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Course Catalog 2021-2022 
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 265 - Medical Anthropology

Medical Anthropology explores how socio-cultural and biological factors influence practices of health and well being. Students in the course will learn about (1) diverse experiences and cultural influences on the distribution of illness, (2) cultural breadth in prevention and treatment of sickness and healing processes, (3) ways to document and understand the social relations of therapy management, and (4) the potential social benefits of pluralistic medical systems.

Credits 1

Social Science


Social Science

Beyond the West

Compass Attributes
Global Honors, Social Science, Structure/Power/Inequality, Taylor and Lane Scholars