May 17, 2024  
2023-24 University Catalog 
    
2023-24 University Catalog
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ANTH 3374 - Health, Healing, and Culture


1 Course Unit(s)
Medical anthropology is a sub-field of anthropology concerned with health and healing systems cross-culturally. This course examines cultural conceptions of disease, illness, and healing as they vary across cultures. Topics surveyed include the role of healers in culture, biomedicine as a cultural system, mental illness, childbirth and reproduction, and non-Western medical traditions.

General Education Requirement(s): Upper-level Liberal Arts; Writing Intensive
Prerequisite(s): FYS 1104  
Corequisite(s): None
Pre/Corequisite(s): None



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