Medical Anthropology (Minor)

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​​Medical Anthropology is the study of how health and illness are shaped, experienced, and understood in light of global, historical, and political forces. This area of specialization crosses two subfields in the discipline of Anthropology – Biological and Cultural Anthropology. This minor is especially appropriate for Heath Science students.

Course Requirements

Course Title Quarter Hours
ANT 102CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY4
ANT 104INTRODUCTION TO BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY4
ANT 272INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY4
Select two of the following:8
HUMAN VARIATION
ISSUES IN GLOBAL HEALTH
GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH
GLOBAL HISTORY OF HEALTH
Select one 200 or 300-level Anthropology course4

Students majoring in Anthropology (BA) or minoring in Anthropology are restricted from earning this minor.​​​