Health and Society Major

What is the SMU Department of Anthropology, Health & Society Major?

Housed in the Department of Anthropology, the Health & Society Major is an interdisciplinary program for students interested in the practice and study of health in global and cultural contexts.

The major includes courses spanning lab, behavioral, and social sciences, an ethics component, as well as a capstone course or project. The foundation courses include introductory, intermediate and advanced level classes where students in this major come together in shared experience.

If you would like to be added to our email list for upcoming events and activities related to the Health & Society major, please complete the Interest Form and submit it to Tiffany Powell ( in the department office.

Want to see how the Health and Society Major is applied in the real world? Check out the Benefits of the Major

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