CHTH 414  Health and Culture: A Global Perspective: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

(F, Su) This course will provide students with a global perspective of health.Students will assess health conceptions, health-related behavior, sickness distribution, treatment and experience cross culturally. Students will identify and discuss how these concepts are both similar and different across the globe. Theoretically, this course is rooted in the discipline of Medical Anthropology, a growing subfield of Anthropology that seeks to understand how health is shaped by, and experienced in light of, changing socio-cultural, economic, environmental, and geopolitical factors across the globe.