Dec 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate HillBook (Class of 2021) 
  
2017-2018 Undergraduate HillBook (Class of 2021)

ANT 328 - Illness and Society

Three Credits
Not Offered 2016-2017

An introduction to Medical Anthropology, this course involves an exploration of the social factors that influence the distribution and treatment of illness in society. The class will also include a critical examination of the U.S. health care system and the evolution of the doctor-patient relationship in our society. Students will be presented with cross-cultural views on a variety of health problems through scholarly articles and ethnographies.