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ANTH 116W - Anthropology of Religion

GE Area/Graduation Requirement: GE Integration ID

Prerequisite: GE Foundation with a C grade or better, Breadth Area D and PLSI 2 .  
Examines the patterned belief systems of the world’s tribal, peasant, and sectarian societies. Stresses the role of religion in individual and group perception, cognition, ritual, and social organization. Topics include myth, magic, shamanism, mysticism, witchcraft, trance, hallucinogens, and cultism. Meets the upper-division writing skills requirement for graduation.

Units: 3

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

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