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2017-2018 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 226 - Sociology of Religion (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
This course provides an introduction to the study of religion from a sociological viewpoint: basic definitions and concepts in the sociology of religion; methods of studying religious beliefs and practices; group processes, organizational forms and religious leadership; secularization, church-state issues, and contemporary fundamentalism; religiosity and conversion; and religious beliefs/practices as these interact with socio-economic status, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.