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Honors Carolina logoThe interdisciplinary Honors minor in Medicine, Literature, and Culture was developed in collaboration with Honors Carolina and the Department of Social Medicine in the UNC School of Medicine. It encourages students to explore the cultural and historical dimensions of medical practice by viewing the practice of medicine not simply as an application of chemical and biological analyses of and interventions in the functioning of the human body but also as a cultural practice embedded in changing ideas of disease, health, doctors, patients, medical institutions, and ethics. The minor is available to students accepted into Honors Carolina and to any undergraduate student who has achieved and maintains a grade point average of 3.00 or better. Requirements for the minor include the successful completion of five courses in three different disciplines (i.e. English, Sociology, and Anthropology, etc.)

Please visit the Honors Carolina website for more information about program requirements, eligibility, and admissions.