Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Religious Studies (HBA)

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Religion/Religious Studies
Description:As an academic discipline, Religious Studies does not promote nor undermine any particular religion or worldview; it approaches the study of religion as a social phenomenon, recognizing that religions have occupied a very central place in virtually all civilizations. The program focuses on the relationship between religion and culture. It is administered by a Joint Department of Religious Studies, comprised of the departments of Religious Studies from the University of Sudbury, Huntington University and Thorneloe University, all situated on the Laurentian campus.

The program focuses on four main areas of study: Biblical Studies, World Religions, Western Religions, and Religion and Culture. It offers a broad overview of the discipline with courses including Christian thought, Buddhism, Indigenous tradition and culture, Eastern mysticism, the paranormal, bioethics, social issues, Western morality, Judaism, Hinduism, Apocalyptic and the Book of Revelation.
URL:Religious Studies (HBA) at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,602

Cost shown is for Year 1 of the program.
Careers:Ministers of ReligionProfessional Occupations in Religion

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have: 1 grade 12 English U/M course, 5 other grade 12 U/M courses, and a minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on April 16, 2019