Non-LDS BYU students meet the challenge of required religion classes

While required religion classes at BYU are often difficult for LDS students, they can be even more of a challenge for students of other faiths.

Terry Ball, dean of Religious Education, said the religion requirement helps students accomplish the aims of a BYU education.

John Bell, dean of Undergraduate Studies, said the religion classes are an integral part of the BYU experience for all students.

“Part of [BYU’s] mission is to teach the restored gospel,” Bell said.

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