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Graduate Catalog 2009-10 
    
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 5250 - Spirits and Medicine


This course explores how healing is linked to belief and in turn how beliefs about well-being, illness, and treatment are culturally prefigured. Students will examine healing practices in the United States and cross-culturally as they relate to belief and consciousness, including western medicine and alternatives, spirit possession and trance, and methods of divination.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ANTH 2400.

Credits: 3 hrs.

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate Students. All 5000-level courses have the following prerequisites: Junior/senior status and at least 12 credits in anthropology, including the specific prerequisite for each course.



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