Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 431 - RELIGION AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE

Long Title: RELIGION AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Interdisciplinary approach founded on biological, cross-cultural, evolutionary, neurological and cognitive studies of religion. Explores extreme religious experiences, ritualized behaviors, shamanism and religious therapy, religious community, universality of religion, and transmission of religious ideas and practices. 5000 word research paper. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 531. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 431 and RELI 531.