2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 215 - Introduction to Faith, Witchcraft and Magic

Credits: 3
Introduces students to the anthropological study of religion as a human institution. Examines the history, methods, and current status of the field.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Define religion, magic, and witchcraft from an anthropological viewpoint.
  2. Compare various theoretical approaches to the anthropological study of religion.
  3. Explain the role religion, magic, and witchcraft plays in the lives and cultures of people around the world.
  4. Discuss the origin, history, and functions of various world religions in their original cultural contexts.
  5. Compare and contrast the belief systems, theologies, and practices of major world religions from an anthropological perspective.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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