Program Requirements

 

 

History Of Religions (Arts)

Specialist Program ERSPE0151

10.0 RLG credits are required.

  1. [First Year] 0.5 credit in RLG101H5. It is recommended that this course be taken in first year.
  2. [Higher Years]
  • 2.0 200-level credits
  • 0.5 credits in RLG312H5 Method and Theory in the History of Religions
  • 3.5 300-level credits (1.5 in Primary Concentration; 1.0 in Secondary Concentration; 1.0 Comparative)
  • 1.0 400-level credits
  • 2.5 additional RLG credits at any level

Specialists are permitted to substitute non-RLG courses for up to 2.0 RLG credits. A list of courses suitable as substitutions is available in the Department of Historical Studies handbook. Other substitutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis after the submission of the relevant syllabus. 

In the major and specialist programs, language courses offered by the Department of Language Studies at U of T Mississauga and on the St. George campus relevant for a student's coursework in the History of Religions may be substituted for 300-level RLG credits. In this substitution, a language course of 1.0 credits at the 200+ level corresponds an RLG course of 0.5 credits at the 300 level in a relevant concentration. Students are invited to contact the departmental office for further information. 

Primary concentration: Specialists in the History of Religions must select a primary concentration in one of the following areas: Buddhism, Christianity, Greco-Roman Religions, Islam, Judaism, South Asian Religions, or Zoroastrianism. 

Secondary concentration: To cultivate a broader understanding of the history of religions, specialists are to choose a secondary concentration.


Major Program ERMAJ0151

7.0 RLG credits are required.

  1. [First Year] 0.5 credit in RLG101H5. It is recommended that this course be taken in first year.
  2. [Higher Years] 
  • 1.5 200-level credits
  • 0.5 credit in RLG312H5 Method and Theory in the History of Religions
  • 3.0 300-level credits (1.5 in Primary Concentration; 1.0 in Secondary Concentration; 0.5 Comparative)
  • 1.0 400-level credit
  • 0.5 additional RLG credit at any level 

Majors are permitted to substitute non-RLG course for up to 2.0 RLG credits. A list of courses suitable as substitutions is available in the Department of Historical Studies handbook. Other substitutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis after the submission of the relevant syllabus. 

In the major and specialist programs, language courses offered by the Department of Language Studies at U of T Mississauga and on the St. George campus relevant for a student's coursework in the History of Religions may be substituted for 300-level RLG credits. In this substitution, a language course of 1.0 credits at the 200+ level corresponds an RLG course of 0.5 credits at the 300-level in a relevant concentration. Students are invited to contact the departmental office for further information. 

Primary concentration: Majors in the History of Religions must select a primary concentration in one of the following areas: Buddhism, Christianity, Greco-Roman Religions, Islam, Judaism, South Asian Religions or Zoroastrianism. 

Secondary concentration: To cultivate a broader understanding of the history of religions, majors are to choose a secondary concentration.


Minor Program ERMIN0151

4.0 RLG credits are required.

  1. [First Year] 0.5 credit in RLG101H5. It is recommended that this course be taken in first year.
  2. [Higher Years]
  • 1.5 200-level credits
  • 1.0 300/400-level credits
  • 1.0 additional RLG credits at any level

Minors are permitted to substitute non-RLG courses for up to 1.0 RLG credits. A list of courses suitable as substitutions is available in the Department of Historical Studies handbook. Other substitutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis after the submission of the relevant syllabus.


Students without pre- and co-requisites or written permission of the instructor can be de-registered from courses at any time.