This dual BA/MA degree prepares students to work in the Abrahamic worlds of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam through gaining an understanding of the basic concepts and theories of these global cultures. Students will learn to compare and assess the areas of intersection among these faith communities, and may acquire language essentials for the study of the Abrahamic traditions. Students will be able to serve cross-culturally in and with Abrahamic communities and organizations based on respectful understanding of their beliefs and practices, engendering humanitarian contributions to local and global cultural goals.
DIU students first complete the BA-IS with minor in Abrahamic Studies. See diu.edu/cis/ba-international-service/ for full details regarding this 121-credit program offered by the College of International Studies (CIS). Note below the wide array of courses relevant to Abrahamic Studies, which form the BA foundation upon which MA courses build: