Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business

Studies in Religion

Program of Study Credit Points
Prescribed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor or Major - complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 12 or 18 credit points from the following units:

12 or 18 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
RELS180 Exploring the Sacred 6  
RELS182 World Religions Today 6  
RELS184 Magic and the Supernatural in History and Culture 6  
Listed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor - complete 12 credit points from the following units:
Major - complete 30 or 36 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 48 or 54 credit points from the following units:


12 or 30 or 36 or
48 or 54 cps

HIST301 Power and Propaganda in the European Reformations 6  
HIST343 Islam in the Modern World 6  
ISLM344 Islam and the West: the Clash of Civilisations? 6  
ISLM363 Women in Islam 6  
RELS300 New Religions, Cults and Popular Spiritualities 6  
RELS381 Chinese and Japanese Religion: A History 6  
RELS384 Religions of the Ancient Near East 6  
RELS385 Women, Gender and the World's Religions 6  
RELS386 Buddhism: A History 6  
RELS387 Earliest Christianity: Social Context and Sacred Text 6  
RELS388 The Pagan Religions of Ancient Greece and Rome 6  
RELS392 Meditation in Eastern Religions 6  
RELS395 God in their Sights: The Arguments of New Atheism 6  
With permission of the Head of School, candidates may complete the following unit towards this Major or Extended Major: 0-6 cps
HUMS301 Special Option 6  
Course Requirements 24 or 48 or 72 cps
If candidates have completed a Minor - a further 72 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Major of 48-60 credit points; and Elective Units of 0-12 credit points.
If candidates have completed a Major - a further 48 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and a Minor of 24 credit points; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
If candidates have completed an Extended Major - a further 24 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 96 cps

Note for students contemplating studying Honours in Studies in Religion:
The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Studies in Religion is a GPA of 5.0 (Credit) in all units completed in the Bachelor of Arts component. In addition, a candidate for Studies in Religion honours in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree shall have passed 60 credit points in Religion, including 18 credit points at Distinction level or better at 300-level from these units.

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