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African American Religion and Culture Minor

African American Religion and Culture Minor

African American Religion and Culture Minor at Messiah College

In the African American religion and culture minor at Messiah College, you’ll develop a multidisciplinary, theological understanding and in-depth knowledge of African American culture and tradition. With that knowledge, you are equipped to become effective agents of social justice reconciliation. Literature, history, theology and socio-cultural courses are required for the African American religion and culture minor. The biblical and religious studies department, where this minor is housed, is committed to equipping students to interpret biblical texts responsibly and to reflect on religious beliefs and practices.

Job options for graduates of the African American religion and culture minor:

  • Pastor/chaplain
  • Youth ministry
  • Bible professor
  • Humanitarian/social services
  • Counselor
  • Missionary
  • Christian education