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In many ways, religion has shaped our world to be how it is today. By taking Religion courses at Johnson County Community College, you can further your knowledge of different religions and their influence worldwide.

What will I learn in JCCC’s Religion program?

The Religion program at JCCC gives you a cross-cultural view of world religion. In your courses, you’ll have the opportunity to delve into both Western and Eastern belief systems. Gain a new perspective on how history and behaviors have shaped today’s religions and current events.

JCCC’s Religion courses will allow you to look into the basic theologies and ideologies that have built:

  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Confucianism
  • Daoism
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Judaism

Why JCCC for Religion courses?

There are many benefits to studying Religion at JCCC. Our small class sizes give you more opportunities to ask questions, engage in discussions, and connect with your classmates and professors.

JCCC also offers convenient online classes for nearly every course, and we’re affordable, so our tuition costs are reasonable for most students. The JCCC campus is in a location that’s convenient to the metro area.

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If you plan to major in religion, chances are you’ll head to a school of theology for a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree. But general religion classes can help you develop many valuable skills for a variety of careers because you’ll develop:

  • The ability to construct a reasoned argument
  • Critical thinking skills to interpret information, formulate questions, and solve problems
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Empathy and the ability to understand people’s views

Career areas where knowledge of world religions is helpful include:

  • Art and museum
  • Charity and nonprofit
  • Counseling
  • Civil service
  • Community development
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Human resources
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Justice system
  • Youth services

Students wanting to attend college may hesitate because of the cost associated with it. However, at JCCC, we are always working to make tuition more affordable, so that all students have the chance to succeed.

At JCCC, we can offer:

There may be additional fees associated with textbooks and other supplies. The prices of these items will vary depending on which Religion courses at JCCC you are enrolled in.

There are several things to consider when budgeting for college. Visit our Cost of Attendance page for detailed information.

At JCCC, we have many tools and resources available to students. Our college offers small class sizes, personalized tutoring, and one-on-one learning experiences.

Our Financial Aid Office is here to support students who are looking for ways to lower their out-of-pocket expenses each semester. Speak to one of our counselors about the benefits of pursuing student loans and/or scholarship opportunities.

The Career Development Center, as well as our Academic Counseling services, can help you succeed as a student here at JCCC. We can help you create a plan for your future career.

If you’re thinking about transferring your credits to another school, we make the process as easy as possible at JCCC.