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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 2019 semester.

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

Undergraduate Courses

MHHS-M 201 Intro to MHHS (3 crs.)

10:30-11:45 AM      MW                 Emily Beckman

9:00-10:15 AM        TuTh               Jane Hartsock

10:30-11:45 AM      TuTh               Angeline Larimer

9:00-11:40 AM        F                     Angeline Larimer

MHHS-M 301 Perspectives on Health, Disease and Healing (3 crs.)

3:00-4:15 PM         MW                 Elizabeth Nelson

MHHS-M 390  A Body of Law: Medicine, Humanities & Law (3 crs.)

6:00-8:40 PM         Tu                    Jane Hartsock

MHHS-M 492  Topics in MHHS: Narrative Medicine (1-3 crs.)

6:00-8:40 PM         Tu                    Emily Beckman

MHHS-M 492  Topics in MHHS: Playwriting & Medicine (1-3 crs.)

1:30-2:45 PM         TuTh                Angeline Larimer

MHHS-M 495 Seminar in MHHS (Capstone); Topic: TBA (3 crs.)

Ind Study               n/a                   Emily Beckman

MHHS-M 498 Readings in MHHS: Kindred Hospice Experience (1 cr.)

9:00-11:00 AM       Five (5) Fridays   Judi Izuka Campbell

                (8/30, 9/27, 10/25, 11/15, 12/06)

MHHS-M 498 Readings in MHHS: Kindred Hospice Experience (1-3 cr.)

Ind Study              n/a                   Emily Beckman

 

Graduate Courses

MHHS-M 501 Medical Humanities & The Illness Experience: Exploring the Human Condition (3 crs.)

3:00-5:40 PM         W                     Brandon Brown

MHHS-M 504 Introduction to Research Ethics (1-3 crs.)

3:00-4:40 PM         Th                    Staff

MHHS-M 592 Grad. Topics in MHHS: Narrative Medicine (3 crs.)

6:00-8:40 PM         W                     Emily Beckman

 

MHHS-M 592 Grad. Topics in MHHS: Medicine, Humanities & Law (3 crs.)

6:00-8:40 PM         Tu                    Jane Hartsock

MHHS-M 592 Grad. Topics in MHHS: Playwriting & Medicine (3 crs.)

1:30-2:45 PM         TuTh                Angeline Larimer

 

 

Health/Medicine-Focused Curricula in Liberal Arts at IUPUI

Anthropology

ANTH-E 411    Wealth, Exchange and Power in Anthropological Perspective (3 crs.)
12:00-1:15 PM            MW                 Susan Hyatt

ANTH-B 474    Forensic Anthropology, Archaeology and Taphonomy (3 crs.)
3:00-4:15 PM              MW                 Jeremy Wilson

 

Communication Studies:

COMM-C 392  Health Communication (3 crs.)
1:30-2:45 PM             TuTh                Jennifer Bute

 

Sociology:

SOC-R 320       Sexuality and Society (3 crs.)
Online                                               Ashley Sherrow

SOC-R 321       Women and Health (3 crs.)
Online                                               Cynthia Solinski

SOC-R 327       Sociology of Death and Dying (3 crs.)
12:00-1:15 PM           MW                 Lynn Pike

SOC-R 381       Social Factors in Health and Illness (3 crs.)
1:30-2:45 PM             TuTh               Kenzie Mintus

SOC-R 385       Aids and Society (3 crs.)
6:00-8:40 PM             Th                   Carrie Foote

SOC-R 410       Alcohol, Drugs and Society (3 crs.)
4:30-5:45 PM             TuTh                Robert Aponte

 

History:

HIST-H 364      History of Medicine and Public Health (3 crs.)
6:00-8:40 PM             Tu                    Elizabeth Nelson

 

Philosophy:

PHIL-P 383      Topics in Philosophy: Death, Dying, and Immortality (3 crs.)
12:00-1:15 PM           TuTh                Chad Carmichael

PHIL-P 393      Biomedical Ethics (3 crs.)
3:00-5:40 PM             W                     Richard Gunderman

 

Religious Studies:

REL-R 300        Studies in Religion: Yoga, Health, and Mindfulness (3 crs.)
12:00-1:15 PM           TuTh                Andrea Jain

PHIL-P 368      Religion and Healing (3 crs.)
10:30-11:45 PM         MW                 Kelly Hayes

           

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