Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Bachelor of Arts programs in the School of Religious Studies explore the many cultural, historical and political issues related to both Eastern and Western religions, and to religion in comparative perspective. Majors and minors in World Religions are available, as well as a minor in Religion and Globalization and honours and joint honours programs in Religious Studies. Students frequently combine Majors and Minors in World Religions with a wide range of other B.A. concentrations, highlighting the importance of the rigorous study of religion to many other areas of inquiry.

Major

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Major Concentration World Religions (36 Credits)

Minor

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration World Religions (18 Credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Religion and Globalization (18 Credits)

Catholic Studies Minor

**Currently under review. Program not available for this academic year.**

Required course (3 credits)

CATH 200 Introduction to Catholicism 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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Complementary courses (15 credits)

Group A: Core courses (9-15 credits)

CATH 310 Catholic Intellectual Trads 3 Credits
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CATH 315 Catholicism and Ethics 3 Credits
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CATH 320 Catholicism and Modernity 3 Credits
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CATH 325 Mystery and the Imagination 3 Credits
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CATH 330 Catholicism in a Glob. Context 3 Credits
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CATH 340 Catholicism and Public Policy 3 Credits
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CATH 370 Topics in Catholic Studies 3 Credits
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CATH 460 Catholic Studies Seminar 3 Credits
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Group B: Related courses in other departments (0-6 credits)

ARTH 340 The Gothic Cathedral 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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EDER 309 The Religious Quest 3 CreditsLimited Enrolment
    Offered in the:
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EAST 385 Global Korea 3 Credits
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ENGL 357 Chaucer-Canterbury Tales 3 CreditsTaught only in alternate years
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ENGL 424 Irish Literature 3 Credits
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FREN 252 Littérature québécoise 3 Credits
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FREN 455 La littérature médiévale 1 3 Credits
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HIST 319 The Scientific Revolution 3 Credits
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HIST 325 Renaissance-Reformation Europe 3 Credits
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HIST 336 France, 1789 to 1914 3 Credits
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HIST 357 Cultural Diversity in Canada 3 Credits
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HIST 360 Latin America since 1825 3 Credits
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ITAL 270 Manzoni: Novel and Nationhood 3 Credits
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ITAL 355 Dante and the Middle Ages 3 Credits
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PHIL 356 Early Medieval Philosophy 3 Credits
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POLI 476 Religion and Politics 3 Credits
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RELG 203 Bible and Western Culture 3 Credits
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RELG 210 Jesus of Nazareth 3 Credits
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RELG 311 New Testament Studies 1 3 Credits
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RELG 312 New Testament Studies 2 3 Credits
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RELG 322 The Church in History 1 3 Credits
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RELG 323 The Church in History 2 3 Credits
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RELG 340 Religion & the Sciences 3 Credits
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RELG 341 Intro:Philosophy of Religion 3 Credits
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RELG 343 Topics:Philosophy of Religion 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
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RELG 370 Religion and Human Rights 3 Credits
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RELG 375 Religion, Politics and Society 3 Credits
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RELG 377 Religious Controversies 3 Credits
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RELG 380 Religion,Philosophy, Modernity 3 Credits
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RELG 420 Canadian Church History 3 Credits
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RELG 470 Theological Ethics 3 Credits
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RELG 471 Christian Social Ethics 3 Credits
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RELG 532 History of Christian Thought 1 3 Credits
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RELG 533 History of Christian Thought 2 3 Credits
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Honours

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Honours Religious Studies - Asian Religions (60 Credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Honours Religious Studies - Western Religions (60 Credits)