2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Sep 29, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 228 - Health, Healing and Culture

Credits: 3
Health and healing from an anthropological perspective. Cross-cultural investigation of social, ecological, and evolutionary aspects of human health. Biocultural approaches to contemporary health issues.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Articulate the difference between disease and illness.
  2. Compare and appreciate the perception and treatment of illness across cultures.
  3. Identify the ways in which health and health care is situated within cultural, economic and political contexts.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of how cultural ideologies are embodied as pathologies.
  5. Analyze contemporary health challenges from an anthropological perspective.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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