Major in Religions and Cultures

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 60% average in the 36 credits presented for the Major in Religions and Cultures.

Students must complete 36 credits in the Major as follows:
RLCT 1000 level   3 cr.
RLCT Group I   3 cr.
RLCT Group II   3 cr.
RLCT upper level   27 cr.

Breadth Requirements and Electives:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Social Science and/or Professional Studies 6 cr.
Science   6 cr.


A maximum of 12 credits of cross-listed courses may count toward a Major Religions and Cultures.

Students may complete an Honours BA double major if they obtain an overall average of 70% in each Major, and complete an additional three credits (minimum) at the 4000 level in each Major. Please refer to the Degree Requirement section for further information.

Group Requirements:

Group I

RLCT 2036 History of Christian Thought I  
RLCT 2037 History of Christian Thought II  
RLCT 2127 The Bible as Cultural Text  
RLCT 2147 World Religions: Western Traditions  
RLCT 3117 Gender, Sex, and the Bible  
RLCT 3116  Women and Western Religions  

Group II

RLCT 2046 Global Spiritualities: Religious Traditions in the Contemporary World  
 RLCT 2146 World Religions: Eastern Traditions  
 RLCT 3026 Women and World Religions  

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