NOTE: No credit is given for RELG 204 and/or RELG 256 if taken after any of the core courses.
Languages and Literature
For approval forms for the ISLA language courses, please see Forms and Resources.
Religion and Philosophy
(RELG-204 may not be taken after a core course has been taken.)
(RELG-256 may not be taken after a core course has been taken.)
Middle East Studies
History courses: Normally, the 400/500-level courses can only be taken in U2 or U3.
Religion/Philosophy courses: RELG 204 and RELG 256 can only be taken prior to the upper-level courses. (RELG 204 and RELG 256 can only be taken for program credit if taken prior to any "core" courses.) The 500-level courses can only be taken in U2 or U3.
Social Science courses: Normally, the social science courses can only be taken in U2 or U3. Students wishing to take POLI 341 or 347 are strongly advised to take POLI 244 in preparation; for POLI 340, the appropriate preparation is POLI 227; for POLI 437, POLI 211 or 212 are recommended.
Middle East Studies (MEST) courses: These courses may be counted as language, history, religion, or social science courses, depending on their content. MEST 495 is a research seminar intended for students in the final year of either the Major or Honors in Middle East Studies. MEST 496 is a reading course for Honours students, and is subject to the availability and willingness of a suitable faculty member.
Credit for Middle East related courses taken at other universities
In addition, Middle East related courses taken at other universities as an exchange or as an independent student may also be credited in the program. Advance approval is required; please contact the Program Coordinator for details.