Religious Studies

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Religious Studies at SUNY Plattsburgh

Photo of the Parliament of World Religions of 1893

The Parliament of World Religions of 1893.

Exploring Religion from Multiple Perspectives

The religious studies minor invites you to examine religious beliefs and practices in a variety of contexts from within a broadly interdisciplinary framework.

Because this minor integrates a variety of scholarly perspectives, religious studies promotes exciting possibilities of critique and synthesis in the responsible pursuit of knowledge about religion. It is especially valuable for students majoring in history, English, anthropology, and political science, but is available for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of religion in human affairs.

Program Requirements

Contact Information

If you would like more information about religious studies at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact

Dr. Richard Schaefer, Program Coordinator
Office: Champlain Valley Hall 324
Phone: (518) 564-5211
Email: schaefr@plattsburgh.edu