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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.56 Religious Studies and Applied Ethics
4.56 Religious Studies and Applied Ethics

Applications to this program are currently suspended. No new admissions will be permitted.

Overview of Programs and Procedures
Baccalaureate Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics

BA in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics with Co-operative Education

Introduction

The Major in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics is offered jointly by the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Classics and Religion. Students wishing to enrol in this program should consult the Philosophy Advisor or the Program Director. A Minor Field of Specialization is not offered in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics.

In the program of study that leads to the Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics, students learn to identify moral problems that arise in contemporary society and develop skills to evaluate responses. Students learn about religious worldviews that may inform moral decisions and develop sensitivity to cultural and religious contexts of ethical decision-making.

Contact Information

Website: phil.ucalgary.ca/undergrad/barrels.

For Program Advice

Students should consult a program advisor in the Arts Students' Centre for information and advice on their overall program requirements.

For more specific advice regarding course selection and requirements in the major field, students should consult the subject advisor located in their home Department (consult Department website for contact information).

Admission to the Major

Prospective students wishing to enter the BA (Religious Studies and Applied Ethics) Program must meet the criteria listed in section A.2 Undergraduate Admission of this Calendar. Annual application deadlines are found in A.3 Deadline Dates for Undergraduate Applications for Admission and Transcripts.

Overlapping Programs

The program in Religious Studies and Applied Ethics cannot be taken in conjunction with programs in Philosophy or Religious Studies. This restriction applies to Major-plus-Minor combinations, Double Majors, Combined Degrees and Second Baccalaureate Degrees. A maximum of 60 units (10 full-course equivalents) is allowed in any discipline within the Major Field of Religious Studies and Applied Ethics.

Field of Religious Studies and Applied Ethics

The Field of Religious Studies and Applied Ethics consists of all courses labelled Philosophy (PHIL) and Religious Studies (RELS).