The World Religions and Cultures program undertakes the study of texts, institutions, rituals, and belief systems of the different world religions and prepares students to understand and live in a multicultural global community.
Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses with no mark in these principal courses below 60%. At least 0.5 course in Religious Studies with a mark of at least 60% (Religious Studies 1023E is recommended).
0.5 course normally taken in second year: Religious Studies 2200F/G.
3.5 courses: Religious Studies 2218F/G, 2281F/G, 2283F/G, 2285F/G, 2286F/G, 3300F/G, 4400F/G.
0.5 course on religion from an approved list of Social Science courses*.
3.5 courses from: Philosophy 2660E, Religious Studies 2260F/G, 2261F/G, 2262F/G, 2263F/G, 2284F/G, 2345F/G, 2346F/G, 2347F/G, 2500F/G, 2501F/G, 2502F/G, 2503F/G, 2504F/G, 2289F/G, 3452F/G, Social Justice and Peace Studies 3360F/G; 0.5 language course** from: Arabic 1030, Chinese 1150, 1151, 1152A/B, 1153A/B, Hebrew 1030, 1040A/B, 1041A/B.
1.0 additional Religious Studies course at the 3000 level or above, not listed above, except Religious Studies 2208U, 3308U and 4408Y.
* See the Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies for the current list.
** If a 1.0 language course is taken, the module will be 9.5 courses.