Department of Sociology

Sociology of Religion > SYO 4200

Course Details

SYO 4200
Sociology of Religion
3 Credit Hours

Course Focus

An introduction to religion as a sociological phenomenon, including the social conditions under which organized and folk religion arises, the role of religious beliefs and practices in social life, the interrelationship of religion and other primary identities (race and ethnicity, gender, social class, sexuality), civil religion, secularization, and the impact of religion on other social institutions. Special emphasis is placed on the diversity of religious traditions in South Florida.
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