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Social Studies of Medicine

Can be taken as: Minor Concentration

The Minor Concentration in Social Studies of Medicine is an interdisciplinary concentration of courses designed to address the needs of 1) undergraduates preparing for one of the health professions and 2) social science and humanities undergraduates who wish to gain a broader interdisciplinary understanding of medicine and health issues.

The Minor presents medicine as a complex network of institutions, cultures and political relations embedded in the institutions, cultures and political relations of the larger society. Courses are divided into three groups: History of Medicine, Anthropology of Medicine, and Sociology of Medicine.

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DETAILED PROGRAM OUTLINE:

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration Social Studies of Medicine (18 Credits)