University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
RELIGION AND CULTURE
 

Subject: ANTH

Course Number : 1305

Course Title:  RELIGION AND CULTURE

Course Description:

The relationship of religion to human behavior in societies of various kinds is examined in this course. The objective is to gain an understanding of the different theories that have been offered by anthropologists to explain the widespread existence of religion in modern and tribal societies. Special attention is given to the problem of defining religion and witchcraft and the religious treatment of death.

Credit Hours: 3 cr

GE: Cultures       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  ANTH 0101, SOC 0101

Course Level: upper level