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Medical Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Requirements

Medical Humanities Core (15 required credits)
Course Title Subject & Number Number of Credits Instructor
Introduction to Medical Anthropology ANTH 383 3 credits Melissa Cheyney
Literature, Writing, and Medicine ENG 489 4 credits Anita Helle
History of Medicine HSTS 417 4 credits Mike Osborne
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Science and Society HSTS 418 4 credits Anita Guerrini
Biomedical Ethics PHL 444 4 credits Courtney Campbell

 

Medical Humanities Colloquium (2 credits)
The Art of Healing  UHC/PHL 299 2 credits Team-taught

 

Medical Humanities Elective Courses (10 required credits)
Elective Courses in the Baccalaureate Core
Biological & Cultural Constructions of Race ANTH 345 3 credits ANTH staff
Human Impacts on Ecosystems BI 301 3 credits Patricia Muir
Native American Science and Technology ES 445 3 credits ES staff
Sociocultural Dimensions of Physical Activity EXSS 312 3 credits Brad Cardinal
Introduction to Health Systems and Services H 210 3 credits Stephanie Bernell
AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases H 312 3 credits

PH staff

Families and Poverty HDFS 447 4 credits HDFS staff
History of Modern Biology HSTS 415 4 credits Mike Osborne
Science and Society HSTS 418 4 credits Anita Guerrini
Science and Religion HSTS 423 4 credits Gary Ferngren
History of Psychotherapy HSTS 440 3 credits Mina Carson
Politics of Science PS 476 4 credits PS staff
Gender and Science WS 340 3 credits Janet Lee

 

Elective Courses Outside the Baccalaureate Core
Evolutionary Medicine ANTH 440/540 4 credits Melissa Cheyney
Nutritional Anthropology ANTH 444/544 4 credits Melissa Cheyney
Cross Cultural Health and Healing ANTH 474/574 4 credits ANTH staff
Advanced Medical Anthropology ANTH 483/583 4 credits Melissa Cheyney
Special Topics (with dept. approval) COMM 299 4 credits Staff
Health Policy Formation H 319 3 credits Stephanie Bernell
Environmental Health H 344 3 credits Anna Harding
History of Early Modern Europe HST 331 4 credits Lisa Sarasohn
History Seminar HST 407/507 5 credits History Faculty
Illness in America: 1492-1850 HST 415/515 4 credits Ben Mutschler
History of European Woman 1400-1789 HST 435 4 credits Lisa Sarasohn
History of Medicine HSTS 417/517 4 credits Mike Osborne
History of Animals in Science HSTS 437/537 4 credits Anita Guerrini
Medical Preceptorship GS 410 1 credit Ariella Wolf
Environmental Ethics PHL 440/540 4 credits Kathleen Moore
Death and Dying PHL 455/555 3 credits Courtney Campbell
Philosophy of Biology PHL 474/574 4 credits Jonathan Kaplan
Health Psychology PSY 498/598 3 credits Aurora Sherman
Sociology of Madness SOC 299 3 credits Kristin Barker
Health, Illness, and Society SOC 350 4 credits Kristin Barker
Sociology of Aging SOC 432/532 3 credits Sally Gallagher
Violence Against Women WS 270 4 credits Patti Watkins
Women, Weight, and Body Image WS 465/565 3 credits Patti Watkin