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Catholic Studies Advisor

Prof. John Gavin ( is the Advisor for the Catholic Studies program.  If you are interested in becoming a Catholic Studies major or minor, or have any questions about the program, please email him.



Catholic Studies faculty are deeply committed to the encounter of faith and reason, and many are published authors in their respective fields. Students are exposed to a broad range of topics such as the philosophy of religion, Catholicism in the U. S., ancient Greek philosophy, Latin American history, modern religious movements, and Jesuit history. 



Self-Designed Major or Minor

Housed under the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, students work closely with faculty and their advisors to create their own unique Catholic Studies curriculum. Choosing from at least three disciplines, students create a major or minor path of study that supports their individual interests and passion. Catholic Studies enhances the course of study for all students whether majoring in the sciences, humanities or arts.