Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ANTH 586 - MEDICINE, FOOD, AND HEALTH

Long Title: MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF FOOD AND HEALTH
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
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 386. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 586 if student has credit for ANTH 386.