Experience the intellectual vibrancy and close-knit environment of our department. Gain marketable skills for future careers. Take courses that are relevant and timely, on topics you care about, including popular culture, violence, group and family dynamics, death, gender and sexuality, food, and social justice.
We offer three majors at the B.A. level in Religion, Judaic Studies, and Southern Asia Studies. We also offer minors in Religion, Judaic Studies, Southern Asia Studies, and Iranian Studies.
A Major in Religions and Cultures provides vital knowledge of the religious traditions and cultures that shape our globalizing world. Or consider a Minor in Religions and Cultures, which nicely complements majors in History, Philosophy, English Literature, Political Science and more. Whatever the choice, be sure to take advantage of our small class sizes and our various entrance scholarships.
Looking to expand your mind and improve your CV at the same time? Consider adding a second Major or Minor in Religions and Cultures. It will complement your current field of study and contribute to your employability in non-governmental organizations, social work, psychological and guidance counselling, journalism and more.
Our Department is the ideal place and setting to study the religions of the world. The small class sizes and comparative approach to the study of texts, practices, doctrines and gender, unfolds against the backdrop of an exciting metropolis with multiple languages, ethnicities, religions, foods and identities. Come explore!
Please feel free to contact our Undergraduate Advisor for assistance with selecting courses, obtaining information on program requirements, as well as information on the various services available to students.
Advisor: Dr. Marc Lalonde
Location: 2050 Mackay room 305
Are you interested in changing your major? Adding a second major? Adding a minor? Doing honours? Our advisor can easily add a second major and minor, and, if you are already in a B.A. in Arts and Science, change your major. In other circumstances, the advisor will guide you in the correct application procedure. There are many reasons why students are drawn to our programsand there are a number of options available, including a B.A. in Religion, Southern Asia Studies, or Judaic Studies.
Check the requirements for your degree following the calender year that you entered the program. You will see which courses fit each requirement. If you are uncertain or it is unclear where a course will fit, please consult the Undergraduate Advisor (firstname.lastname@example.org). Note that except for the regular B.A. and minor in Religions and Cultures, all 42 (major) or 24 (minor) credits should be in courses within the department. You should receive prior permission for courses outside of the department, and you should consult with the undergraduate advisor regarding other programs or courses not explicitly mentioned in the Undergraduate Calendar.
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