The discussion-based course explores the various medical systems, practices, and concepts in the Asian continent including acupuncture, chi, herbalism, Tibetan Buddhism, shamanism, yoga, and Ayurveda. Definition of health, illness etiology, diagnoses, and treatment methodologies of a medicine must be addressed within the context of other social institutions such as religion, history, gender, and political economy. Experiential learning is integrated and complements course content.

Satisfies Anthropology major and minor requirement.
Satisfies East Asian Studies minor requirement.
Satisfies Health and Human Values minor requirement.
Satisfies Social-Scientific Thought Ways of Knowing requirement.
Satisfies Cultural Diversity requirement.


Class Details
Course ANT 381
Section 0
CRN 20014
Time F
Time 0110 - 0400pm
Building 1015 CHAM
Instructor Helen Halaweh
Max 15
Current 0
Remaining 15
Semester Spring 2022