The Department of Religious Studies offers a Minor program in Christian Studies. Christianity is not only the single most powerful influence on the history and development of Western civilization and culture, but the largest and most widespread religion in the world today.
The Minor in Christian Studies offers an academic and scholarly exploration, open to students of all backgrounds, of the fundamental Christian teachings and values, and of Christianity’s continuing role in the shaping of the contemporary world and its issues.
Declaring a Minor
Current students can declare a minor in this program through their myUPEI account.
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Note: Current UPEI students should refer to Student Planning in myUPEI and the UPEI Academic Calendar governing their entry year, and speak to an academic advisor about course requirements. The course structure presented for this program is a recommended, unofficial progression for prospective students.
Requirements for a Minor in Christian Studies
- Three core courses: RS 2020, RS 2110, RS 2320
- Two courses from group C (Western Religious History)
- Two courses from group E (Religion and Modernity)
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.
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