SOC 253 - Sociology of Religion

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Explores religion in its social context.Covers the functions and organization of religious institutions, sociological theories of religion, the intersection of religion with other social institutions, religion's role in social cohesion and conflict, and demographic trends in religion.
3 credits. Lecture 3 hours. 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course provides students with an understanding of religion in its social context.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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