Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Archaeology and Anthropology
Critically examines various approaches to the study of religion and religious symbolism. Different ways of interpreting myth, ritual, and symbol are considered through a survey of the works of both early social scientists and contemporary scholars. The role of symbols and rituals in social communication is examined.
Prerequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level ANTH or permission of instructor.
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