SOC 427 - Sociology of Religions

An analysis of religion as a social institution. Special consideration of religious conversion, religious conflict, fundamentalism, secularization, the formation of sects and cults, and the relationship of religion and gender, race, and politics. Prerequisite: SOC 100 plus 6 SOC hours, or permission of the instructor.

College: Sciences and Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: SOC 100
Co-requisite: none