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SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectSociology
Number & Suffix: 124
Full UC Title: SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION 
Transcript Title: SOC OF RELIGION 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines religion from a social science perspective. Whether easily recognizable or not, many phenomena in our modern society are closely connected to religion. This lecture provides students with the necessary skills to analyze the relationship between societal phenomena and religion. In the first half of the lecture, we learn basic knowledge about religious sociology. In the second half, we will consider actual events. In this course, we neither support nor criticize any religion. The course discusses religion purely from an academic point of view. Through this course students learn sociological perspectives on religious beliefs, practices, and institutions. This course examines how religion influences society and culture and how society and culture in turn influences religion. Language of instruction differs by year. Assessment: class participation (20%), midterm exam (40%), and final exam (40%). 
Language of Instruction: Japanese
 
Partner Title: SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION 
Partner University Department: Sociology 
Partner University Course Number: SOC210J