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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SOC 334
Title Myth, Ritual and Society
Credits 3.0
Distribution DIII
Prerequisites SOC201 or SOC330 or permission of Department Chairperson


This course explores myth and ritual in social systems around the world and across time. It focuses on myths and their meanings, relations between myth, rituals, and social systems, and social scientific explanation of myth and ritual. Students will be expected to work independently and cooperatively on several projects. Three lecture hours per week.