Minor Requirements

Students wishing to complete a minor in biomedical humanities choose a program advisor and, in conjunction with the advisor, select the courses most appropriate for them. Students taking the minor will complete 30 hours of experiential learning service work in a health care setting and take the accompanying 1-credit reflection course.

The minor consists of a minimum 20 semester hours of courses chosen from the following:

A. Required Course:4
INTRO TO MEDICAL HUMANITIES
B. Select at least two of the following, at least one of which must have an ES designation:6-8
WOMEN, MEDICINE, MEDIA:CA
LITERATURE AND MEDICINE:IM
BIMD 28000
Special Topics Seminars
BIMD 28000
The Ethics and Culture of Grey's Anatomy
BIMD 28000
The Complexities of Care and Confinement:ES
BIMD 28000
Disability and Illness in US Films: ES
BIMD 28000
Feminist of Color Perspectives on Disability, Illness, and Health:UD
BIMD 28000
Self-Care, Self-Love, and Mental Health
BIMD 28000
Deviant and Extraordinary Bodyminds: Disability and Aging in US Culture
BIMD 28000
Disability and Health in a Global Context:EW
GIMPY GEEZERS:ABLEISM/AGEISM
NARRATIVE BIOETHICS:ES
HEALTH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE:ES
AUTOBIO,ILLNESS,EMBODIMENT:IM
HOW WE DIE:ES
GOING VIRAL:CA (Epidemics in American History, Literature, & Culture)
ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH:ES
SCIENCE&ETHICS HUMAN CLON:ES (or INTD 28000: Science & Ethics of Human Cloning)
DISABILITY/ILLNESS US FILMS:ES
WHAT IS HUMAN?:ES
HEALTH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE:ES
ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH:ES
ANCIENT HEALTH/MEDICINE:CA
DISABILITY/ILLNESS US FILMS:ES
PSYCHOLOGY & FILM:ES
C. Select at least two additional courses from the above list, or from the following:6-8
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION:CA
GROUP INTERACTION PROCESSES
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
FAMILY COMMUNICATION:CA
NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION:CA
COMMUN BETWEEN CULTURES:EW
GENDER COMMUNICATION:CA
PERSUASION AND ATTITUDE CHANGE
INTERCULTURAL HLTHCRE COMM:UD
SHAKESPEARE IN PERFORMANCE:CM
ENTR MIND/CREAT&INNOVATION:CM
ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY:CA
FOOD:EATERS,EATING& THE ENV:CA
EXPLORE ABILITY&DISABILITY
FUNDAMNTL PRNCPLS OF ACTING:CM
CREATIVE DRAMATICS:CM
RESEARCH DESIGN & ANALYSIS:SM
DEVELOP ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
EXCEPTIONALITY:UD
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRO COUNSEL/CLINCL PSYC:ES
DRUG USE AND ABUSE
PSYC 38000
Judgment and Decision Making
STEREOTYPING & PREJUDICE:UD
INTRO TO PUBLIC HEALTH:UD
EPIDEMIOLOGY&HEALTHRESEARCH:SM
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY:CA
SOCIAL PROBLEMS:ES
SOCIAL INEQUALITY
RACE & ETHNICITY IN AMERICA:UD
SEX AND GENDER IN SOCIETY:UD
THE FAMILY
CRAFT & TECH: POETRY:CM
CRAFT&TECH:CREATIVE NONFIC:CM
CRAFT & TECH: FICTION:CM
CRAFT & TECH: SCREENWRITING:CM
TEACHING/SUPERVISING WRIT:CM
D. Experiential Learning: 11
Service in a Health Care Setting (30 hours)
SERVICE IN HEALTH CARE SETTING
Total Hours17-21
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Nursing majors are not required to complete the service hours or the BIMD 41000 course.