Trinity Western University

Core Requirements

Religious Studies Requirement

RELS 101 - Introduction to Old Testament Studies - 3 sem. hrs.

RELS 102 - Introduction to New Testament Studies - 3 sem. hrs.

Religious Studies Biblical Content Course*

Religious Studies Christianity and Culture / Inter-Cultural Religious Studies Course**

  • Students are encouraged to take RELS 101 and 102 during their first year at TWU.
  • Students may challenge the RELS 101 and/or RELS 102 courses by writing an exam provided by the chair of the Religious Studies department. Successful passing of these exams would enable the student to take another Biblical Content* RELS course in each instance.
  • If PHIL 210 or PHIL 310 is chosen to fulfill the Christianity and Culture / Inter-Cultural Religious Studies** requirement, it cannot also be counted as the Philosophy Requirement (see Double Counting Policy).
  • * Biblical Content - RELS course with a middle digit of 0-5

    ** Christianity and Culture / Inter-Cultural Religious Studies - RELS course with a middle digit of 6-9 or PHIL 210 or 310

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