Academic programs

Lecture Hall

St. Paul's, as a university college affiliated with the University of Waterloo, has professors on staff and teaches University of Waterloo courses and programs.

In particular, St. Paul's partners with the Faculty of Environment and Arts to offer: 

  1. The Bachelor of Environmental Studies degree in International Development. St. Paul's provides teaching resources, field work placement coordination, facilities and administrative support.
  2. The Master of Development Practice program. St. Paul's provides teaching resources and field work placement coordination.
  3. St. Paul’s University College (STP) is the academic home for the Indigenous Studies minor program. The program draws on courses developed and delivered by STP and cross-listed courses from relevant departments in the Faculty of Arts.
  4. St. Paul's is one of five co-sponsors of the University of Waterloo's Department of Religious Studies. The university college faculty offer courses in such areas as World Religions, New Testament Greek, Bible Ethics and Theology. These courses are open to all students.
  5. St. Paul’s University College (STP) is the academic home for the interdisciplinary Minor in Canadian Studies.  The program draws on courses developed and delivered by STP and cross-listed courses from a variety of departments in the Faculty of Arts.
  6. Minor in Human Rights, a program that draws on courses developed and delivered by STP and cross-listed courses from a variety of departments in the Faculty of Arts
  7. The Environment Living-Learning Community. The residence at St. Paul's provides housing facilities and programming resources to assist the Faculty in offering a valuable community opportunity to students in its programs.

St. Paul's is also involved in Native Studies and World Religions, which reflects its historic traditions, as well as a modern expression of its core values. Students from all faculties are able to take these University of Waterloo courses as electives or to form an option.