Dec 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

ANT 340 - Medical Anthropology


Instructor
Cho

Cross-cultural study of belief systems concerning health and illness, practices of diagnosis and treatment, and roles of patients and practitioners. Western biomedicine and non-Western health care systems are examined. The interaction of ecological and cultural factors that influence disease manifestations, and the bio-cultural context of sickness and therapy are explored.

Satisfies a major & minor requirement in Anthropology.

Satisfies the Cultural Diversity requirement.
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought requirement.

 

Prerequisites & Notes
Offered in alternating years.