Religion, culture and society

Find your edge with UVic's Religious Studies Program.

Study what interests you

This program focuses on the place and function of religions in society—today and in the past.

Through the exploration of both traditional and spiritual dimensions of religion, you'll look at the important role that religion plays in the social, political and artistic spheres of most human societies.

Our program reflects the growing diversity of belief systems within Canada, emphasizing the need to understand differences and similarities between religions in our increasingly interconnected world.

Undergraduates can choose from major, general and minor programs.

Learn more about studying religion, culture and society.