Course Schedule - Fall 16

     

HURC 201 001 (CRN: 15567)

INTRO TO MEDICAL HUMANITIES

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL HUMANITIES
Department: Humanities Division
Instructors:
Ostherr, Kirsten A.
Mitchell, Beverly M.
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR HNZ 207 (22-AUG-2016 - 2-DEC-2016) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 17
Enrollment data as of: 23-MAY-2017 5:39PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
14-DEC-2016  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W TBA TBA
 
Description: Examines the history of medicine, concepts of disease vs illness, narrative medicine, health disparities, religion, spirituality, and the role of science and technology on the practices of healthcare. Students will develop skills in close reading, interpretation, historical contextualization, critical thinking. This course is required for the minor in Medical Humanities.