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What will I learn?

Get a cross-cultural view of world religion when you delve into both Western and Eastern belief systems.

You’ll gain a perspective of how history and behaviors have shaped today’s religions and even current events. Look into the basic theologies and ideologies that have built:

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


  • Classes are limited to 35 students so you can:
    • Ask questions
    • Engage in discussions
    • Connect with classmates and professors
  • We offer convenient online classes for nearly every course offered.
  • We’re affordable. Costs are reasonable and our campus is 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
  • team work and communication skills
  • empathy and the ability to understand people’s views

Careers 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

Need help with career decisions? Visit the Career Development Center.

Money matters. JCCC is working hard to make tuition affordable for you.

Here’s what we offer:

Supplies and textbook costs vary depending on your classes.