Department Information

Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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ANT 318 - Medical Anthropology

Introduces a broad range of medical anthropology topics and research techniques, both traditional and modern. Investigates how different cultures respond to pain, suffering, illness, sex, death and healing in specific contexts; how experiences such as pain, misfortune and ecstasy are produced in a number of different societies.

Prerequisite: ANT 102 or 300 or SOC 100 or 150.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code C = offered at least once every two years
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.