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 participate in BIMD 48000 SENIOR SEMINAR or complete another programmatic capstone as approved by faculty members within the biomedical humanities program.

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

At least three courses from the following categories:

A. Select one of the following ethics-designated medical humanities courses:4
HEALTH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE:ES
HOW WE DIE:ES
ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH:ES
SEM: (The Science and Ethics of Human Cloning)
WHAT IS HUMAN?:ES
NARRATIVE BIOETHICS:ES
B. Select one more medical humanities course from the following: 14
SEM: (Women, Medicine, Media)
HEALTH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE:ES
AUTOBIO,ILLNESS,EMBODIMENT:IM
ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH:ES
AGING, SEX & THE BODY
GOING VIRAL (Epidemics in American History, Literature, & Culture)
C. Select one more course from list A, list B or from among the following:4
SEM: (Introduction to Medical Humanities)
SCIENCE AND CULTURE OF SLEEP
SEM: (Gimpy Geezers: Stereotyping Disability and Age)
SEM: (Sex Panic: Sexual Health and Outbreaks Through History)
GENETICS/ID/POPULAR CULTURE
GLOBAL HEALTH/HUMAN RIGHTS
EXPLORE ABILITY&DISABILITY:TT
WHATS NORMAL?I:PHYS ABNORMLTS
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
DEVELOP ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY
EXCEPTIONALITY:UD
DRUG USE AND ABUSE
SOCIAL INEQUALITY
STRATIFICATION AND HEALTH
SOC OF AGE, AGING & LIFE
SOC INSTITUTIONAL LONG-TERM
MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY:ES
FUNDAMNTL PRNCPLS OF ACTING:CM
SHAKESPEARE IN PERFORMANCE:CM
ORAL INTERPRETATION OF LIT:CM
CREATIVE DRAMATICS:CM
WRITING ABOUT:CM
BASICS OF CREATIVE WRITING:CM
CRAFT & TECH: POETRY:CM
CRAFT&TECH:CREATIVE NONFIC:CM
CRAFT & TECH: FICTION:CM
CRAFT & TECH: SCREENWRITING:CM
TEACHING/SUPERVISING WRIT:CM
or another course approved by the program
D. Select at least two of the following: 28
ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY I:W/LAB
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II-W/LAB
INTRO BIOL I W/LAB: SM
INTRO BIO II W/LAB:SM
PHYSIOLOGIC CHEM W/LAB:SM
INTRO TO ORGANIC CHEM-W/LAB
INTERMED ORGANIC CHEM-W/LAB
E. Senior Seminar 3
SENIOR SEMINAR
F. Service Learning: Completion of 30 documented hours in a healthcare setting.
Total Hours20