Pre-Approved Electives

Courses that are pre-approved for the tracks in Medical Anthropology (MedAnth) and Law, Politics, and Economics (LPE) are listed below. For students in the Socio-Cultural Anthropology (SCA) track, courses are not individually listed because any course with an ANT course number may be used to satisfy an SCA course requirement. Also not listed are ANT 390 (required for the LPE and SCA tracks) and ANT 300 and ANT 301 (required for all three tracks).


Fall 2019-2020 pre-approved courses:

LPE Track | Law, Politics, and Economics
ANT 219 Catastrophes across Cultures: The Anthropology of Disaster (also ENV 219)
ANT 227 Urban Anthropology (also URB 225)
ANT 231 Business Anthropology (also ENT 231)
ANT 246 Native American and Indigenous Studies: An Introduction (also AMS 246)
EAS 225 /ANT 323 Japanese Society and Culture
ANT 309A Forensic Anthropology and Urban Bodies (also STC 310A, URB 309A)
ANT 406 Theoretical Orientations in Cultural Anthropology: Conspiracy Theory and Social Theory
ANT 453 Rituals of Governing (also AFS 453)

MedAnth Track | Medical Anthropology
ANT 219 Catastrophes across Cultures: The Anthropology of Disaster (also ENV 219)
ANT 309A Forensic Anthropology and Urban Bodies (also STC 310A, URB 309A)
ANT 309B Forensic Anthropology and Urban Bodies (also STC 310B, URB 309B)
ANT 331 Sensory Anthropology
GHP 350 /ANT 380 Critical Perspectives in Global Health 

SCA Track | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Any course with an ANT course number may be used to satisfy an SCA course requirement.


Summer 2019 pre-approved courses:

LPE Track | Law, Politics, and Economics
GLS 327 /ANT 348 Xenophobia and Xenophilia in Germany 
GLS 333 /ANT 393 Becoming Brazil 


Spring 2018-2019 pre-approved courses:

LPE Track | Law, Politics, and Economics
ANT 223 Policing and Militarization Today (also AMS 223, AAS 224)
ANT 319 Revolt (also NES 319)
LAS 217 /ANT 339 Brazil-Africa: Critical Perspectives on South-South Networks 
AFS 205 /ANT 384 Religion, Politics, and Power in Africa and the Diaspora
ANT 434 Postcolonialism without Colony: Marx, Subaltern Studies, and Ottoman Imperial Orders (also NES 434)
ANT 446 Nuclear Things and Toxic Colonization (also ENV 364)
ANT 461 Disability, Difference, and Race (also GHP 461, AAS 364, GSS 461)

MedAnth Track | Medical Anthropology
ANT 215 Human Adaptation 
ANT 240 Medical Anthropology (also HUM 240) 
EAS 312 /ANT 312 Mind, Body, and Bioethics in Japan and Beyond
ANT 360 Ethics in Context: Uses and Abuses of Deception and Disclosure
GHP 304 /ANT 376 Reproductive Technologies and the Politics of Life
WWS 375 /ANT 388 Gender and Public Health: Disparities, Pathways, and Policies 
ANT 405 Topics in Anthropology: AIDS in the Americas (also LAS 414, GSS 407, GHP 415)
ANT 446 Nuclear Things and Toxic Colonization (also ENV 364)
ANT 461 Disability, Difference, and Race (also GHP 461, AAS 364, GSS 461)

SCA Track | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Any course with an ANT course number may be used to satisfy an SCA course requirement.


