The Certificate in Applied 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 Anthropology 3.0 SP
ANTH 489C Cultural Anthropology 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 Anthropology 3.0 S1
Prerequisites: ANTH 303 or permission of instructor.
HCSV 579 Grant Writing and Other Fundraising Strategies 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 International Development and Globalization 3.0 S2

2 courses selected from:

ECON 375 The Developing Countries 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ECON 103.
ECON 470 International Economics 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ECON 301, ECON 370.
GEOG 301 Global Economic Geography 3.0 SP GC
GEOG 320 Introduction to Community and Rural Planning 3.0 FA
POLS 341 International Relations 3.0 FS *
POLS 441 International Politics: Theory and Concepts 3.0 FA WP
Prerequisites: POLS 341, ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
POLS 446A International Relations of the Middle East 3.0 F1
POLS 446B International Relations of Africa 3.0 SP
POLS 446C Inter-American Relations 3.0 SP
POLS 446D International Relations of the Pacific Basin 3.0 SP

This course is also offered as INST 446D.

POLS 446E Contemporary Russian Foreign Policy 3.0 FA
POLS 446F International Relations of 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 and Communicable Diseases 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: BIOL 104 is strongly recommended.
HCSV 328 Multicultural Health 3.0 FS USD

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 International Development and Globalization 3.0 S2
BIOL 350 Fundamentals of Ecology 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher, BIOL 152 or faculty permission. Some taxonomic background is recommended.

1 course selected from:

ANTH 333 Nature, Culture, Environment 3.0 Inq
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 Environmental Ethics 3.0 FS *
GEOG 444 Biogeography: Examination of Plant and Animal Distributions 3.0 S2
Prerequisites: GEOG 101 or BIOL 102 or BIOL 334 or equivalent. Recommended: GEOG 219.
GEOG 445 Pyrogeography 3.0 S1
Prerequisites: At least one of the following: AGRI 331, BIOL 414, BIOL 450, GEOG 343, GEOG 405, GEOG 444, GEOG 450, PSSC 330, PSSC 331, PSSC 334, PSSC 433, PSSC 436, PSSC 438, or faculty permission.
SOCI 420 Environmental Sociology 3.0 Inq

Track 4: Visual Anthropology: 9 units

1 course required:

ANTH 443 Visual Anthropology 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: ANTH 303 or faculty permission.

2 courses selected from:

ARTS 240 Introduction to Fine Art Photography 3.0 FS
CDES 206 Introduction to Photography and Digital Imaging 3.0 FS
CDES 216 Introduction to Digital Audio in Media 3.0 FS
CDES 314 Introduction to Multimedia Design and Development 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy, faculty permission.
CDES 342 Documentary Film 3.0 FS
CDES 496 Applied Photography and Digital Imaging 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: CDES 396 with a grade of C or higher or faculty permission.
JOUR 353 Photojournalism 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: JOUR 260 for majors; no prerequisite for non-majors.

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