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  • The Department of Religion and Philosophy is proud to announce their recent acceptance into the Religious Studies and Theology Honors Society, . Explore their website for information about undergraduate opportunities such as publication, internships, and national awards.
  • For further information about the academic study of religion, explore the website for the international organization promoting all aspects of the study of religion, the .
  • For further information about anthropological, sociological, and historical approaches—those approaches critical of all religions that appeal to transcendent claims and values—examine the website for the .
  • For further information for reflection on studying the bible from both confessional and critical perspectives, explore the website for the .
  • Enhance your morals, integrity and humanity in our Ethics Across the Curriculum program.
  • Students interested in pursuing graduate education in Religious Studies or related fields should prepare along the following steps:
    • Speak with your advisor in the spring semester of your junior year.
    • Look around for various graduate programs in Religious Studies (such as the University of Florida or the University of Iowa).
      • Identify at least two faculty members you might want to work with in research, the deadline for application, and the application materials.
    • In terms of a rough timeline:
      • May: begin researching schools, and take a GRE practice test to get perspective
      • June: Sign up for a GRE prep course, register for the test ()
      • July: Request information from programs that interest you, meet with YHC faculty and students for recommendations
      • August: Take the GRE, draft your statement of purpose explaining why you want to go to graduate school
      • September: Register for the GRE (if retest is necessary), finalize your list of programs, contact your recommendation letter writers
      • October: Request transcripts from YHC, provide letter writers with your cv or statement of purpose, visit programs
      • November: Have friends and advisor read over your materials
      • December: Submit applications

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