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    Expected duration

    • 18 credit hours

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    Program options

    • Minor

Program details

The Faculty of Arts offers a minor option in Catholic Studies.

Expected duration: 18 credit hours

The Catholic Studies minor consists of 18 credit hours of Catholic studies courses and/or courses acceptable for Catholic studies credit.

Earning a minor in Arts

A minor is comprised of 18 credit hours which are in a subject field that is different from a declared major. To earn a minor in a subject field as part of a Bachelor of Arts degree, a student must successfully complete 18 credit hours in a subject field approved by the Faculty of Arts as a minor.
Minors offered by the Faculty of Arts are listed under each area of study’s section of the Academic Calendar. Arts students may complete minor programs offered by other Faculties/Schools providing the minor program consists of a minimum of 18 credit hours and all other degree requirements are satisfied.

Degree requirements for all BA degrees

Students in the BA General, BA Advanced and BA Honours degree must complete the following requirements as part of their degree:

  • 6 credit hours of humanities
  • 6 credit hours of social sciences
  • 6 credit hours of sciences
  • 3 credit hours of written English (W)
  • 3 credit hours of mathematics (M)
  • 3 credit hours of Indigenous course content (students entering as of fall 2021)
  • 6 credit hours in each of 5 different subject fields

The 3 credit hours of written English and 3 credit hours of mathematics are to satisfy the written English and mathematics requirement.

For full details on these requirements, refer to the Academic Calendar.

Sample course offerings

  • CATH 1190: Introduction to Catholic Studies (3 credit hours)
  • CATH 2010: Literature and Catholic Culture 1 (3 credit hours)
  • CATH 2100: Field Studies in Catholic Culture (6 credit hours)
  • CATH 2200: Catholicism and Human Sexuality (3 credit hours)
  • CATH 2300: The Jesuits: Their Legacy and Influence (3 credit hours)
  • CATH 2400: Mystics, Saints, and Sinners: The Quest for Holiness in the Catholic Church (3 credit hours)
  • CATH 2500: Reshaping the Catholic Landscape in Canada (3 credit hours)
  • CATH 2700: Catholicism and the Paranormal (3 credit hours)
  • CATH 3900: Catholic Social Teaching (3 credit hours)

For full course descriptions, please visit the Academic Calendar.

Admission requirements

The following are minimum requirements for entry into the Catholic Studies minor. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

For entry to the Catholic Studies minor, you must have:

Please check with your faculty for details on how to declare Catholic studies as your minor program of study.

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Mailing address
Undergraduate Admissions
424 UMSU University Centre
University of Manitoba
66 Chancellors Circle
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2 Canada

Office location
Room 424 UMSU University Centre
65 Chancellors Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)

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Phone: 204-474-8808
Toll-free: 1-800-224-7713 ext 8808

Program inquiries

Catholic Studies
St. Paul’s College
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Phone: 204-474-9165