9. Religious Studies
24–30 credits required, to include:
- REL 101 (Western Religious Traditions) or REL 102 (Eastern Religious Traditions)
- REL 248 (The Christian Tradition)
- REL 252 (Old Testament Literature), and REL 253 (New Testament Literature)
- REL 499 (Topics in Religious Studies)
- One of
- REL 320 (The Pentateuch),
- REL 321 (The Historical Literature of the Old Testament),
- REL 322 (The Prophetic Literature of the Old Testament),
- REL 323 (The Poetic Literature of the Old Testament),
- REL 331 (Old Testament Theology),
- REL 332 (Intertestamental Literature),
- REL 337 (Ancient Near Eastern Religions),
- REL 338 (The Dead Sea Scrolls), or
- REL 339 (Archaeology, Historiography and the Bible)
- One of
- REL 342 (Christianity in the Second and Third Centuries),
- REL 362 (Synoptic Gospels),
- REL 364 (The Gospel of Matthew),
- REL 365 (Johannine Literature),
- REL 367 (Studies in the Pauline Literature),
- REL 369 (Women in the Bible and Early Christianity),
- REL 382 (Christology of the New Testament), or
- REL 385 (Orthodoxy and Heresy in Early Christianity)
- One of
- 0–6 credits of unspecified senior-level REL courses
In addition to the above, students must complete:
- 6 credits in any courses offered by the departments of Social Science and/or Psychology (CNST, ECO, HIS, INDG, POEC, PSCI, PSY, SOC).
- 6 credits of courses in the Faculty of Science.
[Approved by the General Faculties Council on March 18th, 2022]
Permissible minors: All minors listed in section 10.6 except Religious Studies.
A minimum of 6 credits English, 6 credits Philosophy, 3 credits Fine Arts, and 3 credits Classics are recommended.