Course Details

ANTH 205 Introduction to Medical Anthropology

3 hours lecture, 3 units
Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option

Description: This course presents the cultural forces, among other social motivations, that are powerful influences on health and wellness-related behavior. Medical anthropology is a combined sub-branch of biological and cultural anthropology and is concerned with the application of anthropological and behavioral science theories and methods to address questions about health, illness and healing. This course is designed for students interested in culture, biology, and health.