Medical Anthropology

B.A., Medical Anthropology Requirements: 38 Credits

Select one of the following Introductory Courses:3
Introduction to Anthropology: Human and Cultural Diversity
Introduction to Anthropology: Culture, Ecology and Sustainability
Introduction to Anthropology: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health
Core courses:20
Medical Anthropology
Social and Cultural Theory
Statistics for the Social Sciences (In consultation with the student's advisor, ANT 314 can be substituted by a statistics course offered by a different department, such as BIO 311, MTH 361, and PSY 313.)
Qualitative Methods, Ethnography, and Engagement
Applied Research: Assessment and Evaluation
Senior Capstone: Applying the Social Sciences
Select one of the following:3
Global Health: A Biosocial and Justice-Oriented Approach
Healthcare, Society and Culture
Health, Disease, and Suffering in the Past and Present
Select 12 credits of any Anthropology (ANT) courses.
Total Credits38

Note: Medical Anthropology majors are encouraged to take any Creighton FLPA (Faculty Led Program Away) course cross-listed with ANT or taught by one of our program faculty. 

Students who are interested in a double-major in Social Work and Medical Anthropology should contact the current Program Director in Social Work and/or in Medical Anthropology for early advising toward an appropriate four-year plan.