Anthropology: Applied Medical Anthropology, M.A.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 34

Program Code: M025 Q035

  • this program is Non-Thesis only

Required Courses

Core Courses 1
ANTH 5123Contemporary Culture Theory3
ANTH 5223Foundations of Social Thought3
ANTH 6633Method and Theory in Biological Anthropology3
ANTH 6843Foundations of Biological and Medical Anthropology3
ANTH 5001Professionalization in Anthropology1
Applied Anthropological Methods
Choose from:3
Applying Anthropology to Contemporary Social Problems
Or alternative as approved by the student's Chair and Committee
Ethnographic Methods
Choose from:3
Ethnography of Communication
Ethnographic Methods
The Anthropology of Communities
Or alternative as approved by the student's Chair and Committee
Statistical Methods
Choose from:3
Statistical Concepts in Anthropology (taken for Graduate Credit)
BSE 5163
(Biostatistical Methods I - HSC course)
Statistical Applications in Health and Exercise Science
Fundamentals of Sociological Statistics
Or alternative as approved by the student's Chair and Committee
Culture and Health
Choose from:3
The Anthropology of Aging
Anthropology and the Health of Indigenous People
Psychiatric Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Or alternative as approved by the student's Chair and Committee
3 hours of coursework selected in consultation with the student's Chair and Committee3
ANTH 6310Internship in Applied Medical Anthropology6
Total Credit Hours34

A grade of B or higher is required in the Anthropology Core courses.

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.