Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ANTH 386 - MEDICINE, FOOD, AND HEALTH

Long Title: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF FOOD AND HEALTH
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group II
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Food is increasingly understood and manipulated at the molecular level and used in therapy or disease prevention. This course focuses on the fluid intersection of biomedicine and nutrition as changes in agriculture, food safety, and research into the physiological and genetic effects of food alter how Western cultures eat. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ANTH 586. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 386 if student has credit for ANTH 586.