The Medical Anthropology minor introduces students to the factors that influence health and well-being, the experience and distribution of illness, the prevention and treatment of sickness, healing processes, therapy management, and the cultural importance of having multiple medical systems.

Minor in Medical Anthropology Requirements: 18 Credits1

Select one of the following Introduction courses:3
Introduction to Native American Studies: Anthropological Approaches
Introduction to Anthropology: Human and Cultural Diversity
Introduction to Anthropology: Culture, Energy and Sustainability
Introduction to Anthropology: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health
Both of the following courses:
ANT 363Medical Anthropology3
ANT 418Healthcare, Society and Culture3
Select one of the following methods courses:3
Research Design for the Social Sciences
Qualitative Methods In The Social Sciences
Electives6
Select six elective credits from any ANT courses numbered above 300.
Total Credits18
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Nursing students have different requirements for the Medical Anthropology Minor. Please see below.

Minor in Medical Anthropology (Nursing students only) (18 credits):

Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Anthropology: Human and Cultural Diversity
Introduction to Anthropology: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health
Take each of the following:
ANT 316Qualitative Methods In The Social Sciences3
ANT 363Medical Anthropology3
ANT 493Directed Independent Readings1
NUR 200Statistical Reasoning3
NUR 353Principles of Population-Based Health Care3
NUR 485Policy and Advocacy in Health Care2
Total Credits18