Undergraduate Summer Courses

2024 Summer St. George Campus Course Descriptions

Please see the Arts & Science timetable for course timings. Sessional dates are available on the Arts & Science calendar.

Note: If the courses listed below are in conflict with the Arts & Science timetable, the information on the timetable takes priority.

Questions? Please contact the Undergraduate Program Assistant, Phoebe To at religion.undergrad@utoronto.ca

All courses for Summer 2024 will be offered online.

RLG200H1F The Study of Religion

Instructor TBA

Term: F (May to June)

Description: An introduction to the discipline of the study of religion. This course surveys methods in the study of religion and the history of the discipline in order to prepare students to be majors or specialists in the study of religion.

RLG232H1F Religion and Film

David Perley

Term: F (May to June)

Description: The role of film as a mediator of thought and experience concerning religious worldviews. The ways in which movies relate to humanity's quest to understand itself and its place in the universe are considered in this regard, along with the challenge which modernity presents to this task. Of central concern is the capacity of film to address religious issues through visual symbolic forms.

RLG100H1F World Religions

David Perley

Term: S (July to August)

Description: An introduction to the history, philosophy, and practice of the major religions of the world, including Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

RLG233H1S Religion and Popular Culture

Instructor TBA

Term: S (July to August)

Description: A course on the interactions, both positive and negative, between religion and popular culture. We look at different media (television, advertising, print) as they represent and engage with different religious traditions, identities, and controversies.

UTM and UTSC Timetables

Please note that UTM and UTSC courses do not automatically count towards completion of a RLG program. If you have taken or are planning on taking a course at another campus and would like it to count exceptionally towards your program requirements, please email the Undergraduate Program Assistant at religion.undergrad@utoronto.ca

UTM Campus Courses

UTSC Campus Courses