The Certificate in Cultural Anthropology

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.

5 courses required:

ANTH 483 Field Methods in Ethnography 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: ANTH 303 or permission of instructor.
ANTH 485 Formal Methods for Anthro 3.0 SP
ANTH 489C Cultural Anth Internship 1.0 -6.0 FS
Prerequisites: Faculty permission.

Note: ANTH 489C must be taken for at least 3 units.

ANTH 495 Proseminar in Applied Anthro 3.0 S1
Prerequisites: ANTH 303 or permission of instructor.
HCSV 579 Grant Wrtg/Other Fundraising 3.0 FS

Select a track in consultation with the certificate coordinator to complete certificate requirements.

Track 1: International Development: 9 units

1 course required:

ANTH 437 Anthro/Development Issues 3.0 S2

2 courses selected from:

ECON 375 Developing Countries 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ECON 103.
ECON 470 International Economics 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ECON 301.
GEOG 301 Global Economic Geography 3.0 SP NW
GEOG 320 Intro Community & Rural Plng 3.0 FA
POLS 341 International Relations 3.0 FS *
POLS 441 Intl Pols: Theory & Concepts 3.0 FA WP
Prerequisites: POLS 341, ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
POLS 446A Intl Relations: Middle East 3.0 F1
POLS 446B Intl Relations: Africa 3.0 SP
POLS 446C Inter-American Relations 3.0 SP
POLS 446D Intl Relations: Pacific Basin 3.0 SP

This course is also offered as INST 446D.

POLS 446E Contemp Rus Foreign Policy 3.0 FA
POLS 446F Intl Relations: Western Europe 3.0 FA
POLS 446G Canadian Foreign Policy 3.0 Inq
SOCI 441 Sociology of World Affairs 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, SOCI 300, SOCI 310, senior standing.

Track 2: Medical Anthropology: 9 units

1 course required:

ANTH 435 Medical Anthropology 3.0 Inq

2 courses selected from:

BIOL 307 Microbes and Disease 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: BIOL 101 or BIOL 108. Not open for credit to students majoring in microbiology or who have taken, or are taking, BIOL 211.
ECON 352 Medical Economics 3.0 FS *

This course is also offered as HCSV 333.

HCSV 320 Chronic/Communicable Diseases 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: BIOL 104 is strongly recommended.
HCSV 328 Multicultural Health 3.0 FS Eth

This course is also offered as MCGS 328.

HCSV 362 Environmental Health 3.0 FS
HCSV 463 Epidemiology 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: MATH 105. Recommended: HCSV 320.
PSYC 323 Health Psychology 3.0 FS

Track 3: Environment and Development: 9 units

2 courses required:

ANTH 437 Anthro/Development Issues 3.0 S2
BIOL 350 Fundamentals of Ecology 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: BIOL 152 or faculty permission. Some taxonomic background is recommended.

1 course selected from:

ECON 365 Environmental Economics 3.0 FS
GEOS 536 Applied Ecology 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: BIOL 350.
PHIL 329 Environmental Ethics 3.0 FS *
RELS 347 Cross-Cultural Environ Ethics 3.0 FS *
SOCI 420 Environmental Sociology 3.0 Inq
GEOG 444 Biogeography 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: GEOG 101 or BIOL 102 or BIOL 334 or equivalent. Recommended: GEOG 219.
SOCI 420 Environmental Sociology 3.0 Inq

Track 4: Anthropology of Education: 9 units

1 course required:

ANTH 451 Ethnolinguistics 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: ANTH 304 or permission of instructor.

2 courses selected from:

EDTE 302 Access & Equity in Education 3.0 FS
ENGL 371 Principles of Language 3.0 FS *
ENGL 470 Second Language Acquisition 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 371.
PSYC 353 Learning in the Young Child 3.0 FS
PSYC 362 Psychology of Learning 3.0 FS

Three semesters of a foreign language are recommended for Track 4.

A 2.5 GPA is required for all courses taken for the certificate.