Program requirements | Saint Paul University

Honours B.A. with Major in Human Relations and Spirituality

School of Counselling , Psychotherapy and Spirituality

Foundational Courses (12 units)

Compulsory Courses (12 units)

  • HTP1102 Approaches in the Humanities: Interpreting the Human Experience
  • HTP1103 People, Social Justice and Ecology
  • HTP1105 Critical Analysis, Reading and Writing Academic Works
  • HTP1106 The First Peoples of Canada

Domain Specific Courses (42 units)

Compulsory Courses (36 units)

  • IPA1121 Human Behavior and Spirituality: Theoretical Foundations
  • IPA1122 Human Behavior and Spirituality: Empirical Observations
  • IPA2121 Perspectives on Psycho-Social Human Behavior
  • IPA2122 Research Methods and Ethics in Human Sciences (Qualitative Approach)
  • IPA2126 Developmental Psychology, Spirituality and Religiosity from Childhood to Adolescence
  • IPA2127 Developmental Psychology, Spirituality and Religiosity from Adulthood to Old Age
  • IPA3101 Psychology of Spiritual Experience
  • IPA3121 Theories of Personality
  • IPA3122 Cultural Diversity and Religious Pluralism
  • IPA3123 The Helping Relationships and Ethical Considerations
  • IPA4121 Basic Skills and Concepts in Counselling and Spirituality
  • IPA4122 Psychopathology: Causes and Impact on Human Relationships and Spirituality

Optional Courses

6 units from:

  • ECS3123 Psychological Impacts of Conflicts
  • IGL3126 The Spiritual Dimensions of Leadership and Group Facilitation
  • IPA2109 Internship I
  • IPA2123 Research Methods in Human Sciences (Quantitative Approach)
  • IPA3124 Family and Spirituality
  • IPA4124 Special Topics in Human Relations and Spirituality II
  • IPA4125 Research and Directed Work
  • PHI3307 Ethics, Multiculturalism and Immigration
  • PHI3309 Ethics and Religion

Elective Courses (66 units)

Students complete a second major (42 units) and 24 units or a minor (30 units) and 36 units.

18 units must be of 3000 or 4000 level.