REL3500 Sociology of Religion

Course Overview

Educational Level: Upper undergraduate, Bachelor
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Darryl Tukufu

Course Description:

Introduction to sociological theories of religious behavior, the social consequences of different kinds of religious organizations and beliefs, and illustrates that much of the social world is built on practices and beliefs that are rooted in religious traditions throughout the world.

How This Course Benefits Students:

According to Mooney (Sociology of Religion:2010)). regular attendance at religious services increases academic achievementand those who are more observant of their religious traditions also report being more satisfied at college.?

Why This Course Is Important:

Studying the sociology of religion will assist students conduct a comparative analysis of the relationships between the role, ritual and belief systems of religious institutions and their social contexts.