Minor Concentration Catholic Studies (18 credits)

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Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

The Minor Concentration in Catholic Studies seeks to enrich the intellectual experience and academic options available to students, to broaden the course offerings across the disciplines, and to complement the visibility given to other programs such as Jewish Studies, Islamic Studies, and North American Studies. Core and complementary courses provide students an opportunity to deepen their understanding of Catholicism in an increasingly pluralistic world. The program offers a systematic and critical exploration of the diverse ways in which the Catholic tradition informs culture, institutions, and identity.

Required Course (3 credits)

  • CATH 200 Introduction to Catholicism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : An interdisciplinary study of the Roman Catholic tradition in its changing contexts. Traces major themes in the Catholic tradition. Emphasis will vary from year to year on spiritual, intellectual, institutional, cultural and historical dimensions.

    Terms: Fall 2010

    Instructors: Potworowski, Christophe (Fall)

    • Fall

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

15 credits selected with the following specifications:

9 credits from Catholic Studies courses with the subject code CATH
3 credits from Group I: Catholicism and the Arts course lists
3 credits from Group II: Catholic Social and Intellectual Traditions course lists

Catholic Studies (CATH)

9 credits chosen from the list of Catholic Studies courses below.

  • CATH 310 Catholic Intellectual Traditions (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : This course examines Catholic intellectual perspectives, schools of thought, and major thinkers, with focus on topics such as God, faith and reason, the human person, history, culture and community. Will also examine the interaction between Catholicism and other perspectives and traditions.

    Terms: Fall 2010

    Instructors: Potworowski, Christophe (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: CATH 200, RELG 320, or permission of instructor
  • CATH 315 Catholicism and Moral Culture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : A critical examination of theological and philosophical perspectives which inform contemporary Catholic moral thinking. This course explores the interplay of the evolving body of Catholic moral teaching with other developments and debates in ethics.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Potworowski, Christophe (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CATH 200, or permission of instructor
  • CATH 320 Scripture and Catholicism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : The role of Scripture in Roman Catholic thought and culture. Topics include Catholic perspectives on the interpretation of Scripture, debates about the role of Scripture in Catholic theology, and the incorporation of Scripture into popular Catholic cultures.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CATH 200, or permission of instructor
  • CATH 325 The Religious Sense (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : An inquiry into what constitutes the religious sense, from a Catholic perspective; the relationship between reason, moral certainty and the religious sense; reasonable and unreasonable positions and concrete strategies before the ultimate questions concerning existence; freedom and responsibility, using literature, music and film.

    Terms: Fall 2010

    Instructors: Zucchi, John (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to those who have taken 190-370A in 2001-02 or CATH 370 in 2002-03.
  • CATH 340 Catholic Social Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : Explores Catholic social and political thought from a comparative perspective. Topics may include the Church-State distinction, subsidiary, the common good, pluralism, the Catholic human rights revolution, natural law and the international order, Christian Democracy and the relationship between Catholicism, liberalism and communitarianism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CATH 200, or permission of instructor
  • CATH 370 Topics in Catholic Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Gibbard, Nathan (Winter)

  • CATH 460 Catholic Studies Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Catholic Studies : A research seminar on a major theme and/or thinker. The seminar will evolve around primary source materials.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CATH 200, or permission of instructor

Group I: Catholicism and the Arts

3 credits in Catholicism and the Arts selected from the lists below.

Art History and Communication Studies

  • ARTH 320 Seventeenth Century Art of Court and Church (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Seventeenth century Italian, Spanish, French, Flemish and British art in connection with aristocratic and courtly interests, monarchial power and the aims of the post-Reformation church.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 123-334D
  • ARTH 340 The Gothic Cathedral (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Prerequisite: reading knowledge of French.) An introduction to the Gothic cathedral: architecture, sculpture, and stained glass. Also considered is its genesis, its construction and its historical environment. Although main emphasis will be on French cathedrals of the 12th and 13th centuries, their development in England, Germany and Spain will also be represented.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • ARTH 415 Late Medieval & Renaissance Architecture in Northern Europe (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : This course is to show the diversity of architectural practice in France, England, Germany and Central Europe from 1400 to 1600, covering ecclesiastical and secular architecture. The stylistic spectrum ranges from late Gothic over the reception of forms of the Italian Renaissance, to the revival of late Gothic forms, reaching its climax around 1600.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Education

