CRM 472 “Cults” and Conspiracies: From Belief to Destructive Action

Explores beliefs in conspiracy theories as well as membership in “cult” groups. Analyzes how these beliefs and affiliations are established and maintained and how some individuals come to take destructive action in response to those beliefs. Individually, and in relationship to each other, conspiracy theories and cults will be explored from the perspective of psychology and criminology.  

Credits

4

Prerequisite

CRM 322 (with grade of C- or higher)

General Education

Offered

  • Irregular