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Courses

Major Requirements

a. Core Requirements (15 credits)

Complete all five courses from the following

  • MEDH 101 Introduction to the Medical Humanities –  3sh
  • ANTH 180 Health and Healing in a Cross-Cultural Perspective – 3sh
  • PHIL 204 Philosophical Issues in Biomedical Ethics – 3sh
  • MEDH 301 Medicine, Literature and Illness –  3sh
  • MEDH 491 Capstone Project in the Medical Humanities –  3sh

b. Human Biology Requirement (4 credits)

Complete one course from the following

  • ANTH 101 Physical Anthropology –  4sh
  • BIOL 110 Biology of Human Life – 4sh
  • BIOL 112 Principles of Biology –  4sh

c. Social Sciences Requirement (3 credits)

Complete one course from the following

  • CHAD 210 Child Abuse and Neglect –  3sh
  • PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology –  3sh
  • SOCI 104 Sociology of the Family –  3sh

d. Humanities Requirement (3 credits)

Complete one course from the following

  • HIST 241 History of Public Health in The United States –  3sh
  • RELG 218 Death, Dying and Afterlife –  3sh
  • WRIT 351: Medical Rhetorics: Texts, Bodies, Illness, Treatment – 3sh

Electives – 15 SH

Complete 15 semester hours from the following

a. Caregiving Aging Studies and Disability Studies (0-15 credits)

  • ANTH 105 Intro to Disability Studies, Rights and Culture – 3sh
  • ANTH 205 Disability in U.S. Popular Culture –  3sh
  • ANTH 350 Anthropology of Aging and the Aged – 3sh
  • ARTH 280 Introduction to Art Therapy – 3sh
  • MUTH 100 Introduction to Music Therapy – 2sh
  • NURS 330 Nursing Care and the Aging Patient – 3sh
  • RELG 218 Death, Dying and Afterlife – 3sh
  • RELG 232 Body, Mind and Soul –  3sh
  • PSYC 268 Psychological Aspects of Aging – 3sh

b. Communication And Advocacy (0-15 credits)

  • CHAD 201 Literacy in Child Advocacy and Policy –  3sh
  • CMST 160 Introduction to Health Communication – 3sh
  • CMST 260 Health Communication Theory – 3sh
  • CMST 363 Health Communication in Interpersonal Contexts – 3sh
  • FREN 121 Intermediate French I – 3sh
  • NURS 320 Scholarly Writing for the Nursing Professional – 3sh
  • NURS 420 Interdisciplinary Communication and Education – 3sh
  • SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish I – 3sh
  • WRIT 351: Medical Rhetorics: Texts, Bodies, Illness, Treatment – 3sh

c. Human Biological and Psychological Well-Being (0-15 credits)

  • ANTH 101 Physical Anthropology –  4sh
  • BIOL 110 Biology of Human Life – 4sh
  • BIOL 111 Emerging Diseases – 3sh
  • BIOL 112 Principles of Biology I – 4sh
  • BIOL 113 Principles of Biology II – 4sh
  • BIOL 215 Human Heredity – 3sh
  • PSYC 227 Psychological Aspects of Human Sexuality – 3sh
  • PSYC 302 Health Psychology – 3sh
  • PSYC 320 Developmental Psychology I – 3sh
  • PSYC 332 Psychological Foundations of Personality – 3sh
  • PSYC 354 Clinical Psychology – 3sh
  • PSYC 365 Abnormal Psychology – 3sh
  • PSYC 402 Systems of Psychotherapy – 3sh

d. Community And Public Health (0-15 credits)

  • ANTH 330 The Anthropology of Food and Nutrition – 3sh
  • ANTH 423 Community and Health –  3-4sh
  • ANTH 440 Medical Anthropology – 3sh
  • CHAD 202 Cultural Competencies in Child Welfare – 3sh
  • CHAD 210 Child Abuse and Neglect – 3sh
  • HLTH 102 Introduction to Public Health – 3sh
  • HLTH 204 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Health – 3sh
  • NURS 430 Population and Global Health – 3sh
  • PSYC 366 Health Psychology: Applications to the Community – 3sh
  • SOCI 104 Sociology of the Family – 3sh
  • SOCI 240 Statistics for Social Science Research – 3sh
  • SOCI 309 Sociology of Health and Illness – 3s