Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

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:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
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: Cannot register for RELI 431 if student has credit for RELI 531.