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For purposes of meeting program requirements, all nine-credit general education (foundations) courses will count as six credits towards the major.

Specialized Honours BA: 120 Credits

Residency requirement: a minimum of 30 course credits and at least half (50 per cent) of the course credits required in each undergraduate degree program major/minor must be taken at York University.

Graduation requirement: students must successfully complete (pass) at least 120 credits which meet the Faculty's degree and program requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 5.00.

General education: 24 credits of general education chosen from approved courses in humanities, modes of reasoning, natural science and social science, including a minimum of six credits in each of humanities, natural science and social science.

Major credits: at least 54 credits from the religious studies list of courses, including:

*Note: students must take courses that cover at least three different religions.

Note: language courses (category 6) are strongly recommended but not required. Up to 12 credits in language courses may be counted towards the Religious Studies degree.

Upper-level credits: at least 36 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level, including at least 18 credits at the 4000 level.

Credits outside the major: at least 18 credits.

Honours BA: 120 Credits

Residency requirement: a minimum of 30 course credits and at least half (50 per cent) of the course credits required in each undergraduate degree program major/minor must be taken at York University.

Graduation requirement: students must successfully complete (pass) at least 120 credits which meet the Faculty's degree and program requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 5.00.

General education: 24 credits of general education chosen from approved courses in humanities, modes of reasoning, natural science and social science, including a minimum of six credits in each of humanities, natural science and social science.

Major credits: at least 36 credits from the religious studies list of courses, including:

*Note: students must take courses that cover at least three different religions.

Note: language courses (category 6) are strongly recommended but not required. Up to 12 credits in language courses may be counted towards the Religious Studies degree.

Upper-level credits: at least 36 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level, including at least 18 credits at the 4000 level.

Credits outside the major: at least 18 credits. (Note: students who are completing a double major or major/minor are deemed to have fulfilled this requirement.)

Honours Double Major BA

The Honours BA program described above may be pursued jointly with approved Honours Double Major degree programs in the Faculties of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Faculty of Health, Science or the Lassonde School of Engineering. For further details on requirements, refer to the listings for specific Honours programs that may be pursued jointly with other Faculties.

Note: in a double major program, a course may count only once toward major credit.

Honours Double Major Interdisciplinary (Linked) BA

Religious studies may be linked with any Honours Double Major Interdisciplinary BA program in the new Faculty. Students must take at least 36 credits in religious studies and at least 36 credits in the interdisciplinary program. Courses taken to meet religious studies requirements cannot also be used to meet the requirements of the interdisciplinary program. Students in these interdisciplinary programs must take a total of at least 18 credits at the 4000 level, including at least six credits in religious studies and six credits in the interdisciplinary program. For further details of requirements, refer to the listings for specific Honours Double Major Interdisciplinary BA programs.

Note: in a double major program, a course may count only once toward major credit.

Major credits: at least 36 credits from the religious studies list of courses, including:

*Note: students must take courses that cover at least three different religions.

Note: language courses (category 6) are strongly recommended but not required. Up to 12 credits in language courses may be counted towards the Religious Studies degree.

Honours Major/Minor BA

The Honours BA program described above may be pursued jointly with approved Honours Minor degree programs in the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science or the Lassonde School of Engineering. For further details on requirements, refer to the listings for specific Honours programs that may be pursued jointly with other Faculties.

Note: in a major/minor program, a course may count only once toward major credit.

Honours Minor BA

The Honours Minor BA program described may be combined with any approved Honours BA program that offers a major/minor option in the Faculties of Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Health, Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, Science or the Lassonde School of Engineering. For further details on requirements, refer to the listings for specific Honours programs that may be pursued jointly with other Faculties.

Note: in a double major program, a course may count only once toward major credit.

Minor credits: at least 30 credits from the religious studies list of courses, including:

*Note: students must take courses that cover at least three different religions.

Note: language courses (category 6) are strongly recommended but not required. Up to 12 credits in language courses may be counted towards the Religious Studies degree.

BA: 90 Credits

Residency requirement: a minimum of 30 course credits and at least half (50 per cent) of the course credits required in each undergraduate degree program major/minor must be taken at York University.

Graduation requirement: students must successfully complete (pass) at least 90 credits that meet the Faculty's degree and program requirements with a cumulative grade point average of at least 4.00.

General education: 24 credits of general education chosen from approved courses in humanities, modes of reasoning, natural science and social science, including a minimum of six credits in each of humanities, natural science and social science.

Major credits: at least 36 credits from the religious studies list of courses, including:

*Note: students must take courses that cover at least three different religions.

Note: language courses (category 6) are strongly recommended but not required. Up to 12 credits in language courses may be counted towards the Religious Studies degree.

Note: at least 12 credits in the major at the 3000 level or above.

