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Society, Culture & Religion (B.A.)


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Admission


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 3.5 and a grade of at least C- in three units from SCAR 1B03 1SC3 ;(or Level 1 Religious Studies).

Notes


  1. All Society, Culture & Religion students will be assigned a faculty mentor upon entering the program. It is the responsibility of the student to consult with the mentor at least once each academic year to discuss their academic goals and course options.
  2. Students are encouraged to consider language training that supports their studies in Society, Culture & Religion. The Department offers courses in Arabic, Hebrew and Sanskrit. The study of other languages, including Chinese, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Japanese and Latin, is also available at McMaster.

Requirements


90 units total (Levels I to III), of which 42 units may be Level I

30 units


from

  • the Level I program completed prior to admission to the program.
    (See Admission above.)

9 units


  • Level II Society, Culture & Religion or Religious Studies

9 units


  • Level III Society, Culture & Religion or Religious Studies

6 units


  • Levels II, III or IV Society, Culture & Religion or Religious Studies
    (See Notes above.)

33 units


  • Electives, of which at least 6 units must be taken outside of Society, Culture & Religion or Religious Studies.

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