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ANTH 121: Ethnomedicine


Units: 4

Provides knowledge of medical systems cross culturally including the three ancient literary systems (Chinese, Ayurvedic, Greco-Arabic), shamanism, folk medicine, and biomedicine. Readings focus on the beliefs and organization of each system, types of practitioners, types of sicknesses treated, and how anthropologists research and understand these phenomena.

Course Details
Repeats Allowed for Credit: 0

Normal Letter Grade with Pass/No Pass option

GE Requirements
  • Upper Division: Writing in the Discipline
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Social Science
  • Approaches to Knowledge: Arts and Humanities
  • Badge: Societies and Cultures of the Past
  • Badge: Diversity and Identity
  • Badge: Global Awareness
  • Badge: Practical and Applied Knowledge
  • Badge: Ethics

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite Courses: ANTH 001 or ANTH 120
Instructor Permission Required: No


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