Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health

The Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health program offers courses on mind, consciousness, cognitive science, psychology of religion, health psychology, and sociological analyses of physical and mental health.

The program focuses on the contributions of Buddhism to the modern understanding of consciousness, mental health and illness, and determinants of physical health.

 

    Admission Information

    • Apply to Humanities admission category on the St. George campus
    • Six Grade 12 U or M courses, including English 4U is required
    • Students outside of Ontario should have the equivalent senior high school credits

     

    Honours Bachelor Arts Program

    • Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health (minor)

     

    First-Year Courses

    There are no specific courses in Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health.

     

    Advice for First Year

    Students interested in Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health should take RLG 100Y1 – World Religions in their first year, or any Buddhism related course.

     

    Careers

    The Buddhism, Psychology and Mental Health program is concerned with general education and does not lead to specific careers or post-graduate programs.

    It seeks to enhance and supplement the value of subjects which do provide such opportunities and appeals to students from a wide range of backgrounds and with diverse career and postgraduate aspirations (e.g. medicine, education, law, business, public service).

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