SOC 4620: Sects, Cults, and Violence (2022-2023)

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This course situates sects and cults as New Religious Movements (NRMs) within the social institution of religion. The course examines the diversity of these movements, making sense of them sociologically to understand how sects and cults emerge, how they differ from one another, and why some become violent.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Spring 41103 5 Jennifer McKinney
M,W,F
10:30AM-11:50 AM
03/29-06/02
Demaray Hall 259
30 of 30 seats open
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Attributes: Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term