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Study of Religion

Note: The Study of Religion graduate program will not be accepting applications for admission to the 2021-2022 academic year. Students gain advanced knowledge of the literatures of particular religious traditions and the intersections of these with contemporary thematic and regional phenomena including values, ethics and human rights; modernity, science and secularism; visual culture, media and technology; language, rhetoric and performance; body and praxis; and theory and method. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in religious studies.

Information

Program Address

Study of Religion Graduate Program
216 Sproul Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 
(530) 752-5799

Program Type

Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Lead Dean: 
College of Letters and Science
Major Code: 
GREL

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2021

Degrees Offered

M.A. Plan II by exception only
Ph.D. Plan C

Admission Requirements

Note: The Study of Religion graduate program will not be accepting applications for admission to the 2021-2022 academic year. While an M.A. degree may be obtained while pursuing a Ph.D. degree in some circumstances, only Ph.D. applications will be accepted.

People

Graduate Program Coordinator

(530) 752-2239 | mruby@ucdavis.edu

Program Chair

  • Graduate Program Chair
  • Religious Studies
  • 07/01/2020
nhjanowitz@ucdavis.edu
  • Department Chair
  • Religious Studies
  • 07/01/2019
(530) 754-2821 | avenkatesan@ucdavis.edu

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • Religious Studies
  • 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2022
nhjanowitz@ucdavis.edu

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

(530) 754-9473 | hewest@ucdavis.edu

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies