Apr 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

ANT 392 Anthropology and Medicine

Spring Semester

This course will explore the nature of medical anthropology, its historical background and current theoretical perspectives. The course is designed to develop an awareness of the biological, cultural, linguistic, and historical variability within humankind related to health and disease. Topics include ethnomedicine, epidemiology, nutrition, growth and development, health care providers, health policies, and the language and speech of illness and wellness. Prerequisite: ANT 210  or ANT 220 .

3 credit hours