The Department of Religious Studies offers a Minor program in Catholic Studies. The Catholic tradition has had a profound impact on all aspects of Western culture and civilization, from learning and the arts to moral values and social structures.
The Minor in Catholic Studies offers an academic and scholarly exploration, open to students of all backgrounds, of Catholicism’s rich heritage and its contemporary engagement with both Western and global issues.
Declaring a Minor
Current students can declare a minor in this program through their myUPEI account.
Requirements for a Minor in Catholic Studies
- One core course — RS 1710
- Two courses from RS 2110, RS 3870, RS 3310, RS 3320
- Two courses from RS 2750, RS 2790, RS 3740, RS 3750, RS 3760
- Two courses from RS 2760, RS 2770, RS 2780, RS 2820, RS 2860
At least two courses in total should be at the 3000 level.
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High School Graduates
Successful completion of Grade 12 examinations in a University Preparatory Program with an overall average of at least 70% (75% for Quebec Secondary V students) in the following subjects:
- one Social Studies or Language;
- any 3 other academic courses. Grade 12 math recommended.
Note: Grade 12 Math is a prerequisite for some 1st year Arts courses.
Please refer to the UPEI Academic Calendar for complete admissions information.
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