The Department of Religion, Philosophy and Humanities offers a degree program leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Philosophy. In addition, the department contributes to the General Education curriculum of the university.
Department Mission and Goals
Courses in Religion, Philosophy and Humanities foster students’ development of complex cognitive skills, competence and preparation in the fields of religion and philosophy, practical knowledge and life skills, appreciation of human differences, and integration of personal identity with civic responsibility. In these concrete ways, the Department of Religion and Philosophy and Humanities actively supports the university’s core values of faith, scholarship, and service.
The goals of the Department of Religion, Philosophy and Humanities at Bethune-Cookman University are to:
- Prepare women and men dedicated to vocations of responsible service and scholarship;
- Equip leaders for a future with people of diverse beliefs, morals, values, religions and cultures;
- Teach patterns of faith which nurture commitment, justice, integrity, and peace in conjunction with other major areas of the university and community;
- Serve as an educational and theological/philosophical resource for local communities, the nation, and the world.