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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BHAN 106 - Introduction to Anthropology of Health (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Introduces biocultural anthropological approaches to health. It covers topics ranging from evolutionary perspectives on health, ethnomedical systems, disease vs. illness, alternative medicine, placebo and nocebo, diet and nutrition, growth and development, reproductive health, aging, infections and chronic disease, stress, mental health, social determinants and health disparities.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ANTH 106 .
University Breadth: Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology Course Typically Offered: Fall
General Education Objectives:
Read Critically Analyze Arguments and Information Engage in Constructive Ideation Communicate Effectively in Writing Work Collaboratively Across a Variety of Cultures Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications Reason QuantitativelyReason Computationally Reason Scientifically