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Religion and Culture (BA)

Religion and Culture (BA)

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Discover and discuss issues relating to human rights, religious rights and freedoms, the status of women, identity and belonging, inter-group conflict and coexistence in a multicultural society.

In our Religion and Culture program, you'll examine ancient and contemporary religious experience using data such as sacred texts, oral narratives and works of visual or performing art.

Program Highlights

  • Our creative teaching and active-learning initiatives value individual growth and cultural diversity.
  • You’ll work with award-winning professors and researchers.
  • We offer interdisciplinary courses with local and international dimensions.
  • This program is offered on campus and as a fully online degree, giving you the flexibility to choose how you want to learn and what works best with your lifestyle.

Sample Courses

  • African Diaspora
  • Indigenous Religions
  • Religion and Science
  • Food and Religion
  • Religions and Popular Culture
  • Love and its Myths
  • Evil and its Symbols
  • Religion and Sexuality


International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities that allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Muslim Studies Option
  • Community Engagement Option

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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