Fall 2018-2019 pre-approved courses:

LPE Track | Law, Politics, and Economics
ANT 219 Catastrophes across Cultures: The Anthropology of Disaster (also ENV 219)
ANT 225 Debt
ANT 232 Social Lives, Social Forces
ANT 314 The Anthropology of Development (also ENE 314, AFS 314)
EAS 225 /ANT 323 Japanese Society and Culture
ANT 336 The Anthropology of Selected Regions: The Amazon (also LAS 384)
ANT 363 Gangsters and Troublesome Populations
LAS 307 /ANT 387 Social Justice and the Latin American City
NES 391 /ANT 391 Secularism
ANT 407 Ethnography of Law
LAS 486 /ANT 486 Anthropology of Populism

MedAnth Track | Medical Anthropology
ANT 219 Catastrophes across Cultures: The Anthropology of Disaster (also ENV 219)
ANT 305 Psychological Anthropology (also HLS 305)
GHP 350 /ANT 380 Critical Perspectives in Global Health
ANT 442 Death, Aging, and Mortality: Cultural and Biosocial Perspectives

SCA Track | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Any course with an ANT course number may be used to satisfy an SCA course requirement.


Spring 2017-2018 pre-approved courses:

LPE Track | Law, Politics, and Economics
ANT 203 Economic Life in Cultural Context
ANT 319 Revolt (also NES 319)
AAS 302 /ANT 378 Political Bodies: The Social Anatomy of Power & Difference
ANT 421 The Resource Curse and Development in Africa (also AFS 320)

MedAnth Track | Medical Anthropology
ANT 206 Human Evolution (206A or 206B
ANT 235 Medical Humanities (also HUM 235) 
EAS 312 /ANT 312 Mind, Body, and Bioethics in Japan and Beyond
AAS 302 /ANT 378 Political Bodies: The Social Anatomy of Power & Difference
ANT 405 /GSS 406 Topics in Anthropology: Queer Ethnography

SCA Track | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Any course with an ANT course number may be used to satisfy an SCA course requirement.


Fall 2017-2018 pre-approved courses:

LPE Track | Law, Politics, and Economics
ANT 225 Debt
ANT 309A Forensic Anthropology and Epigenetics in Urban America (also STC 310A)
EAS 225 /ANT 323 Japanese Society and Culture
EGR 385 /ANT 385 Ethnography and Wicked Problems

MedAnth Track | Medical Anthropology
GSS 203 /ANT 243 Introduction to Global LGBTQ Studies
ANT 309B Forensic Anthropology and Epigenetics in Urban America (also STC 310B)
GHP 350 /ANT 380 Critical Perspectives in Global Health

SCA Track | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Any course with an ANT course number may be used to satisfy an SCA course requirement.


Spring 2016-2017 pre-approved courses:

LPE Track | Law, Politics, and Economics
ANT 228 Urban Ecologies (also ENV 228, URB 228)
ANT 304 Political Anthropology
ANT 332 Power and Politics in Southeast Asia
ANT 416 Anthropologies of Water (also ENV 416)
SLA 420 /ANT 420 Communist Modernity: The Politics and Culture of Soviet Utopia

MedAnth Track | Medical Anthropology
ANT 206 Human Evolution (206A or 206B
ANT 209 Making Gender: Bodies, Meanings, Voices (also GSS 209)
ANT 360 Ethics in Context: Uses and Abuses of Deception and Disclosure
GHP 300 /ANT 386 Gender and Illness Experience in the United States Today
ANT 403 Race and Medicine (also AAS 403, GHP 403)
ANT 416 Anthropologies of Water (also ENV 416)

SCA track | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Any course with an ANT course number may be used to satisfy an SCA course requirement.


Fall 2016-2017 pre-approved courses:

LPE Track | Law, Politics, and Economics

ANT 207 The American Family in Law and Society
ANT 314 The Anthropology of Development (also ENE 314, AFS 314)
ANT 342 The Anthropology of Law
ANT 404 Special Topics in Regional Studies – Infrastructures of Modernity in the Middle East (also NES 404)
ANT 417 Labors of Consciousness: Culture, Capital, Moral Economy (also AFS 417)

MedAnth Track | Medical Anthropology 
ANT 215 Human Adaptation (also EEB 315) 
NES 361 /ANT 361 Bioethics, Sex and Society in Muslim Communities
GHP 350 /ANT 380 Critical Perspectives in Global Health

SCA Track | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Any course with an ANT course number may be used to satisfy an SCA course requirement.


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