Upper-level credits: at least 18 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level.

Credits outside the major: at least 18 credits.

Religious Studies Courses

1. Religion, Literature, and the Arts

AP/GEOG 4250 3.00
AP/HEB 3210 3.00
AP/HEB 3211 3.00
AP/HEB 3220 3.00
AP/HEB 3221 3.00
AP/HEB 3230 3.00
AP/HEB 3231 3.00
AP/HEB 3320 3.00
AP/HEB 3330 3.00
AP/HEB 3360 3.00
AP/HEB 3370 3.00
AP/HEB 3500 6.00
AP/HEB 3600 6.00
AP/HEB 3710 3.00
AP/HEB 3770 3.00
AP/HUMA 1870 6.00
AP/HUMA 2105 9.00
AP/HUMA 2515 6.00
AP/HUMA 2830 9.00
AP/HUMA 3100 6.00
AP/HUMA 3415 3.00
AP/HUMA 3417 3.00
AP/HUMA 3421 3.00
AP/HUMA 3422 3.00
AP/HUMA 3423 3.00
AP/HUMA 3826 3.00
AP/HUMA 3827 3.00
AP/HUMA 3845 6.00
AP/HUMA 3875 6.00
AP/HUMA 4630 6.00
AP/HUMA 4730 6.00
AP/HUMA 4809 6.00
AP/HUMA 4810 6.00
AP/HUMA 4812 3.00
AP/HUMA 4813 3.00
AP/HUMA 4813 6.00
AP/HUMA 4816 3.00
AP/HUMA 4816 6.00
AP/HUMA 4819 3.00
AP/HUMA 4819 6.00
AP/IT 4330 3.00
FA/THEA 4334 3.00
FA/THEA 4334 6.00
FA/VISA 3343 6.00
FA/VISA 3344 6.00

2. Religion and Gender

AP/HUMA 3510 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/MIST 3520 6.00)
AP/HUMA 3814 6.00
AP/HUMA 3518 6.00
AP/HUMA 3519 6.00
AP/HUMA 3821 3.00
AP/HUMA 3856 3.00
AP/HUMA 3950 6.00
AP/HUMA 4656 3.00
AP/HUMA 4755 3.00
AP/HUMA 4816 3.00
AP/HUMA 4816 6.00
AP/HUMA 4822 3.00
AP/GWST 3560 3.00 (cross-listed to: GL/GWST 3560 3.00)
AP/GWST 3561 3.00 (cross-listed to: GL/GWST 3561 3.00)
GL/SOCI 3600 3.00 (cross-listed to GL/GWST 3600 3.00)

3. Religious Thought and Practices

AP/ANTH 2180 3.00
AP/ANTH 3070 3.00
AP/ANTH 3320 3.00
AP/ANTH 3320 6.00
AP/CLTR 3838 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HUMA 3438 3.00)
AP/GEOG 4250 3.00
AP/HIST 2110 6.00
AP/HIST 2220 6.00
AP/HIST 2790 6.00
AP/HIST 3110 6.00
AP/HIST 3809 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HUMA 3780 6.00)
AP/HIST 3810 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HUMA 3781 6.00)
AP/HIST 3811 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HUMA 3811 3.00)
AP/HIST 3812 3.00
AP/HIST 3860 6.00
AP/HIST 4100 6.00
AP/HIST 4753 6.00
AP/HUMA 1100 9.00
AP/HUMA 1110 9.00
AP/HUMA 1125 9.00
AP/HUMA 1300 9.00
AP/HUMA 1400 9.00
AP/HUMA 1850 6.00
AP/HUMA 2310 9.00
AP/HUMA 2800 9.00 (cross-listed to: AP/SOSC 2600 9.00)
AP/HUMA 2815 9.00
AP/HUMA 2830 9.00
AP/HUMA 2835 9.00
AP/HUMA 2850 9.00
AP/HUMA 3105 6.00
AP/HUMA 3439 3.00
AP/HUMA 3440 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HIST 3221 6.00)
AP/HUMA 3457 6.00
AP/HUMA 3481 6.00
AP/HUMA 3482 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/MIST 3482 6.00)
AP/HUMA 3519 6.00
AP/HUMA 3795 6.00
AP/HUMA 3801 6.00
AP/HUMA 3802 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/MIST 3802 3.00)
AP/HUMA 3815 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/MIST 3815 6.00)
AP/HUMA 3818 3.00
AP/HUMA 3831 3.00
AP/HUMA 3840 6.00
AP/HUMA 3875 6.00
AP/HUMA 3975 3.00 (cross-listed to: SC/STS 3975 3.00)
AP/HUMA 4225 6.00
AP/HUMA 4430 6.00
AP/HUMA 4652 3.00
AP/HUMA 4770 3.00
AP/HUMA 4814 3.00
AP/HUMA 4814 6.00
AP/HUMA 4815 3.00
AP/HUMA 4815 6.00
AP/HUMA 4817 6.00
AP/HUMA 4825 6.00
AP/PHIL 2020 3.00
AP/PHIL 2040 3.00
AP/PHIL 2090 3.00
AP/PHIL 2120 3.00
AP/PHIL 3125 3.00
AP/PHIL 3200 3.00
AP/PHIL 4030 3.00
AP/PHIL 4040 3.00
AP/SOSC 2430 3.00
AP/SOSC 2430 6.00
AP/SOSC 3918 6.00
GL/HIST 3623 6.00 (cross-listed to: GL/HUMA 3623 6.00)
GL/HIST 3649 3.00 (cross-listed to: GL/HIST 3649 3.00)

