Program Information

School: Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Religion/Religious Studies
Description: The aim of Religious Studies is to understand the nature of religion and its significance for human culture. The Program examines the variety of beliefs and behavior through which people around the world express spiritual impulses, both in formal religions and everyday life. What do people believe is sacred? What do they think is true about the meaning and purpose of existence? How do they live out these beliefs in their day-to-day rituals and behaviour?

The program may also allow you to find answers to questions such as: How does the environment affect each religion? In what ways does religions shape culture? What interpretation does religion give to ethical issues? The approach is inclusive and open, embracing religion in all its substantial manifestations, global and historical. Students can complete their studies online in the following: Concentration, and Minor. This program is offered in both English and French.

URL: Religious Studies at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,241
Careers: Ministers of Religion

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]