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Queen's University
 

Fall-Winter Course Offerings 2015-16

The following undergraduate courses are planned for the 2015-16 academic year. Some information may change. For information about registration visit the Arts and Science registration webpage. Courses may require additional prerequisites or exclusions as noted.

100-level Courses

RELS 131 A&B World Religions/Religious Worlds
Instructor: John Young/Adj
6 units, Fall & Winter Terms
Meets: DUP AUD
Times: Mon 1:30-2:30 and Fri 11:30-12:30
Tutorials: Click here
There are no prerequisites for this course.

This course will also be offered online through Continuing and Distance Studies.

RELS 161 A&B Problems in Religion and Culture
Instructor: Adj
6 units, Fall & Winter Terms
Meets: Fall term - HUM AUD, Winter term WALTER LIGHT Rm 205
Times: Mon 8:30-10:30
Tutorials: Click here
There are no prerequisites for this course.


200-level Courses

RELS 201 Themes in Religious Studies: Religion and Childhood
Instructor: Val Michaelson
3 units, Fall Term
Meets :DUNNING 11
Time: Mon 2:30-5:30
There are no prerequisites for this course. First-year students wishing to take this course must contact the department to be registered.

RELS 202 Traditions in Religious Studies: Magic, Witchcraft, and the Supernatural
Instructor: Sharday Mosurinjohn
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUNNING 14
Time: Fri 8:30-11:30
There are no prerequisites for this course. First-year students wishing to take this course must contact the department to be registered.

RELS 210 Hebrew Bible
Instructor: Callie Callon
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: ELLIS 327
Time: Mon 8:30-11:30
Prerequisite: Level 2 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 212 Mythology of the Ancient Near East
Instructor: William Morrow
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUNNING 14
Time: Mon 11:30-1:00 and Thurs 1:00-2:30
Prerequisite: Level 2 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 218 Christianity
Instructor: John Young
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: DUNNING 11
Time: Tues eve 6:30-9:30
Prerequisite: Level 2 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 222 The Hindu World
Instructor: Ellen Goldberg
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUPUIS 215
Time: Mon 8:30-11:30
Prerequisite: Level 2 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 224 Taoism
Instructor: Christopher Byrne
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: JEFFERY 128
Time: Wed 11:30-2:30
Prerequisite: Level 2 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 229 Confucianism
Instructor: Christopher Byrne
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: DUNNING 11
Time: Thurs 11:30-2:30
Prerequisite: Level 2 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 236 Religion and Sex
Instructor: Pamela Dickey Young
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: MACDONALD 1
Time: 8:30-11:30 (10:30-11:30 one week in class, alternate week in tutorial-click here for tutorials)
There are no prerequisites for this course. First-year students wishing to take this course must contact the department to be registered.

RELS 252 Mysticism
Instructor: Ellen Goldberg
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUPUIS 217
Time: Tues 8:30-11:30
There are no prerequisites for this course. First-year students wishing to take this course must contact the department to be registered.

RELS 268 Religion and Biomedical Ethics
Instructor: Tracy Trothen
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUPUIS 215
Time: Tues 2:30-5:30
There are no prerequisites for this course. First-year students wishing to take this course must contact the department to be registered.


300-level courses

RELS 301 Themes in Religious Studies: Religion and Transhumanism
Instructor: Tracy Trothen
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: KINGSTON 200
Time: Tues 2:30-5:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 302 Traditions in Religious Studies: Muslims in Canada
Instructor: Forough Jahanbakhsh
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUNNING 12
Time: Mon 2:30-5:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 310 Modern and Contemporary Christian Thought
Instructor:
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: MAC-CORRY D216
Time: Wed 11:30-2:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the100 level in RELS.

RELS 322 Yoga in India and the West
Instructor: Ellen Goldberg
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: KINE 101
Time: Wed 8:30-11:30
Tutorials: Click here
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 328 Interpretation of Apocalyptic Literature
Instructor: Callie Callon
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: ELLIS 327
Time: Wed 2:30-5:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS>

RELS 331 Religion and Violence
Instructor: William Morrow
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: BIOSC 1102
Time: Tues 4:00-5:30 and Thurs 2:30-4:00
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 340 Religion and Democracy
Instructor: Forough Jahanbakhsh
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: MILLER Rm 210
Time: Tues 2:30-5:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 354 Theory in Religious Studies
Instructor: Pamela Dickey Young
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUNNING 10
Time: Wed 8:30-11:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 AND 6.0 units at the 200 level in RELS.

NOTE: RELS 354 is no longer required for a Minor Plan in RELS. In its place a Minor Plan will now require another 3 units in RELS at the 300 level. See Plan Requirements in the Faculty of Arts and Science Calendar 2015-16.

RELS 355 Research Methods in Religious Studies
Instructor: Richard Ascough
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: DUNNING 10
Time: Thur 8:30-11:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 AND 6.0 units at the 200 level in RELS.

RELS 368 Religion and Business Ethics
Instructor: Richard Ascough
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: ELLIS 333
Time: Fri 11:30-2:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.

RELS 394 Religion and Politics in Contemporary China
Instructor: James Miller
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUNNING 10
Time: Thurs 6:30-9:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 or above or 6.0 units at the 100 level in RELS.


400-level courses

RELS 401 Honours Seminar
Instructor: Pamela Dickey Young
3 units, Winter Term
Meets: DUNNING 10
Time: Tues 8:30-11:30
Prerequisite: Level 4 and registration in a RELS Major or Medial Plan and a GPA of 2.6 in 24.0 units in RELS
Corequisite: RELS 354 and RELS  355

RELS 452 The Contemporary Religious Situation
Instructor: Sharday Mosurinjohn
3 units, Fall Term
Meets: MAC-CORRY E229
Time: Tues 11:30-2:30
Prerequisite: Level 3 or 4 and registration in a RELS Major or Medial Plan.
Corequisite: RELS 354 and/or RELS 355

 

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