Specialized Minors

A minor consists of 4 courses in a particular area, and is taken as an addition to your primary degree. The specialized minors in Jewish Studies, Christianity Studies and Islamic Studies are open to any student, even those whose primary degree is Religion.

Detailed information on degree requirements may be found in the Religion Entry in the Carleton Undergraduate Calendar. Course descriptions may be found in the Religion Courses section of the Carleton Undergraduate Calendar.

All courses listed are 0.5 credits

Minor in Christianity Studies

St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Bayfield, Nova Scotia

St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, Bayfield, Nova Scotia

Calendar Entry

1.0 credit in:

RELI 1710 Judaism, Christianity, Islam

RELI 1730 Interpretations of Religion

0.5 credits from:

RELI 2122 Early Judaism

RELI 2125 Second Temple Judaism

RELI 2735 Greek Religion

RELI 2737 Roman Religion

2.0 credits from:

RELI 2220 Early Christianity

RELI 2225 Christianity 300-1500

RELI 2226 Christianity 1500-1900

RELI 2230 Global Christianity

RELI 2235 Women in Christian Tradition

RELI 3220 Reformation Europe

RELI 3222 Women in Early Christianity

RELI 3230 Jesus of Nazareth

RELI 3231 Paul of Tarsus

RELI 3232 Christian Discipline

RELI 3250 Evangelical Christianity in Social-Historical Perspective

0.5 credit in RELI courses listed above or in another discipline on a theme pertaining to the study of Christianity.

*Approved by the Religion Coordinator.

Minor in Islamic Studies

15th Century Islamic manuscript

15th Century Islamic manuscript

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1.0 credit in:

RELI 1710 Judaism, Christianity, Islam

RELI 2330 The Qur’an

0.5 credits from:

RELI 3350 The Hadith Literature: An Introduction

RELI 3341 Qur’anic Exegetical Traditions

2.0 credits from:

RELI 2310 Islam

RELI 2320 Islam in the Modern World

RELI 2321 Ethical Theories in Islam

RELI 2350 Classical Islamic Thought

RELI 2843 Topics in Islam

RELI 3322 Shi’i Islam

RELI 3325 Contemporary Islamic Thought

RELI 3330 Sufism

RELI 3331 Islam and Gender

RELI 3340 The Life and Image of Muhammad

RELI 3843 Topics in Islam

0.5 credits in RELI or another discipline on the study of Islam*

*Approved by the Religion Coordinator.

Minor in Jewish Studies

Bar Mitzvah

Bar Mitzvah

Calendar Entry

0.5 credits in:

RELI 1710 Judaism, Christianity, Islam

2.0 credits from:

RELI 2110 Judaism

RELI 2120 Judaism: The Biblical Era

RELI 2121 Hebrew Bible

RELI 2122 Early Judaism

RELI 2125 Second Temple Judaism

RELI 2130 Jewish Ethics

RELI 2842 Topics in Judaism

RELI 3120 Rabbinic Texts

RELI 3130 Love, Sex and Marriage in Judaism

RELI 3131 Judaism and Gender

RELI 3140 Holocaust Encounters

RELI 3141 Jewish Life in Modern Germany

RELI 3842 Topics in Judaism

1.5 credits in RELI or another discipline on a Jewish theme*

*Approved by the Religion Coordinator

Minor in Religion

The Religion program also offers a Minor in Religion. This minor is not open to students whose primary degree is Religion.

1.0 credit in Religion at the 1000-level

1.0 credit in Religion at the 2000-level or above

1.0 credit in Religion at the 3000-level or above

1.0 credit in Religion at any level

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