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Anthropology (ANTH) Courses Listing - Medical Anthropology I

Anthropology 3312 Medical Anthropology I
The course critically discusses the influence of culture on western medicine in a historical perspective. In order to offer a point of contrast, a variety of indigenous (Chinese, Ayurveda, and Shamanism) and alternative healing methods (Rolfing, Acupuncture, Reiki, and Therapeutic Touch) are reviewed.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Anthropology 2515 and 2517 or permission of the instructor
Offering: 3-0; 0-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Anthropology 3320 may not take Anthropology 3312 for credit.
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences