May 23, 2022  
2012-2013 Georgia Regents University Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Georgia Regents University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 5851 - Religion, Culture, and Society



This course examines the theories about the origins of religions and how religious belief shapes and is shaped by human behavior and thought. The course will examine basic concepts such as ritual, myth, and symbolism through consideration of a wide range of religious practices and beliefs. Case studies may address topics such as shamanism, cults, withchcraft, magic, healing, and the social power of religion. Prerequisite(s): ANTH 1102 or ANTH 2011 or permission of instructor.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 3 Contact Hours: 3 Lecture Hours: 3 Lab Hours: 0

Level Restrictions: Graduate-Semester

Schedule Type: Lecture, Lecture/Supervised Laboratory, Lecture/Unsupervised Lab, Seminar, Supervised Laboratory, Unsupervised Laboratory, Independent Study (Correspond)


Click here for the Schedule of Classes.