Buddhist Studies Major (Arts Program) - ASMAJ1525

Enrolment Requirements

This is an open enrolment program. A student who has completed 4.0 credits may enrol in the program.

Completion Requirements

(7.0 credits)

  1. 1.0 credit from the following 100-level RLG courses: RLG100H1, RLG101H1, RLG102H1, RLG103H1, RLG104H1, RLG106H1, RLG107H1, RLG108H1
  2. No later than the third year of study: RLG200H1. RLG200H1 is a prerequisite for all 400-level courses.
  3. RLG206H1
  4. 4.0 credits chosen from the following list; at least 3.0 credits of which must be Department for the Study of Religion courses (RLG, JAR, JNR, JPR or JSR designators). 3.0 credits must be taken at the 300-level or higher.

    Second year courses: RLG205H1, FAH260H1, EAS209H1, HIS280Y1, HIS282Y1, HIS283Y1, NEW214H1/​ BPM214H1, NEW232H1/​ BPM232H1, PHL237H1.

    Third year courses: RLG311H1, RLG316H1, RLG356H1, RLG361H1, RLG363H1, RLG366H1, RLG368H1, RLG371H1, RLG372H1, RLG373H1, RLG374H1, RLG375H1, RLG379H1, RLG370H5, RLG371H5, RLG373H5, RLG374H5, EAS338H1, EAS361H1, FAH363H1, FAH364H1, JNR301H1, NEW332H1/​ BPM332H1, NEW333H1/​ BPM333H1, NEW339H1/​ BPM339H1, PHL337H1.

  5. 0.5 credit at the 400-level, selected from the following: RLG462H1, RLG463H1, RLG465H1, RLG466H1, RLG467H1, RLG468H1, RLG469Y1, RLG470H1, RLG470H5, FAH461H1, HIS485H1, NEW433H1/​ BPM433H1.
  6. 0.5 credit from the following capstone integrative courses: RLG404H1, RLG405H1, RLG406H1, RLG407H1, RLG426H1 (Note: this does not fulfil the 400-level requirement as described in #5 above.)

Other courses from UTM/UTSC/other Departments may be considered with permission.

Notes:

  • Effective Fall 2021, courses associated with New College's Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health program will have the new "BPM" designator.
  • Up to two language courses totaling 1.0 credit in Pali ( RLG264H1, RLG265H1), Sanskrit ( RLG260H1, RLG263H1, RLG359H1, RLG360H1, RLG474H1), Tibetan ( RLG261H1, RLG262H1) or Modern Hebrew ( MHB155H1, MHB156H1, MHB255H1, MHB256H1, MHB355H1, MHB356H1) will count toward the Department for the Study of Religion courses required to complete any Major Program in Religion. If a student wishes a different language (not one of those mentioned here) to count toward completing these programs they should consult with the Associate Chair, Undergraduate.