Mar 29, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [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 related to belief and consciousness, including western medicine and alternatives, spirit possession and trance, and methods of divination.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisites: Junior status and 12 hours of course work in anthropology, including ANTH 2400.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to upper level and graduate students.

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