The Ph.D. Program in Cultural Anthropology

Medical Anthropology Specialization

Courses in Specialization - MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

  • Core Courses (6 hours)
    • ANTH 5336 - Anthropology and Medicine
    • ANTH 6343 - Health and Medical Systems
  • Electives (21 hours, of which 6 hours need to be on medical topics). Any department course in cultural anthropology at the 5000 level or higher, including up to two semesters of Independent Study (ANTH 6351, 6352), and approved by your Advisor may be taken as Electives. These may include but are not limited to:
    • ANTH 5359 - Linguistics
    • ANTH 6303 - Political Economy of Health
    • ANTH 6305 - Applied Anthropology
    • ANTH 6307 - International Health
    • ANTH 6316 or 6317 - Advanced Seminar in Ethnology: Any Health/Medical Topic
    • ANTH 6327 - Gendered Lives and Global Change
    • ANTH 6344 - Global Population Issues: An Anthropological Approach
    • ANTH 6346 - Environmental Anthropology and Development
    • ANTH 6351, 6352 - Independent Studies
    • ANTH 6384 - Global Issues and Development: An Overview
    • ANTH 6390/6391 - Current Issues in Anthropology
    • WS 6300 - Advanced Feminist Theory