Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

SY311/RE311
Sociology of Religion
1.0 Credit

An introduction to the classical and contemporary writers in the sociology of religion. Using several theoretical perspectives, the class will explore such classical and contemporary issues as church, sect and cult, the relationship of religion to industrial development, magic and alienation in technological society. (Cross-listed as RE311*.)†

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
One of SY203*, SY280, SY281 or 1.0 senior RE credit (or permission of the department).