Sociology, Interfaith Marriage, Marriage Conversion, Descriptive-Survey, Basilan Province, Philippines
Interfaith Marriage, traditionally called “mixed marriage”, is a marriage between partners with different religion. Even they have different beliefs they tend to marry each other. This unique kind of marriage commonly face problem before and after the marriage. The study determines the perception of our college students on interfaith marriage. The descriptive research design was used in the study. A survey questionnaire was used to gather the needed data. The data gathered were statistically treated, analyzed and interpreted. Frequency and Percentage was used to describe the data and T-test was used in comparing and determining the significant differences of the scores mean. The students are perceptive of interfaith marriage and there is a significant difference on the perception of requiring partner to convert religion among male and female. It is concluded that the perception of interfaith marriage in our college is accepted by our college students. Our college students approve the conversion of faith when marrying somebody of different religious faith.