2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Medicine and Society (MSOC) Minor

The minor in Medicine and Society consists of 21 credit hours distributed as below. A minimum of 14 hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. 

Required Minor Courses
ENGL 3154Literature, Medicine, and Culture3
Select one of the following:3
History of Disease, Medicine, and Health
History of Modern Biology
History of Science
History of Science
Select one of the following:3
Medical Sociology
Sociology of Aging
Drugs and Society
Sociology of Mental Illness
Medical Geography
Technology and Disability
Select one of the following:3
Medical Dilemmas and Human Experience
Biomedical Ethics
Subtotal12
Elective Courses
Select 9 credit hours of the following: 9
Literature and the Environment 1
Medical Geography (if not taken as requirement)
Human Development I: Childhood and Adolescence
Human Sexuality
Issues in Aging
Advanced Family Relationships
History of Science (if not taken as requirement)
War and Medicine
History of Disease, Medicine, and Health (if not taken as requirement)
History of Modern Biology (if not taken as requirement)
Multicultural Communication 1
Morality and Justice
Ethical Theory 1
Philosophy of Biology 1
Introduction to Public Health
Health Psychology 1
Religious Ethics
Sociology of Aging (if not taken as requirement) 1
Drugs and Society (if not taken as requirement) 1
Medical Sociology (if not taken as requirement) 1
Sociology of Mental Illness (if not taken as requirement) 1
The Life Sciences and Society
Technology and Disability (if not taken as requirement)
Contemporary Issues in Science, Technology, and Society
Internship (max. 3hrs for the minor credit)
Undergraduate Research (max. 3hrs for the minor credit)
Gender and Science 1
Subtotal9
Total Credits21
1

Courses have prerequisites. 

A GPA of 2.0 in all courses taken from the minor checksheet is required. Courses must be taken for a grade.

Enrollment information is on the MSOC Scholar site. Please sign up as a guest for information. Students will be enrolled as participants when they formally enroll in the minor.