4. Methods and Approaches

AP/ANTH 3320 2.00
AP/ANTH 3320 6.00
AP/ANTH 3570 6.00
AP/HUMA 1860 6.00
AP/HUMA 2500 6.00
AP/HUMA 2515 6.00
AP/HUMA 2800 9.00 (cross-listed to: AP/SOSC 2600 9.00)
AP/HUMA 3480 6.00
AP/HUMA 3518 6.00
AP/HUMA 3795 3.00
AP/HUMA 3810 6.00
AP/HUMA 3816 3.00
AP/HUMA 3817 3.00
AP/HUMA 3818 3.00
AP/HUMA 3819 3.00
AP/HUMA 3821 3.00
AP/HUMA 3828 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HIST 3111 6.00)
AP/HUMA 3875 6.00
AP/HUMA 3975 3.00 (cross-listed to: SC/STS 3975 3.00)
AP/HUMA 4630 3.00
AP/HUMA 4755 4.00
AP/HUMA 4771 3.00
AP/PHIL 3095 3.00
AP/SOCI 3650 3.00
AP/SOCI 3650 6.00
GL/PHIL 3931 3.00 (cross-listed to: GL/HUMA 3931 3.00, GL/MODR 3931 3.00)

5. Self, Society and the Other

AP/ANTH 2180 3.00
AP/ANTH 4250 6.00
AP/HIST 2220 6.00
AP/HIST 2710 6.00
AP/HIST 3100 6.00
AP/HIST 3110 6.00
AP/HIST 3555 6.00
AP/HIST 3791 6.00
AP/HIST 4385 6.00
AP/HIST 4753 6.00
AP/HUMA 1105 9.00
AP/HUMA 1125 9.00
AP/HUMA 1300 9.00
AP/HUMA 1710 6.00
AP/HUMA 2110 9.00
AP/HUMA 2440 9.00
AP/HUMA 2500 6.00
AP/HUMA 2805 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/CDNS 2805 6.00)
AP/HUMA 2835 9.00
AP/HUMA 2850 9.00
AP/HUMA 3200 6.00
AP/HUMA 3425 6.00
AP/HUMA 3810 6.00
AP/HUMA 3825 6.00
AP/HUMA 3829 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HIST 3829 3.00)
AP/HUMA 3481 6.00
AP/HUMA 3850 6.00
AP/HUMA 3855 6.00
AP/HUMA 3860 6.00
AP/HUMA 4225 6.00
AP/HUMA 4535 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/CLTR 4535 3.00)
AP/HUMA 4630 3.00
AP/HUMA 4755 3.00
AP/HUMA 4770 3.00
AP/HUMA 4803 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HIST 4225 6.00)
AP/HUMA 4804 6.00
AP/HUMA 4808 6.00
AP/HUMA 4811 3.00
AP/HUMA 4821 3.00
AP/HUMA 4825 6.00
AP/HUMA 4826 3.00
AP/MIST 4040 6.00
AP/SOSC 2430 3.00
AP/SOSC 2430 6.00
AP/SOSC 3917 3.00
GL/SOCI 4615 6.00 (cross-listed to: GL/ILST 4615 6.00)

6. Languages

AP/ARB 1000 6.00
AP/ARB 2000 6.00
AP/ARB 3000 6.00
AP/CH 1000 6.00
AP/CH 1010 6.00
AP/CH 2000 6.00
AP/CH 2030 6.00
AP/CH 3000 6.00
AP/GK 1000 6.00
AP/GK 2000 6.00
AP/HEB 1000 6.00
AP/HEB 2000 6.00
AP/HEB 3000 6.00
AP/HEB 4000 6.00
AP/HND 1000 6.00
AP/HND 2000 6.00
AP/HND 2700 6.00
AP/JP 1000 6.00
AP/JP 2000 6.00
AP/JP 3000 6.00
AP/JP 4000 6.00


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