The three study streams at the graduate level are Western Religions, Eastern Religions, and Nature of Religion. Feasibility of programs within these streams is dependent on available research resources and faculty expertise. See Research.
Five half-course equivalents in addition to individualized requirements set by the Departmental Graduate Committee at the time of admission. These will normally consist of:
RELS 601 Studies in Western Religions
RELS 603 Studies in Eastern Religions
RELS 605 Studies in the Nature of Religion
RELS 607 Supervised Master’s Thesis Inquiry
RELS 609 Critical Discourses in the Study of Religion
Successful completion and defense of a thesis. The thesis will have the following maximum: 17,500 - 25,000 words (excluding bibliography).