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ANTH 260

ANTH 260 Medical Anthropology
3 Credits

This course will introduce students to the field of medical anthropology, the study of the relationship of human health and illness to cultures, biology, and environmental and social justice. This will include reviewing the major theoretical perspectives, the social construction of sickness and healing, cross-cultural examples and case studies, healing traditions, biomedical knowledge and practice, and the politics of resource allocation.

Prerequisites
ANTH 102, SOCI 101 or SOCI 102

Transfer Credits
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