Medical Anthropology Minor (Arts Program) - ASMIN1778

Medical Anthropology is a subfield within Anthropology that draws on both socio-cultural and evolutionary anthropology to examine health inequalities, disease vulnerability, illness discourses and meanings, and therapeutic systems around the world. Training in medical anthropology is excellent preparation for graduate or professional education in public health, medicine, nursing, and other allied health careers.

Enrolment Requirements

This is an open enrolment program. A student who has completed 4.0 credits may enrol in the program.

Completion Requirements

(4.0 credits, including 1.0 or 1.5 credits at the 300+ level)

First Year:
1. ANT100Y1

Second Year:
2. ANT205H1 and ANT208H1
3. 0.5 credit from: ANT204H1, ANT207H1, ANT203Y1
(Students who want to focus on evolutionary/biological approaches to medical anthropology should take ANT203Y1).

Upper Years:
4. Up to 1.5 credits from the following courses, up to a total of 4.0 credits to complete the minor program. Students who complete ANT203Y1 need to take 1.0 credit, and students who take ANT204H1 or ANT207H1 need to take 1.5 credits, from the following: ANT334H1, ANT337H1, ANT338H1, ANT345H1, ANT348H1, ANT357H1, ANT358H1, JAR301H1, ANT434H1, ANT435H1, ANT458H1, ANT460H1, ANT474H1, ANT476H1.

Health-related Special Topics courses at the 300 or 400 level, and health-related Independent Research courses at the 400-level, will count towards program requirements