Spring 2019 Course Offerings
The following courses are being offered during the Spring 2019 semester. All of the courses listed are related to the health humanities and qualify for the undergraduate literature, medicine, and culture minor.
ANTH 147: Comparative Healing Systems (SS, GL)
Peter Redfield | TuTh 11:00am-12:15pm + Recitation
In this course we compare a variety of healing beliefs and practices so that students may gain a better understanding of their own society, culture, and medical system.
ANTH 319: Global Health (SS, GL)
Amanda Thompson | MWF 10:10-11:00am + Recitation
This class explores some of the historical, biological, economic, medical, and social issues surrounding globalization and health consequences.
ANTH 470: Medicine and Anthropology (SS)
Martha King | TuTh 9:30-10:45am + Recitation
ENGL 690: Early Modern English Medical Discourse and Literature
Mary Floyd-Wilson | TuTh 12:30-1:45pm
GEOG 222: Health and Medical Geography (SS, GL)
Michael Emch | TuTh 12:30-1:45pm
The human ecology of health is studied by analyzing the cultural/environmental interactions that lie behind world patterns of disease distribution, diffusion, and treatment, and the ways these are being altered by development. Previously offered as GEOG 445. (GHA).
Media and Journalism
MEJO 560: Environmental and Science Journalism
Thomas Linden | MW 12:30-1:45pm
Prepare students to work as environmental and science journalists. The course emphasizes writing skills in all delivery formats and interpreting environmental, science, and medical information for consumers.
PLCY 565: Global Health Policy (GL)
Benjamin Meier | TuTh 11:00am-12:15pm
Coursework will focus on public policy approaches to global health, employing interdisciplinary methodologies to understand selected public health policies, programs, and interventions. For students who have a basic understanding of public health.
SOCI 422: Sociology of Mental Health and Illness (SS)
Taylor Hargrove | TuTh 11:00am-12:15pm
Taylor Hargrove | TuTh 12:30pm-1:45pm
Examines the uniqueness of the sociological perspective in understanding mental health and illness. Draws upon various theoretical perspectives to best understand patterns, trends, and definitions of mental health and illness in social context. Focuses on how social factors influence definitions, perceptions, patterns, and trends of mental health and illness.
SOCI 469: Health and Society (SS)
Liana Richardson | TuTh 9:30-10:45am
Liana Richardson | TuTh 11:00am-12:15pm