  • EDER 203 Philosophy of Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An investigation of the meaning of Religion and its relevance to our age.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • EDER 204 Man Before Reality (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A philosophical exploration of the real in its being and its becoming, in its principles and its causes, in its unity and its diversity, in its truth and its goodness.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • EDER 207 'Who is Christ?' (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An open search for the authentic person of Christ - from Scriptures and present day manifestations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • EDER 209 Search for Authenticity (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A search for meaning in contemporary living as reflected in selected authors.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • EDER 394 Philosophy of God (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A critical study of the concept of God from a variety of religious, philosophic and mystical perspectives.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • EDER 396 Seminar: Contemporary Theology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A reading seminar course in which current theological problems are discussed. Specific topics may differ from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Offered through Continuing Education
  • EDER 491 Theological Themes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A study of several theological themes central to Christianity. Particular emphasis on faith and sacramental life.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Offered through Continuing Education

English

  • ENGL 204 English Literature and the Bible (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : This course will examine the literary dimensions of the Bible including structure, style, and meaning as well as its status as Sacred Book. The influence of the Bible-as-metatext on the secular literature of the West will be the focus of the discussion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • ENGL 357 Chaucer - Canterbury Tales (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts)

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Bray, Dorothy A (Winter)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 424 Irish Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts)

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Fall

French Language and Literature

  • FREN 252 Littérature québécoise (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Introduction à la littérature québécoise des origines à nos jours.

    Terms: Fall 2010, Winter 2011

    Instructors: Brissette, Pascal (Fall) Mainguy, Thomas (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter
  • FREN 312 Francophonie 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Origine particulière de la littérature antillaise et africaine. Ce cours portera sur le mouvement de la négritude et sur ses chantres.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Les étudiants qui ont suivi le cours 125-368 ne seront pas admis
  • FREN 329 Civilisation québécoise (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Étude de différents aspects de la société québécoise (économique, politique, social, culturel) de 1867 à aujourd'hui.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • FREN 455 La littérature médiévale 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Étude d'oeuvres, d'auteurs ou de courants de la littérature française du moyen-âge (des origines au 15e siècle).

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Hispanic Studies

  • HISP 432 Literature - Discovery and Exploration Spain New World (3 credits)

    Offered by: 0106 (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Hispanic Studies (Arts) : A study of the primary literary and intellectual developments stemming from Spain's discovery of the Americas. Special attention will be given to the changing perception of the New World's natural resources and indigenous peoples as this is reflected in the literature of the period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Italian Studies

  • ITAL 270 Manzoni: Novel and Nationhood (3 credits)

    Offered by: Italian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An analysis of the historical novel "I promessi sposi", by Alessandro Manzoni: its political, social and intellectual role in the evolution of Italy towards nationhood (Risorgimento).

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 320.
  • ITAL 355 Dante and the Middle Ages (3 credits)

    Offered by: Italian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An introduction to the work of Dante Alighieri, a pillar of medieval European literature. The times in which he lived, the institutions and cultural shifts of that era, the influence exercised by Dante's work, as well as how it has been perceived in our time.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Soranzo, Matteo (Winter)

    • Fall
    • Given in English
  • ITAL 410 Modern Italian Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Italian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A study of representative works of major Italian authors from the fin-de-siècle to WW II.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian

Music

  • MUHL 399 Church Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: MUHL 184 and MUHL 185 and MUTH 211 OR MUCO 240D1/D2 and MUSP 231 OR MUHL 286 and MUTH 250 and MUSP 241

Religious Studies

Group II: Catholic Social and Intellectual Traditions

3 credits in Catholic Social and Intellectual Traditions selected from the lists below.

