ANP 370: Culture, Health, and Illness introduces students to a wide variety of cross cultural perspectives on how people understand illness and medicine. The course will explore how culturel gives meaning to birth, death, and living. Students will also examine how western ideas about promoting health and avoiding sickness compare to similar ideas in other cultures.
Students can take this course online from anywhere in the world and make progress towards their degree. All that students need is a computer, a modern browser, and a broadband internet connection. None of the anthropology online classes have an on-campus component or require that students purchase expensive textbooks.