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ANSO 372: Alternative Realities: Symbols, Rituals, World Views

Term: Spring

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F9

Humans are always searching for meaning and order beyond the limits of the activities that are needed to guarantee their immediate survival. This course will consider the role of symbolic activity in the construction and maintenance of coherent and comprehensive systems of meaning that integrate human experience with the workings of the larger world or cosmos.

Prerequisites: Introductory Anthropology, or permission of the instructor