Mar 05, 2021  
2018-19 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University 
    
2018-19 Academic Calendar Mount Royal University [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Religious Studies, Minor


Religious Studies takes historical, contemporary and comparative approaches to describing, analyzing and interpreting the beliefs, practices,  art, architecture, literature, organizational forms, and music of the world’s religions (Christianity, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism and many others). Religions are treated as part of human culture and as relevant to our world today, in private and public life, informing attitudes, ethics, media, geo-politics, etc. No previous knowledge or experience of any religion is required.

A total of eight Religious Studies courses are required. 

Required Courses


  • A maximum of three Religious Studies courses at the 1000 level
  • A minimum of two Religious Studies courses at the 3000 level or higher