SOC 4620: Sects, Cults, and Violence (2024-2025)

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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. Typically offered: Spring.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Winter 20259 5 Jennifer McKinney
10:30AM-11:50 AM
Demaray Hall 259
30 of 30 seats open
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Attributes: Honors Course, Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term