East Asian Studies

  • EAST 385 Society and Community in Korea (3 credits)

    Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Asian Language & Literature : This course will analyze topics in colonial and contemporary Korean life with a focus on the social institutions of family, school and workplace.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Thomas, James (Winter)

Education

  • EDER 208 Philosophy of Human Nature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An exploration of the process of human knowing: human nature as self-conscious and self-determining.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • This course integrates theoretical material as well as contemporary film, music, visual art, poetry, and literature as it explores the relationship between the individual, learning and knowledge
  • EDER 394 Philosophy of God (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A critical study of the concept of God from a variety of religious, philosophic and mystical perspectives.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • EDER 395 Moral Values and Human Action (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A philosophical critical inquiry into the relationship between belief and conduct oriented toward the teacher and his/her role in education.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: White, Boyd Eric (Winter)

  • EDER 494 Ethics in Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Fundamental principles of ethics as applied to current moral issues such as abortion, drugs, nuclear war, and discrimination.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

History

  • HIST 319 The Scientific Revolution (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The shift from the medieval to the modern view of man's place in the universe that took place between Copernicus and Newton and its intellectual and social implications.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: a 200-level course in early modern history, or a survey course in philosophy, or permission of the instructor
  • HIST 320 European Thought and Culture 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The cultural and intellectual history of Europe from the late Middle Ages to the to the 18th century traces the origins of the modern sense of self in popular culture and in the texts of Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, Descartes, Pascal, Voltaire and Rousseau.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or HIST 215
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-320D
  • HIST 321 European Thought and Culture 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A cultural and intellectual history of Europe from the French Revolution to the present which traces the origins of the modern sense of self in popular culture and in the texts of Goethe, Comte, Marx and Engels, Nietzsche, Dostoevsky.

    Terms: Fall 2010

    Instructors: Hellman, John William (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 320 or consent of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-320D
  • HIST 324 History of Ireland (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A history of Ireland from the pre-Norman period to 1691. The emphasis will be placed on political developments, but these will be considered in the light of their social, economic and intellectual background.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • HIST 325 Renaissance-Reformation Europe (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An examination of Western Europe from the late 14th to the end of the 16th century. Topics will include the Renaissance, in and outside Italy, the Reformations, the religious wars of the 16th century and the Scientific Revolution.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-325D
  • HIST 336 France, 1789 to 1914 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A study of the history of France from the Revolution to World War I.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 and HIST 215
  • HIST 357 Religion and Canadian Society in Historical Perspective (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course explores religious history of French and English Canada. The growth of various denominations, popular religion, Church/State relations, sectarian education, Protestant and Catholic cultures, missions among the Natives, forces of secularization. A reading knowledge of French is recommended.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-469
  • HIST 360 Latin America since 1825 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Themes in the political, economic, and social development of Latin America since the wars of independence. Emphasis on the domestic history of the region, with some attention to relations with the United States and Europe.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: LeGrand, Catherine C (Winter)

  • HIST 401 Topics: Medieval Culture and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Selected topics in the intellectual and cultural history of the Middle Ages. Emphasis on modern critical approaches to medieval culture, including literature, the supernatural, religious experience.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 or HIST 380 or consent of instructor
  • HIST 405 European Cultural History 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of 19th century French and European cultural/intellectual history. The sequel to this course is HIST 415.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 214 and HIST 215, or a course in European intellectual history or consent of the instructor
  • HIST 469D1 Topics in Canadian Religious History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203, plus HIST 357. A reading knowledge of French is highly recommended
    • Students must register for both HIST 469D1 and HIST 469D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 469D1 and HIST 469D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 469D2 Topics in Canadian Religious History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 469D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 469D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 469D1 and HIST 469D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Philosophy

  • PHIL 334 Ethical Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : A course focusing on central questions in ethical theory such as the nature of the good and the right and the factors which determine moral rightness and wrongness.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Stroud, Sarah (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: one of PHIL 230, PHIL 237, PHIL 242, PHIL 343, or written permission of the instructor
  • PHIL 356 Early Medieval Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An examination of selected works in the Christian, Islamic and Jewish traditions. Topics in moral and political philosophy, logic and metaphysics, philosophical psychology and epistemology, philosophy of science, and philosophical theology may be discussed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • PHIL 357 Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : A discussion of the works of selected philosophers from the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. Topics for discussion may include God's knowledge of future contingents, issues in medieval logic, political and moral issues, and philosophical theology.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

