Pre-Approved Electives

Elective courses that are pre-approved for the tracks in Medical Anthropology (MedAnth) and Law, Politics, and Economics (LPE) are listed below. For the Socio-Cultural Anthropology (SCA) track, all ANT courses (except required courses) are eligible for elective course designation.


Spring 2018-2019 pre-approved electives:

LPE | 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)

MedAnth | Medical Anthropology
ANT 215 Human Adaptation | may count as a required or elective course
ANT 240 Medical Anthropology (also HUM 240) | counts as a required course
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)

SCA | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
All ANT courses except ANT 300, ANT 301, and ANT 390 are eligible as SCA electives.


Fall 2018-2019 pre-approved electives:

LPE | 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 | 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 | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
All ANT courses except ANT 300, ANT 301, and ANT 390 are eligible as SCA electives.


Spring 2017-2018 pre-approved electives:

LPE | 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 | Medical Anthropology
ANT 206 Human Evolution (206A or 206B) | may count as a required or elective course
ANT 235 Medical Humanities (also HUM 235) | counts as a required course
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 | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
All ANT courses except ANT 300, ANT 301, and ANT 390 are eligible as SCA electives.


Fall 2017-2018 pre-approved electives:

LPE | 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 | 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 | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
All ANT courses except ANT 300, ANT 301, and ANT 390 are eligible as SCA electives.


Spring 2016-2017 pre-approved electives:

LPE | 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 | Medical Anthropology
ANT 206 Human Evolution (206A or 206B) | may count as a required or elective course
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 | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
All ANT courses except ANT 300, ANT 301, and ANT 390 are eligible as SCA electives.


Fall 2016-2017 pre-approved electives:

LPE | 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)

Medical Anthropology (MedAnth)
ANT 215 Human Adaptation (also EEB 315) | may count as a required or elective course
NES 361 /ANT 361 Bioethics, Sex and Society in Muslim Communities
GHP 350 /ANT 380 Critical Perspectives in Global Health

SCA | Socio-Cultural Anthropology
All ANT courses except ANT 300, ANT 301, and ANT 390 are eligible as SCA electives.


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