About the Medical Humanities Minor
The Medical Humanities Minor could be of particular interest to students planning
careers in health care, public administration, and medicine. This minor provides the
critical thinking and decision-making skills and knowledge of ethical theory and reasoning
that are vital to physicians and medical personnel.
Minimum of 18 credits of philosophy coursework that meets the following six requirements
The Medical Humanities minor incorporates and builds upon the core courses from the
Medical Humanities Block U program. These Block U courses allow students to explore
traditional dichotomies and discuss specific cases and embed them in a larger question
about normalcy. Students will additionally take courses from the communication and
writing, philosophy and ethics, and history and literature disciplines to further
explore the topics of health care and the history of medicine.
Spring 2024 Foundation Course Offerings
Spring 2024 Communication & Writing Course Offerings
Spring 2024 Philosophy & Ethics Course Offerings
Spring 2024 History & Literature Course Offerings