Outside the Classroom

Enhance your education

Not all learning takes place inside the classroom. As a Religion major at Mercer University, you’ll have a number of opportunities to earn honors, hear lectures, serve the community, and join student organizations.

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Our curriculum and hands-on experiences will challenge you in your academic venture. That’s why we provide honors for those who meet certain expectations and complete all necessary requirements. We want to reward you for your hard work.

A Habitat for Humanity house

Community Service

Through student opportunities with local communities, you are able to see how your newfound knowledge is intertwined with the world.

A spire on the Administration Building on Mercer University's Macon campus.

Theta Alpha Kappa

As a Religion major, you will have the opportunity to join Theta Alpha Kappa, the only national honor society dedicated recognizing student academic excellence in the religious studies and theology.

Student seated at 2019 commencement

Postgraduate Opportunities

Life after graduation for a Religion student is full of exciting and fulfilling career options. You can use your knowledge and experiences in a variety of fields to better the world around you.