  • PHIL 474 Phenomenology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : A study of phenomenology from a historical and thematic perspective. The course will typically involve the study of central thinkers such as Husserl, Heidegger, or Merleau-Ponty, with an examination of the nature and development of the phenomenological movement.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Buckley, R Philip (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: one intermediate course in philosophy

Political Science

  • POLI 226 La vie politique québécoise (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Une introduction à la vie politique québécoise à travers l'étude des institutions, des idéologies et des comportements politiques. Une attention particulière sera accordée à la structure et aux changements dans le système politique québécoise.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Belanger, Eric (Winter)

    • Restriction: An ability to understand and read French is required; writing and speaking ability are not.
    • This course is offered in English and French in alternate years. For 2010-11 it will be offered in French
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 318 Comparative Local Government (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An examination of the organization and conduct of local government in Canada, the United States, and selected European countries. Attention to theories of local government, the criteria for comparative analysis, the provision of public goods and bads, urban political patterns and the constitution of new institutional arrangements to deal with "urban crises" in North America.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: POLI 211 or POLI 212 or written permission of instructor
    • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developed Areas; also in the field of Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 319 Politics of Latin America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : This course will deal with the dynamics of political change in Latin America today.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Oxhorn, Philip (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: A basic course in Comparative Politics or a course on the region or written permission of the instructor
    • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developing Areas.
  • POLI 321 Issues: Canadian Public Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The Canadian political process through an analysis of critical policy issues in community development, welfare state, education, and institutional reforms in public service delivery systems. Diagnostic and prescriptive interpretations of public choices in a federal-parliamentary regime.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Sabetti, Filippo (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: at least one other course in Canadian or Comparative Politics
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 414 Society and Politics in Italy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Analysis of modern Italian political development in comparison to other Western and Mediterranean countries. What makes Italian politics unique, what makes it resemble that of other countries.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: a basic course in Comparative Politics and preferably an upper level course or written permission of the Instructor
    • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developed Areas.

Religious Studies

  • RELG 322 The Church in History 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A survey of major developments in the history of Christianity from the end of the apostolic age to 1500. Selected readings from primary and secondary sources will be used.

    Terms: Fall 2010

    Instructors: Kirby, W J Torrance (Fall)

    • Fall
  • RELG 323 The Church in History 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Significant events and persons in the history of western Christianity from 1500 - 1948 will be studied. Attention is focused on mainline denominations in Britain and continental Europe.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Kirby, W J Torrance (Winter)

    • Winter
  • RELG 340 Religion and the Sciences (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Administered by: Faculty of Arts

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Philosophies of science and of religion have created a more positive dialogue on questions of method, symbolism and rationality. Examines key issues (e.g. creation and evolution; objectivity and involvement; determinism and freedom) raised by natural and social sciences, and various possible solutions.

    Terms: Summer 2011

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Fall
  • RELG 532 History of Christian Thought 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Administered by: Faculty of Arts

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The development of Christian theology in the Patristic and Medieval periods. Focus on the controversial development of Christian doctrines and disciplines through intensive exposure to primary texts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: At least six (6) credits at the 300 level in Christianity or the Christian Bible.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken RELG 320
  • RELG 533 History of Christian Thought 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Administered by: Faculty of Arts

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The development of Christian theology in the Reformation, Post Reformation and Modern periods through intensive exposure to primary texts.

    Terms: Fall 2010

    Instructors: Farrow, Douglas B (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: At least six (6) credits at the 300 level in Christianity or the Christian Bible.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken RELG 327

Sociology

  • SOCI 315 Sociology of Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : The social determinants and consequences of religious commitment. Beliefs and practices in cross-cultural perspective. Classical theories of the social functions of religion including those of Marx, Weber and Durkheim. Religion and social class in modern society. Functional alternatives to religion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

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