Medical Anthropology Certificate
Designed for students seeking expertise in the cross-cultural understanding of health and illness, as well as anthropological perspectives on science and medicine. Courses offer training in medical anthropology, science studies, representations and practices of health and illness, health and identity, and the relationships among gender, race, class, medicine, and science.
1. For each certificate, complete three courses listed below; attain a 3.0 GPA minimum in those courses.
2. Attend three Anthropology Colloquia and write a 300-500 word report and/or analysis for each event; these will be reviewed and evaluated by the Undergraduate Director. If you are applying for multiple certificates, you only need to submit three summaries TOTAL. It is your responsibility to plan ahead and attend colloquia before you submit your certificate application. See the department events webpage for upcoming events.
Medical Anthropology Courses:
Anthro 45A. Science, Culture, Power
Anthro 50B Gender and Global Health
Anthro 121D Cross-Cultural Studies in Gender
Anthro 125F Humans and Other Animals
Anthro 128A Science, Technology, Controversy
Anthro 128B Race, Gender, and Science
Anthro 129 by petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending on the topic
Anthro 132A Psychological Anthropology
Anthro 134B Cultures of Biomedicine
Anthro 134A Medical Anthropology
Anthro 134C Medicine, Food, and Health
Anthro 134F Anthropology of the Body
Anthro 134G HIV/AIDS in a Global Context
Anthro 134I Comics and Medicine
Anthro 134N Disease, Health, and Inequality
Anthro 136K The Woman and the Body
Anthro 139 By petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending on the topic
Gen&Sex 60A Gender and Science
Gen&Sex 188 Topics in Gender, Feminism, and Science