Investigate the nature of God while developing a mature worldview consistent with values promoting the common good.
Religious studies and theology focus on social justice and the complexities of religions and spirituality in the modern world. This journey nurtures critical thinking and writing skills, while engaging in content that nurtures the development of intellectualism and spirituality in the student. Viterbo faculty guide and mentor students to examine religious history as well as Christian and sacramental theologies, scripture, and moral reasoning. There is an emphasis in Franciscan theology and spirituality along with a strong commitment to the Catholic intellectual tradition. Small class sizes encourage discussion, interaction, and individualized attention, and graduates have exciting career opportunities in youth ministry, non-profits, missionary work and religious education.