you can take in conjunction with another major (double major), or a 24 credit hours program that you must take in conjunction with another major and complete it concurrently with it. 

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Theology and Global Religion

Theology and Global Religion

Our majors emphasizes a broad understanding of Christian and non-Christian theological and religious traditions.


Theology among the Disciplines

Our majors highlight the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary nature of theological inquiry and the study of religion.


Choosing between the Options

THL/RST programs add breadth or focus to undergraduate studies. The choice between the different program options depends upon academic, professional, and personal goals.


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Dr. Hadley's Jezreel Blog

Dr. Hadley is a senior staff member of the Jezreel Archaeological Expedition, working at Tel Jezreel, Israel. She is representing Villanova on the excavation team, and Villanova is also a consortium member for the excavation. Follow her blog ...

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Integrative Learning: Summer study-abroad program (undergraduate) blends structural engineering, theology and Augustinian mission into an unforgettable experience for faculty and students.


"In fact, if I went back to college today, I think I would probably major in comparative religion, because that’s how integrated it is in everything that we are working on and deciding and thinking about in life today."

John Kerry, Secretary of State. Remarks at the Launch of the Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives. Full text. Video available with closed captioning on YouTube

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