Medical Anthropology Major

Description: A program that focuses on biological, socio-cultural, psychological, and behavioral factors as they relate to health, illness, medical practices, and access to health care services. Includes instruction in ethno-medicine, urban health, international health, psychiatric and psychological anthropology, aging, and health and identity.

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Medical Anthropology Major

What Courses Do Medical Anthropology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Medical Anthropology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.