Archive for May 10th, 2011

Pitzer College to offer secularism major

CLAREMONT, California (USANN4) — A California college is the first to offer a major in secularism.   The New York Times reports that Pitzer College is creating a department of secular studies this fall.   Pitzer is a small liberal arts institution east of Los Angeles.   Professors will teach courses such as “God, Darwin and Design in America,” and “Bible in Literature.”

Pitzer, founded in 1963, is known as a school that emphasizes community service and environmentalism.   It is one of the seven institutions of higher learning known as The Claremont Colleges.

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