The Certificate in Catholic Studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to the academic study of Catholicism from the beginnings of Christianity in the ancient world to the presence of Catholicism as the largest Christian community in the world today. Catholic Studies is intended to provide students with an interdisciplinary understanding of Catholicism and its history, artistic and literary culture, philosophical and theological thought, and role in contemporary society.

The Certificate in Catholic Studies provides an interdisciplinary approach to the academic study of Catholicism from the beginnings of Christianity in the ancient world to the presence of Catholicism as the largest Christian community in the world today. Catholic Studies is intended to provide students with an interdisciplinary understanding of Catholicism and its history, artistic and literary culture, philosophical and theological thought, and role in contemporary society.

If you are interested in more information about this certificate, please contact student-advice@artsandscience.usask.ca

Major Average

The major average in the Certificate Catholic Studies includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a Certificate in Catholic Studies, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum program requirements.

See Residency for additional details.

Requirements (18 credit units)

The certificate may be completed in conjunction with any degree in another subject area in the College of
Arts and Science.

  • RLST 112.3 
  • CTST 200.3 
  • CTST 300.3

Choose 9 credit units from the following:

3 credit units must be chosen from each of Area 1, 2, and 3. At least 3 credit units must be taken at the 300-level or higher. Students must choose courses from at least 2 different subject codes.

Area 1: Catholicism and History

  • HIST 202.3 
  • HIST 205.3 
  • HIST 211.3 
  • HIST 217.3 
  • HIST 230.3 
  • HIST 309.3 
  • HIST 320.3 
  • HIST 402.3 
  • RLST 221.3 
  • RLST 253.3 
  • RLST 254.3 
  • RLST 300.3 
  • RLST 363.3

Area 2: Catholic Thought and Culture

  • DRAM 303.3 
  • ENG 293.3
  • ENG 311.3
  • ENG 314.3
  • ENG 316.3
  • PHIL 210.3
  • PHIL 211.3
  • PHIL 412.3
  • RLST 219.3
  • RLST 225.3
  • RLST 229.3
  • RLST 365.3

Area 3: Catholicism and the Modern World

  • HIST 266.3
  • INTS 203.3
  • INTS 400.3
  • PHIL 404.3
  • PSY 261.3
  • RLST 210.3
  • RLST 277.3
  • RLST 314.3
  • RLST 328.3
  • RLST 375.3
  • SOC 321.3 
  • SOC 360.3 
  • SOC 413.3