CURRICULUM OF THE PROGRAM IN MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

YEAR 1:Semester 1
ANTH 701 Social Theory and Ethnography
ANTH 703 Evolution/Ecology
ANTH 470 Medicine and Anthropology
possibly one elective

Semester 2
ANTH 702 Social Theory and Ethnology
ANTH 704 Evolution/Ecology
ANTH 750 Seminar in Medical Anthropology
possibly one elective

Year 2:
Semester 3
ANTH 750 Seminar in Medical Anthropology(Continuation)
One area course
One or two electives within the department

Semester 2
3 electives (two of which possibly are from outside the department)
2 electives to be decided upon with the Program in Medical Anthropology faculty 4th semester paper or ANTH 993 and M.A. thesis

Year 3:
Semester 5
Quantitative Methods (ANTH 725) or a methods course in another department (e.g., BIOS 105 or BIOS 111), selected in consultation with medical anthropology committee
ANTH 897/898 Medical Anthropology Seminar in Selected Topics

Semester 6
Professional Preparation Course, e.g., ANTH 817
Complete Language Requirements
Take Ph.D. Written and Oral Examinations

Year 4:
Fieldwork
ANTH 994 (Doctoral Dissertation)

RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES FROM SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

– DEPARTMENT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY (Berton H. Kaplan, Contact)
EPID 160 Principles of Epidemiology, OR
EPID 168 Fundamentals of Epidemiology
EPID 256 Cardiovascular Disease
EPID 264 Culture and Health

– DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH EDUCATION
HEED 101 Aging and Human Development
HEED 102 Community Organization for Health Education
HEED 108 Minority Health and Health Services Delivery

– DEPARTMENT OF NUTRITION (John Anderson, Contact)
NUTR 50 Introduction to Nutrition (Graduate students would need to register for this course under NUTR 140)
NUTR 110 Applied Nutrition for Health Professionals
NUTR 215 International Nutrition

– DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (Dan Beauchamp, Contact)
HPAA 175 Policy Initiatives for the Aging
HPAA 207 Evolution, Organization and Financing of Health Systems
HPAA 208 Health Policy and Politics

Electives from other departments in consultation with committee.