Whether you follow a particular religion or none at all, the study of religion can help you ask the deep questions of human nature, the nature of consciousness, ethics, and the afterlife. It can help you understand world cultures, politics, and interpersonal relations. The multi-disciplinary nature of the topic will teach you to think critically, read more, and communicate better.
LCCC’s Religion program offers a one-year certificates, but many classes in this program can also apply to other programs in the Liberal & Creative Arts pathway. Of course, you may choose to further your education beyond LCCC through our University Partnership or transfer programs.
Religious Studies One-Year Certificate
The One-Year Certificate in Religious Studies provides a broad exposure to the fundamental topics of religion. It covers philosophy, ethics, world cultures, psychology, and sociology. The multi-disciplinary nature of the topic will teach you to think critically, read more, and communicate better. It, therefore, serves as an excellent foundation for further studies in religion, philosophy, humanities, literature, and other liberal arts programs.
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Transfer to another college or university
LCCC is a great place to start. You can complete the first years of your education at LCCC at our lower tuition rate and then transfer your credits to another college or university to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree.
Getting started while you’re still in high school
You don’t have to wait to graduate from high school to start earning college credit.
The College Credit Plus program offers you an opportunity to earn college credit as early as seventh grade. Courses are frequently offered on-site at local high schools. Students may also have the option of taking LCCC classes online or on our campus. Classes taken through CCP count for both high school and college credit and are FREE for most students.
The MyUniversity program, a unique partnership between LCCC and area high schools, provides a pathway for high school students to the full college experience – starting in high school!