Undergrad Program Emphasis Courses


Culture and Society Emphasis

Required: ANTHRO 90B-Theory of Culture and Social Anthropology
Required: ANTRHO 91-Methods and Evidence in Anthropology

Example of Courses within the Culture and Society Emphasis (20 units required)

  • ANTHRO 121A: Hip Hop, Youth Identities, and the Politics of Language
  • ANTRHO 134: Cultural Studies
  • ANTHRO 126: Urban Culture in Global Perspective
  • ANTHRO 149: South Asia: History, People, Politics

 

Ecology, Environment, and Evolution Emphasis

Required: ANTHRO 90C: Theory of Ecological and Environmental Anthropology
Required: ANTRHO 91-Methods and Evidence in Anthropology

Example of Courses within the EE Emphasis (20 units required)

  • ANTHRO 161A: Human Ecology: Adaptions to Climate and Climate Change
  • ANTHRO 162: Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Problems
  • ANTHRO 155: Research Methods in Ecological Anthropology
  • ANTHRO 169: The Ecology of Cuisine: Food, Nutrition, and the Evolution of the Human Diet

See 2015-2016 Ecology and Environment courses offerings.

 

Medical Anthropology Emphasis

Required: ANTHRO 90B-Theory of Culture and Social Anthropology
Required: ANTRHO 91-Methods and Evidence in Anthropology

Example of Courses within the Medical Anthropology Emphasis (20 units required)

  • ANTHRO 82: Medical Anthropology
  • ANTHRO 138: Medical Ethics in a Global World
  • ANTHRO 176: Culture, Minds, and Medicine
  • ANTHRO 175: Human Skeletal Anatomy
  • ANTHRO 184: Spirituality and Healing

See 2015-2016 Medical Anthropology courses offerings.

 

Self-Designed Emphasis

Required Theory Course: ANTHRO 90B: Theory of Culture and Social Anthropology OR ANTHRO 90C: Theory of Ecological and Environmental Anthropology
To be discussed with your faculty advisor and Student Services Specialist. Course taken will depend on the theme of the self-designed emphasis.

Required Methods Course: ANTHRO 91: Methods and Evidence in Anthropology
Students who choose the self-designed emphasis will work with their faculty advisor to discuss their emphasis interests and ideas in order to design an approved plan of study. This plan of study may include core emphasis courses from the Culture and Society, EEE, or Medical Anthropology fields. Please see the Student Services Specialist for more details.