Aug 08, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 3550 - Medical Anthropology


Non-Western medical systems and theories of health and disease causation; social basis for diagnosis and cure; curing rituals; symbolism of health and illness. Ecological factors in health and nonhealth; systemic connections between health concepts, culture, and environmental situations.

Requisites: ANTH 2010
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Ability to analyze real world data utilizing theory and methods from medical anthropology.
  • Depth of knowledge in the field of medical anthropology.
  • Understanding of how human evolutionary pathways affects human health today.



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