Here you will find general information, class requirements, and sample four year plans for each concentration that Vanguard’s Department of Religion offers.

Biblical Studies

Biblical studies support the mission of the Department of Religion with a thorough survey of biblical literature integrated with biblical history and culture.

Christian Formation and Discipleship Studies

Biblical studies support the mission of the Department of Religion with a thorough survey of biblical literature integrated with biblical history and culture.

Intercultural Studies

Intercultural studies support the mission of the Department of Religion with the study of church mission in relation to intercultural and urban ministry opportunities.

Pastoral Leadership Studies

Pastoral leadership studies support the mission of the Department of Religion with the study of church mission in relation to the formation of pastoral leaders.

Youth Leadership Studies

Youth leadership studies support the mission of the Department of Religion with the study of church mission in relation to the formation of youth leaders.

No Concentration

Declaring a religion major without an emphasis is geared toward students who prefer a general approach to the study of religion.