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For up-to-the-minute course listings, including enrollment information, see The Office of the Registrar.

Click here to see a list of MHHS and MHHS-related courses for the Fall 2018 semester.

Click here to see a list of MHHS courses for the Spring 2019 semester.

Course syllabi are available in the tabs above and on the Course Catalogue tab.

Undergraduate Courses

 

MHHS-M 201– INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL HUMANITIES AND HEALTH STUDIES

                24686 MoWe 10:30-11:45AM                          Angeline Larimer
                25480 TuTh    9:00-10:15AM                             Jane Hartsock
                26061 MoWe 3:00-4:15PM                               Angeline Larimer
                32192 TuTh    3:00-4:15PM                               Elizabeth Nelson

MHHS-M 301– PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTH, DISEASE, AND HEALING

                22012 MoWe 3:00-4:15PM                               Emily Beckman 

MHHS-M 420– THE CULTURE OF MENTAL ILLNESS: REPRESENTATIONS OF IN LITERATURE AND FILM

                32197 We       6:00-8:40PM                               Rudy Banerjee

MHHS-M 492– TPCS IN MHHS: MOTHERHOOD IN MED HUMANITIES >>NEW<<

                32195 Mo       6:00-8:40PM                               Jane Hartsock

 

Graduate Courses

MHHS-M 504– INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH ETHICS

                21279    Tu            3:00-4:40PM                         Margaret Gaffney

MHHS-M 520– THE CULTURE OF MENTAL ILLNESS

                32198    We          6:00-8:40PM                         Emily Beckman

MHHS-M 592– GRAD TPPCS IN MH: MOTHERHOOD IN MED HUMANITIES               >>NEW<<

                32196    Mo          6:00-8:40PM                         Jane Hartsock

Undergraduate Courses

ANTH-B 468– BIOARCHAEOLOGY

                32168 TuTh        12:00-1:15PM                         Jeremy Wilson

COMM-C 392– HEALTH COMMUNICATION

                23738 TuTh        12:00-1:15PM                         Jennifer Bute

GEOG-G 410– MEDICAL GEOGRAPHY

                27100 We           6:00-8:40PM                           Rudy Banerjee

HIST-H 364– HISTORY OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

                24100 Tu            6:00-8:40PM                            Elizabeth Nelson

PHIL-P 393-BIOMEDICAL ETHICS

                            F               TBD                                            Peter Schwartz

REL-R 383– POWER, SEX, MONEY**

                32810 TuTh       1:30-2:45PM                            David Craig

REL-R 323– YUPPIE YOGIS AND GLOBAL GURUS

                30977 TuTh      12:00-1:15PM                           Andrea Jain

SOC-R 320– SEXUALITY AND SOCIETY

                22839 ARR       Web-based Class (WB) WEB                    Ashley Sherrow

SOC-R 321– WOMEN AND HEALTH

                26890 ARR       Web-based Class (WB) WEB                    Cynthia Solinski

SOC-R 327– SOCIOLOGY OF DEATH AND DYING

                22151 MoWe   12:00-1:15PM                           Lynn Pike

SOC-R 381– SOCIAL FACTORS IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS

                22580 TuTh       6:00-8:40PM                            Kenzie Mintus

SOC-R 385– AIDS AND SOCIETY

                23365 Th            6:00-8:40PM                            Carrie Foote

SOC-R 410– ALCOHOL, DRUGS, AND SOCIETY

                25382 TuTh        4:30-5:45PM                           Robert Aponte

SOC-R 415– SOCIOLOGY OF DIABILITY

                26892 ARR        Web-based Class (WB) WEB                Kenzie Mintus (2nd 8-week course) 

 

Graduate Courses

ANTH-A 560– VARIABLE TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY

                24682    TuTh       12:00-1:15PM                      Jeremy Wilson

COMM-C 592– ADVANCED HEALTH COMMUNICATION

                24064    Tu            6:00-8:40PM                         Jennifer Bute

ECON-E 643– HEALTH ECONOMICS I

                24664    Fr            8:30-11:00AM                      Sumedha Gupta

ECON-E 744– SEMINAR IN HEALTH ECONOMICS

                23937    Fr            11:30AM-1:00PM                Anne Royalty

HIST-H 546– HISTORY OF SCIENCE, MEDICIINE, AND TECHNOLOGY

                26990    Tu            6:00-8:40PM                         Elizabeth Nelson

SOC-R 515– SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND ILLNESS

                31169    TuTh       4:30-5:45PM                         Kenzie Mintus

 

Notes: 

1. Courses marked * require prior arrangement for MHHS elective credit

2. Topics (variable title) courses are specific to topics (titles) listed here. Other variable titles may not apply. 

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Perspectives in Health, Disease, and Healing (MHHS-M 301) Click here to see an example of the syllabus.

Literature of Addiction (MHHS-M 492, MHHS-M 592) This course explores the ways in which, through literature, certain understandings of addiction are constructed, represented, and proliferated throughout our culture. The class will explore the ways in which the concept of addiction is represented in various cultural forms and in specific texts. Additionally, the course will look closely at the relationship between the idea of addiction and other categories such as gender, sexuality, normalcy, and creativity. Click here to see an example of the syllabus.

Culture of Mental Illness (MHHS-M 492, MHHS-M 592) This course explores the ways in which certain understandings of mental illness are constructed, represented, and proliferated throughout our culture, by examining text and film. We will consider how we as individuals and as a society are affected by different representations of mental illness, and how this translates into everyday interaction with others. Click here to see the syllabus.

Seminar in Medical Humanities-Health Studies (MHHS-M 495) Medical Humanities and the Concept of Hope
This course explores the ways in which the concept of hope is represented in various cultural forms and in specific texts. We will look closely at the relationship between hope and healthcare, specifically health, disease and healing. We will consider how we as individuals and as a society are affected by various representations of hope, and how this translates into our own personal understanding of hope, and our everyday interactions with others. Click here for an example of the syllabus.

Medical Humanities and the Concept of Hope (MHHS-M 498)
Students interested in MHHS-M495 are welcome to sign up for MHHS-M 498 as the non-capstone version of the course.

Introduction to Research Ethics (MHHS-M 504)
Clickhere for an example of the syllabus