Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 531 - RELIGION AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE

Long Title: RELIGION AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must 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. GR: seminar leadership, 7500 word research paper. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: RELI 431. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both RELI 531 and RELI 431.